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Bulgaria – ECA Honorary President reports latest EU anti-money laundering developments

By - 27 November 2019

ECA Honorary President Ron Goudsmit has given a comprehensive keynote speech on the latest developments concerning European anti-money laundering legislation at the Eastern European Gaming Summit.

Touching upon the history of the AML directives from one through to five and the recent supranational risk assessment on money laundering by the European Commission, the former ECA Chairman provided the audience with a complete overview of the impact of AML requirements on the European casino industry.

Backed by a strong and long experience in the industry, Ron Goudsmit also highlighted the importance for licensed land-based casinos to be compliant with national laws and regulations to limit the risks that this criminal activity may involve.

Ron Goudsmit, ECA Honorary President, said: “This conference represents a great opportunity to share information and experience on key topics such as AML. ECA’s members are committed to compliance and ready to collaborate to share best practices that could benefit everyone working in this sector and be ready to cope with emerging challenges.”

The Eastern European Gaming Summit is the annual gaming conference striving to share the latest regulatory and technological developments from the gaming and entertainment industry in Eastern Europe, with more than 200 industry representatives from 22 countries.

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