Let’s meet at ICE London 2020!

We support  new and existing gaming operators in respect to all their compliance obligations.

ARQ is an integration of professionals from different disciplines – working closely together in a synchronised system to deliver innovative solutions.

We’ll be at ICE London between Tuesday 4th February and Thursday 6th February and we’d love to have a chat with you!


What can we do for you


Whether you are a start-up or an established gaming company, ARQ has a team of specialists that can provide an A to Z service, including:

✔️Legal & Regulatory Consultancy

✔️Risk & AML Advisory

✔️Gaming Licensing & on-going Compliance Support

✔️Representation before the regulatory authorities

✔️System Audits & Technical Standards

✔️Key Functions

✔️Maltese Company Incorporation & Tax Advisory

Proudly supporting the iGaming industry in Malta since inception with a trusted, reliable and personalised service offering that has helped our clients thrive.


Gaming Unit Key Contacts 

Introducing Kris & Chris…


Kris Baron – ARQ Partner, Advisory & Regulatory (FCCA, FIA, CISA, CPA)

Kris Baron is the partner in charge of regulatory and compliance matters at ARQ and is responsible for i-gaming and e-commerce clients. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (USA), Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants. Kris held various positions at the National Audit Office, where he managed high level compliance, statutory and value-for-money audits of government owned corporations.

Kris was also a systems, financial and compliance auditor at the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) where he managed a wide portfolio of gaming operators and platforms.

Kris is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and holds an Auditor’s warrant issued by the Malta Accountancy Board.


Chris Shirley – Gaming Regulatory Advisor 

Christopher Shirley has had several years’ experience in the gaming compliance industry through his dealings with the United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC), the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission (IOMGSC).  He has been responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance to these authorities and has an understanding of the technical standards that must be adhered to and the auditing of these standards.  His other areas of expertise include information security auditing, social responsibility and marketing requirements for the MGA/UKGC.  He is approved by the MGA to hold key functions. With his IT orientation and understanding of gaming networks,  he has been involved the integration of a number of systems liaising between IT auditors and internal system administrators.

About ARQ Group


ARQ delivers bespoke solutions that help drive our clients’ growth and success. A joint venture between mid-tier audit firm Capstone Group and law firm FFF Legal, ARQ has developed into a collaborative platform where professionals from different disciplines come together to provide holistic and comprehensive solutions for our clients. We have built a strong reputation based on our expertise and service delivery.

One partner for all our client’s business needs.


Not available to meet at ICE? 

Send us a message and we’ll be in touch.