The Alderney Advantage

Why Alderney

Alderney recognises the individuality of each business and has crafted a unique regulatory framework, flexible enough to meet the needs of an ever evolving industry. Globally respected, the Alderney regime provides unparalleled support for the business requirements of the licencee - enabling and encouraging growth.

The Alderney Advantage

Alderney forms part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and, as a result enjoys a unique relationship with Guernsey, allowing operators to take advantage of the larger Island’s offering.

Some operators prefer to base their business in the Bailiwick and benefit from the many advantages on offer to organisations establishing their eGambling operations here.

Others prefer to use their Alderney licence to gain access to new markets and global partnerships, all of which are accessible through Alderney’s unique and respected network of connections with regulators and operators worldwide.

The Alderney Advantage is extended to all licencees and promises:

  • Access to new markets
  • A trusted, innovative and flexible regulator who understands the commercial nature of your business and supports you to grow
  • A favourable and stable fiscal and political environment
  • Unrestricted, resilient and secure technical provision
  • A great place to live and work

Alderney’s eGambling Origins

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) is internationally recognised as one of the world’s leading eGambling regulators and has been in operation since the year 2000. The Commission is independent and non-political and its regulatory and supervisory approach has been replicated the world over.

An experienced team of specialists ensure that the AGCC remains as innovative today as it always has been, setting the pace in respect of the regulatory framework for the industry. Its risk-based approach to regulation provides a regime that is flexible enough to adjust the level of regulation, depending on the activity of the operator.

The AGCC’s primary objective is to protect and enhance the reputation of Alderney as a first tier regulatory jurisdiction by ensuring that:

  • All eGambling is conducted honestly and fairly and in compliance with good governance;
  • The funding, management and operation of eGambling remains free from criminal influence;
  • eGambling is regulated and monitored so as to protect the interests of the young and the vulnerable

And without compromising the primary objective, to work with other agencies in the development of eGambling activities regulated by the Commission.

With operators seeking global growth and trouble free access to markets, inter-jurisdictional cooperation is critical. Alderney has more MOUs with international jurisdictions than any other regulator to assist licencees to maximise their commercial opportunities. The AGCC remains committed to working with governments and other regulators around the world to ensure that operators are not burdened with double taxation or dual regulation obligations.

Establishing your business in the Bailiwick

There are many advantages to relocating your eGaming business to the Bailiwick. Guernsey is a thriving international business centre with a backdrop of a stable political environment and a transparent, low tax system with no corporate tax, gaming duty or VAT. The islands of the Bailiwick, are neither part of the EU or the EEA - assuring stability and peace of mind in uncertain times.

For operators wishing to move or establish their business in the Bailiwick, the Island of Guernsey offers the perfect environment for the sector. With its resilient fibre connectivity offering global links from the Island, coupled with world class data centres and IT providers, Guernsey’s offering combines cutting edge business services provision with an enviable island lifestyle.

There are many organisations who can help make your transition to Guernsey as seamless as possible. Locate Guernsey provides a free, single contact point within Guernsey’s government (the States of Guernsey) assisting with relocation enquiries for both businesses and high net worth individuals.

Alderney eGambling will discuss your individual requirements and make recommendations and referrals based on your business and personal needs. Contact us to start the conversation.

Team Alderney

We are proud to have partnered with the Bailiwick's leading providers of business services to the eGambling industry. With an in-depth knowledge and years of experience in the industry, these organisations offer a dedicated service to Alderney licencees.

Click for more information on the hosting, technical, telecommunications, legal, relocation and consultancy businesses that make up Team Alderney.

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