Association & Sector News

The European Commission closes all infringement probes and pending complaints in the gambling sector

EU Flags at the European Commission Building The College of Commissioners decided on 07 December 2017 to close all the pending infringement probes and complaints in the gambling sector. Thereby the open cases against Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Greece, the Netherlands and Sweden have all been closed. The Commission declared that its overall handling of infringe...

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EL and the Women’s Initiative in Lottery Leadership WILL

The mission of WILL is to drive high-performance business growth through supporting the advancement of women into top positions of lottery management, leadership and responsibility. WILL powered the opening reception of the EL Marketing seminar in London in February. EL First Vice-President and CEO of French lottery Française des Jeux Stéphane Pallez took the stage together with Rebecca Hargrov...

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EL replies to the European Commission public consultation on fair taxation of the digital economy

The current tax framework does not fit with modern realities Following a narrative that the current tax framework cannot capture activities which are increasingly based on intangible assets and data, the European Commission ran a public consultation on fair taxation of the digital economy between October 2017 and January 2018. The objective of the consultation was to define the approach which...

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INSERTA-inspired project aids people with disabilities, showcases CSR practices of lotteries

INSERTA Network activity with HR & CSR managers Moreover, it will be an important collaboration between lotteries, European Institutions and national governments to achieve the objectives of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This project also involves the partnership of EDF, the organisation that represents the interests of more than 80 million persons...

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