MGA Signs MoU With Swedish Gambling Authority

5th March 2019

The aim of this MoU is to facilitate on-going close communications between the two authorities, and to support effective sharing of information on matters of mutual interest and policy areas.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to enhance cooperation between the two authorities.

The aim of this MoU is to facilitate on-going close communications between the two authorities, and to support effective sharing of information on matters of mutual interest and policy areas.

Both authorities have also agreed to provide the best possible operational assistance to one another, on a continuous basis, in accordance with both their respective procedures and regulatory policies.

“Many of the companies that have received a Swedish license also have technical equipment and a license in Malta,” said Camilla Rosenberg, Director General of the Swedish Gambling Authority.

“By opening the communication channels between the authorities, we become stronger in our supervisory activities. This is the beginning of a broad and long-term cooperation, and our plan is to initiate corresponding collaborations with more gambling authorities in Europe.”

“The MGA is always actively seeking to foster relationships with fellow authorities and other international regulatory bodies as we firmly believe that such relationships are key to reaching our objectives, especially in the area of remote gaming which is fundamentally cross-border in nature,” said the MGA’s Chief Executive Officer, Heathcliff Farrugia.

“This MoU, signed with the Swedish Gambling Authority, is an important step towards achieving both our respective regulatory goals in vital areas of mutual interest, especially since the MGA and the Swedish Gambling Authority share a significant number of operators licensed by both regulators. We are eager to start this mutually beneficial journey with our Swedish counterpart.”


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