Yanika Sant

Senior Legal Counsel, Malta Gaming Authority

Yanica has been a member of the Malta Gaming Authority’s legal team for four years, and currently occupies the position of Senior Legal Counsel. She graduated as a lawyer from the University of Malta in 2016 and was subsequently admitted to the bar in 2017. She is currently reading for an LL.M in Computer and Communications Law at the Queen Mary University of London. Yanica’s main areas of work include providing advice on the application of gaming regulation and on policy matters, and drafting guidelines and legislation. She is heavily involved in all EU and international matters pertaining to the gaming industry, and is also currently focused on the MGA’s increasing focus on player protection and the application of the GDPR to the same industry.


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