Ernst & Young ShinNihon has won another consulting contract with the Yokohama municipal government for the project titled “Investigation of New Strategic Urban Development Such as an Integrated Resort.” The main task is to conduct market research and to report the results back to the city government by March 22, 2019. EY is currently engaged […]
On Thursday, the Wakayama Prefectural Government announced that it had selected the auditing firm EY to conduct its RFI process with IR operators. No other consulting firm had bid for the contract. The contract runs to the last business day of March 2019 and will be paid JPY25 million (US$225,000). Meanwhile, the Wakayama Prefectural Government […]
Asia’s casinos may face growing pressure from their banks as efforts to combat global money laundering increase, adding another level of scrutiny, compliance experts say. Operators in the major gaming jurisdictions in the region are already facing increased regulation, with Macau introducing new rules in 2016 and the Philippines taking steps to bring the gaming industry under AML legislation for the first time. Though now, they may see the threat of funding being withdrawn if they are not able to satisfy the needs of financial institutions, which have been under pressure from their own regulators for several years.