BDO Malta receives MGA approval to act as a Service Provider for gaming licencees

26 November 2018

BDO are proud to announce the approval by the Malta Gaming Authority to act as an official Service Provider for System and Compliance Audits required by gaming operators to fulfil licence conditions.

As of the 1st of April 2018, any operator that is licensed by, or that is in the process of applying for a license from the MGA is able to engage with any approved Service Provider, for the purpose of undertaking a system and/or compliance review of their operations, as required by the MGA.

To qualify as an approved Service Provider, BDO and its Technology Advisory and Assurance team has undergone a thorough review based on specific criteria as laid out by the Authority. BDO’s Tech team is composed of CISA qualified individuals with years of experience in servicing the gaming industry.

As one of Malta’s leading integrated service providers for advisory, audit and accounting, legal and tax services, BDO Malta have an extensive knowledge of the gaming sector. For years, the Firm has helped and supported numerous clients with their licencing application, policies and procedures, renewals, Key Official roles and ongoing matters pertaining to their licence conditions. It was therefore a logical step for BDO to apply for authorisation as a Service Provider for the MGA as a natural extension to its service offering.

Mark Attard CEO and Partner of BDO Malta said, “We are delighted that BDO Malta have been given the authorisation to act as Service Providers. This is undoubtedly another seal of approval by the regulator of the world’s iGaming capital and the latest offering we are adding to our service portfolio, as part of our growing Technology Advisory and Assurance service line. We are now able to offer our gaming clients a fully integrated service, with them safe in the knowledge that we adhere to the highest standards as laid down by the Malta Gaming Authority. BDO Malta and all of our team is committed to ensuring that Malta retains and evolves further, its reputation as a jurisdiction of excellence for iGaming and associated industries.”

To find out more about the System Auditing and Compliance Auditing process, please contact BDO today on [email protected]