News & Analysis
Lotteries Fighting Back Against Unprecedented Disruption
Slovenian Sports-Betting Bill Dies After Losing Re-Vote
Austria, Central Europe Irk Operators With Gambling Restrictions
Regulatory News Updates – March 29, 2018
Slovenia’s underdog sports-betting bill has been batted back down to the lower house, Goa’s casinos are hit with a massive tax hike and the United States government has seized $10.1m from a tribal bank account.
Research & Reports
Interactive Map: Gambling Advertising Across Europe
Slovenia: Ministry of Justice Consults on Transposition of GDPR
On October 4, 2017 the Ministry of Justice prepared and published a consultation on the draft bill of the new Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), with a view to transposing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in accordance with Article 38 of the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia (the right to the protection of personal data).
The draft PDPA regulates the purposes for processing data, the legal basis for processing personal data, the internal controls of data controllers in the private and public sectors and codes of conduct for personal data.
Slovenia: 4th AMLD – Implementation Law Published in Official Gazette
On October 20, 2016, the Slovenian parliament passed Law 2925/2016 “on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing” (o razglasitvi Zakona o preprečevanju pranja denarja in financiranja terorizma - ZPPDFT-1), and it has now been published in the country's official gazette.
Law 2925/2016 transposes the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849) in Slovenia.
Slovenia: 4th AMLD Implementation — Draft Law
The National Assembly of Slovenia is considering Bill 1360-VII (EVA 2015-1611-0025) (ID ZAKO7132), which seeks to transpose the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD) into national legislation. The draft law proposes to repeal the current AML/CTF Act so as to avoid legal gaps in the transposition of the 4th AMLD. According to the
Slovenia: 4th AMLD — National Risk Assessment
The Ministry of Finance has published a national risk assessment which evaluates the main vulnerabilities and threats related to money laundering and terrorist financing up to December 2015.
This report was drawn up by an inter-institutional committee, which assesses the following industries, among others: