Gambling Commission Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Assessment 2023
Gambling Commission risk assessment 2023 published
BIRMINGHAM, U.K. (December 1, 2023) — The Gambling Commission (the Commission) has released its updated version of its risk assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing in the British gambling market 2023 today and builds upon its previous 2020 publication.
This publication meets the Commission’s regulatory obligation as a statutory supervisor under The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, Regulation 17 (1).
All relevant licensees are reminded that Licence Condition 188.8.131.52 Prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing means they must:
‘ensure that such policies, procedures and controls are implemented effectively, kept under review, revised appropriately to ensure that they remain effective and take into account any applicable learning or guidelines published by the Gambling Commission from time to time.’
The 2023 Risk Assessment contains applicable learning and updated risks that gambling businesses can encounter, that increase the risk of money laundering and terrorist financing in the British gambling market and must be taken into account and effectively mitigated by licensees in their revised risk assessments.
SOURCE: Gambling Commission.Tags: money laundering, UK Gambling Commission, Risk Assessment 2023