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SKS365 Further Enhances Its Legal, Compliance And AML Function By Appointing A Supervisory Body

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SKS365 Further Enhances Its Legal, Compliance And AML Function By Appointing A Supervisory Body
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The new supervisory body will comprise four professionals
with proven experience in the legal, academic and military sectors:
Antonio Conte, Massimo Ignesti, Stefano Mele and Ranieri Razzante

At SKS365 we are committed to being leaders in Legal, Compliance and AML to further ensure a safe, fair and open environment for our customers, therefore the Company is proud to announce that its Legal, Compliance and AML infrastructure grows stronger with the adoption of a state-of-the-art organisational model pursuant to law 231/2001. The Company announces the establishment of a Supervisory Body and the appointment of four new senior members with proven experience in the legal, academic and military sectors.

The Supervisory Body will work alongside the Legal, Compliance and AML Department and will be entrusted with independent control, audit and risk management tasks across the Company.

SKS365 – international gaming and betting operator with a leading market share in Italy through the Planetwin365 brand – carefully selected the following four professionals that will comprise the Supervisory Body:

Massimo Ignesti (Chairman), an international expert on security and terrorism financing; Brigadier General (retired) of the Carabinieri Corps. General Ignesti comes with a background as commanding officer of domestic and overseas investigative units; senior intelligence officer; as well as Corporate Security Manager at Eni;

Prof. Avv. Ranieri Razzante (Deputy Chairman), a foremost legal scholar; Chair in Anti-crime Legislation at the University of Bologna; Director of the Center for Research on Security and Terrorism; President of the Italian Association of Anti-Money Laundering and Special Adviser to the Parliamentary Anti-Mafia Commission;
Avv. Antonio Conte, a leading barrister; Past President of the Bar Council of Rome;

Avv. Stefano Mele, a cybersecurity expert; President of the Cyber Security Commission of the Italian Atlantic Committee; President of the Cybersecurity Working Group of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy (AmCham). Avv. Mele has been designated a “Key Opinion Leader for Cyberspace Security” by Born as well as one of the “20 best Cyber Policy Experts in the world” by Forbes Magazine.

The Legal & Compliance department has selected four profiles with diversified and complementary skills. The Supervisory Body will be pivotal to SKS’s legal, compliance and AML systems. In addition to the usual audit tasks, the Supervisory Body will oversee the security of the IT networks and of the financial flows, the risk management function and will work alongside the AML/MLRO to further develop the Company’s internal control systems to prevent potential offenses within our sector, constantly exposed to risks.

SKS365’s Country Manager, Francesco Gaziano, quipped: “We continue to attract high-profile, leading professionals and recognised experts. Our talent pool is becoming a distinctive competitive advantage. We keep investing in compliance, risk management and internal controls. In fact, we believe that compliance is a competitive lever and creates value by improving reputation, enhancing transparency, and reducing operational risk for the benefit of our customers and employees. For SKS365 it is essential that we offer to our customers a safe, fair and open environment where they can enjoy our entertaining product and share our passion for sports”. “SKS365 – he highlights – has been executing a spectacular turnaround. The new management is serious about getting without any exception. I tell you, we are building the absolute best-in-class in the industry”.

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Netherlands’s Kansspelautoriteit Clarifies Licence Application Deadlines

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Dutch gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) has clarified its rules around the submission of documents for prospective online licensees, announcing that certain documents required to receive a licence may be submitted later than the application.

KSA clarified that, as long as the application is submitted by April 15, the documents will not be required until July 1 in order to grant a licence on the market’s October 1 opening date.

The October 1 launch date was announced last week by Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker in the third delay to regulated igaming in the country. Dekker said a slower implementation of the laws may create a stronger environment of regulation when he pushed back the start date again.

Online gambling in the Netherlands was initially scheduled to launch on 1 January 2021, but in November 2019, the KSA pushed back the launch date to 1 July 2021.

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Stats Perform Receives IBIA Data Standards Accreditation

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Stats Perform has become the first betting data provider to be awarded the International Betting Integrity Association’s (IBIA) independently audited Data Standards Accreditation for the collection and distribution of sports event data for betting.

The award represents the highest mark of betting data quality and integrity available and is assessed by expert independent auditors, eCOGRA.

“I am delighted to announce that Stats Perform is the first company to meet the data standards protocols IBIA published in October 2020. In passing the independent auditing process, Stats Perform has demonstrated secure and robust internal procedures for the collation of sporting event data for betting and may now utilise the Data Standards Kitemark,” Khalid Ali, CEO of IBIA, said.

“Stats Perform met every requirement set out in the data standards protocols. The company was well-prepared for the auditing process, and the evidence that was reviewed was representative of a company culture that is in line with the core principles of IBIA’s data integrity standards and committed to continually improving upon them,” Shaun McCallaghan, CEO of eCOGRA, said.

“This accreditation is thanks to tireless quality and integrity efforts from our sports data operations teams over the past 15 years and, whilst we’re grateful for the recognition, we know our efforts don’t stop here. We continuously search for new threats and assess opportunities to improve our sports data processes, people and technology,” Andrew Ashenden, Chief Betting Officer at Stats Perform, said.

“Stats Perform’s RunningBall and Opta sports data is chosen by the world’s leading rights holders, sportsbooks and pricing providers to power exceptional in-play betting experiences for millions of global sports bettors,” Andrew Ashenden added.

“Our priority at Stats Perform is the integrity of the betting markets and of the competitions upon which they rely. Effective risk management of our data supply chain involves ongoing investment, collaboration and commitment across numerous expert teams who live and breathe the quality of our product. We are very proud to be recognised by the IBIA for our dedication to quality and integrity,” Jake Marsh, Global Head of Integrity at Stats Perform, said.

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Booming Games receives UK license

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Malta-based and MGA licensed slot supplier Booming Games kicks off 2021 with the approval from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) to supply their games to players in the UK. The company has met the high standards of the regulator and received the supplier license in January 2021.

Frederik Niehusen, CCO at Booming Games commented: “We are extremely proud to kick off 2021 with the approval of our UK license. After receiving the MGA license more than two years ago we have made the next big step in our regulatory road map. The UKGC sets one of the highest regulatory standards in our industry and we have met these standards within a short time period thanks to a strong team performance.”

The majority of Booming Games’ slot portfolio will soon be available to UK players via existing and future partners. This includes top game titles like Burning Classics, Howling Wolves, Gold Vein and Lucky Scarabs.

“We are looking forward to expanding the market reach of our games to the UK with our existing as well as future partners. The UK remains a key market for many operators.”, Frederik Niehusen added.

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