Published on: 2023-04-21
eCOGRA, a leading independent testing laboratory, has been officially authorised by the Netherlands Ministry of Justice and Security as a designated inspection body, and can offer online gambling operators and suppliers a full suite of regulatory assessment services as required by Kansspelautoriteit.
Any independent inspections of online gambling systems in the Netherlands, after March 31st 2023, are required to be carried out by a designated inspection body that has been approved by the Ministry.
Commenting on the approval, eCOGRA Chief Technical Officer, Bradley Khoury said “Our designation is the result of a remarkable and collaborative effort by eCOGRA and close liaison with the Irish National Accreditation Body, our relevant legal representatives, and the Netherlands Ministry of Justice and Security”.
eCOGRA, now part of a small group of independent bodies that are authorised to conduct inspections in the Netherlands, is taking on new clients requiring assessment services in the Dutch jurisdiction. We welcome industry participants to reach out to eCOGRA to discuss how we can be of service to you as we continue to strive for Compliance without Compromise.
Founded in 2003 to establish and improve operational standards and player safety requirements in the online gambling space, eCOGRA has amassed a wealth of experience in implementing international best practice standards and requirements and ensuring these are maintained through regular review and monitoring.
eCOGRA acts as a regulatory audit partner to over 200 multi-jurisdictional operators, software providers and other relevant service providers in the online gambling industry.
It is the first online gambling testing laboratory authorised to offer operators and service providers accredited ISO/IEC 27001 certifications for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and is the only laboratory able to provide Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services. The company is an approved testing laboratory with several online gambling jurisdictions.
The Independent Testing Laboratory is staffed by a team of professional auditors with Big 4 auditing firm experience, information security experts, test engineers and responsible gambling specialists.