Joelson makes shortlist for international GamblingCompliance award

February 21st, 2018

  The Licensing, Gaming and Regulatory team at one of London’s leading law firms, Joelson, has been shortlisted at this year’s Global Regulatory Awards. Run by GamblingCompliance – a leading provider of independent legal, regulatory and business intelligence to the international gambling industry – the awards are a highlight of the gambling sector’s calendar. Created … Continue reading “Joelson makes shortlist for international GamblingCompliance award”

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Did Barclays ‘sacrifice’ trader to avoid further regulatory scrutiny?

February 5th, 2018

Major bank embroiled in legal battle with ex-senior trader. Barclays Plc dismissed David Fotheringhame more than two years ago, prompting him to launch tribunal proceedings for unfair dismissal. Mr Fotheringhame was fired from his post after a multi-million dollar settlement was agreed between Barclays and the New York Department of Financial Services following allegations that … Continue reading “Did Barclays ‘sacrifice’ trader to avoid further regulatory scrutiny?”

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Job applicant stunned by inappropriate recruitment quiz

February 5th, 2018

A salient reminder that businesses should steer clear of personal questions. Employers are advised to review their approach to recruitment after one jobseeker raised concerns about a personality test that she branded “highly inappropriate”. Dr Angela Stienne, a researcher at the University of Leicester, was asked to complete a  personality quiz which included a question … Continue reading “Job applicant stunned by inappropriate recruitment quiz”

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Controversy could trigger a review of NDAs

February 5th, 2018

Spokesman for the PM says she will consider current rules. Downing Street has signalled that Theresa May could approve a review of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), following concerns about their current use. Questions have been raised about whether the agreements – properly used in many lines of business – are also being used to “gag” victims … Continue reading “Controversy could trigger a review of NDAs”

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Reduction in fixed odds betting terminal stakes is likely to lead closure of a significant number of betting shops, says specialist gambling solicitor

January 26th, 2018

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has confirmed that the Government is intending to reduce maximum stakes on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), a move which Richard Williams –  Joint-Head of the Licensing, Gaming and Regulatory team at London law firm Joelson –  believes will seriously affect land-based betting operators’ profits. Addressing the Commons, Theresa May … Continue reading “Reduction in fixed odds betting terminal stakes is likely to lead closure of a significant number of betting shops, says specialist gambling solicitor”

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A leading restaurateur shares his experiences of working with Joelson

January 24th, 2018

As one of the world’s leading restaurant groups, the team behind global restaurant brand Oliver Maki understand what it takes to deliver high-quality services to discerning internationally-minded clients, which is why they chose to employ Joelson as their UK legal team. Oliver Maki originally launched in the Middle East, where it now has restaurants in … Continue reading “A leading restaurateur shares his experiences of working with Joelson”

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Joelson helps star-studded Pasta Evangelists secure necessary seed funding

January 19th, 2018

One of the UK’s fastest growing food startups, Pasta Evangelists, has worked with London law firm, Joelson, to secure initial seed funding for its highly endorsed brand. Having already converted a number of leading food critics to its offering, including co-founder and shareholder Giles Coren and Great British Bake-Off star, Prue Leith CBE, Pasta Evangelists … Continue reading “Joelson helps star-studded Pasta Evangelists secure necessary seed funding”

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Eton College Law Society learns more about licensing, gambling and regulatory law from top solicitor

January 16th, 2018

Students at one of the UK’s most prestigious schools, Eton College, have gained a deeper insight into the world of licensing, gambling and regulatory law from Niall McCann, a highly regarded solicitor from one of London’s leading firms. Niall, Joint-Head of Joelson’s Licensing, Gambling and Regulatory team, addressed members of Eton College’s Law Society as … Continue reading “Eton College Law Society learns more about licensing, gambling and regulatory law from top solicitor”

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London College of Fashion to gain useful legal insight from experienced lawyer to the Fashion Industry

January 14th, 2018

Students and leading lights in the world of fashion are to get an insight into the legal implications that Brexit will have on the industry at an event due to be held at the London College of Fashion later this month. Jo Gregory, Head of Retail and Fashion at London law firm Joelson, will be … Continue reading “London College of Fashion to gain useful legal insight from experienced lawyer to the Fashion Industry”

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Leading remote gambling solicitor calls on operators to urgently review their anti-money laundering and social responsibility procedures

January 9th, 2018

The Gambling Commission has called on operators in the remote casino sector to urgently review their anti-money laundering and customer interaction procedures with immediate effect following its recent compliance assessment activity. It has been reported that 17 online gambling operators have been asked to improve measures to protect customers and prevent money laundering in a … Continue reading “Leading remote gambling solicitor calls on operators to urgently review their anti-money laundering and social responsibility procedures”

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