Isle of Man

News & Analysis

SportPesa Founders Scrap Over 'Suspicious Transactions'

Paul Ndung’u, the former chair of Pevans East Africa, the entity behind SportPesa in Kenya, has accused the company’s foreign shareholders of siphoning more than $250m to offshore accounts at the expense of local investors.

Regulatory News Updates – January 17, 2020

Ukraine gives initial approval to wide-ranging gambling decriminalisation bill, New York lawmakers launch new effort to bring mobile to the state, and Australian regulator continues offshore crackdown.

Research & Reports

Isle of Man: Data Protection Act 2018 Comes into Force

On May 15, 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 of the Isle of Man entered into force under the order of the Council of Ministers. The act aims to enhance the protection of personal data and to regulate personal data control and processing.

Under the act, the Council of Ministers may apply any EU instrument concerning data protection to the law of the island. It may also take steps to ensure the implementation of any EU obligation that the island has concerning personal data protection.

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