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The Legal Recognition Of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) In India

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the latest trend taking the digital world by storm.  While their range of potential use cases are still being explored - from authenticating ...

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Football transfers: Buy-Back Clauses explained

This article was originally published on 25 August 2014 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and...
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How DNA Determined Sample Identity In An Anti-Doping First For India – The Case Of Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh (Mr. Singh) is an Indian athlete who enjoyed circuit racing and competing at the JK Tyre Championships on...
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Benjamin Mendy’s criminal charges – employment, sporting & financial repercussions

Benjamin Mendy has been remanded in custody, following charges of four counts of rape and one count of sexual as...
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The perilous state of EFL club finances: A review of the Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday cases

This article examines several cases involving the English Football League (EFL) and two of its clubs: Sheffield Wedne...
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When can directors and agents be personally liable - A cautionary tale from Tattersalls Ltd v McMahon

Bloodstock auction (auctions for horses that have been bred for racing[1]) sales are a common means of selling thorou...
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Wrestling For Control: Former WWE Pro’s Copyright Challenge To Activision’s Call of Duty Character

Copyright disputes relating to video games are becoming commonplace in American courts, and a recent decision from a ...
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ESIC’s novel sanctioning methods in the CS:GO “coach spectator bug” case

In the last year the professional Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) scene has been rocked by significant alleg...
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A Timely Reminder Of The Duty Of Care Owed To Visitors To Sports Grounds: Lewis v Wandsworth Council

As recreational sport returns to local parks and commons, a recent High Court ruling in Lewis v Wandsworth Londo...
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Sports Technology And Media Rights - The Year In Review 2020/2021

2020/2021 has been a year like no other for everyone, and the commercial sports world is no exception. The COVID-19 p...
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The Premier League TV Rights Deal Rollover – A Break From The Norm

As the world’s sporting media focussed on the launch of the European Super League in April 2021, the Premier League’s...
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Negotiating athlete endorsement agreements in India

This article was first published on 18 January 2017 and has been updated to reflect latest legal developments While ...

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