ComplianceOnline, the leading provider of business intelligence to the global gambling and payments industries, is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Leather as Legal and Research Director.
Richard brings with him extensive legal and regulatory industry experience. He joins us from Betclic Everest Group where, as Head of Regulatory and Licensing, he was responsible for advising on gambling regulation, and risk, at a national and EU level, managing local licensing initiatives and ensuring the business’s compliance with UK gambling regulation. Richard was also a Legal Committee member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA), communicating with EU level decision makers and national governments and regulators. Richard returns to ComplianceOnline having previously joined in 2012 as a legal analyst for GamblingCompliance, researching regulatory developments in the European and international online and land-based gambling industry.
Richard’s client-side industry experience further strengthens ComplianceOnline’s capabilities, and in the role Richard will be responsible for developing existing regulatory content and identifying innovations to further strengthen the ComplianceOnline brand.
Richard commented, “I am delighted to return to ComplianceOnline and to help drive the continued success of GamblingCompliance and PaymentsCompliance. Leading the international regulatory team, I’ll be looking to build upon the existing excellent services and use my industry knowledge to develop new ways to support all clients concerned with legal, regulatory, compliance and licensing matters.”
David Morgan, CEO and founder of ComplianceOnline, added “We are delighted to welcome Richard back to the company. His insights and knowledge of the challenges that our clients face will enable us to explore new opportunities and continue to develop innovative solutions within the ComplianceOnline brand.”
Richard trained with international law firm Eversheds LLP and also holds a BA in History from University College London.
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