How the EU’s newly proposed Digital Services Act could benefit the sports industry

In a bid to achieve "technological sovereignty", the European Commission has unveiled a wide-ranging package of proposals that will provide a new rulebook for online platforms o...

LawInSport Podcast

Addressing Participant Welfare And Safeguarding Issues In Sports Disciplinary Investigations

Anyone who is the subject of a disciplinary investigation will, almost inevitably, be placed under a degree of stress...

Copyright in tattoos: U.S. court rules for artist in Randy Orton / WWE 2K case

A recent United States district court decision on copyright infringement has brought the issue of recreation of tatto...
Top 10 tips on how to become a sports lawyer 2.0

Top 10 tips on how to become a sports lawyer 2.0

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Indian sports law update: BCCI conflict of interest cases and IPL’s Covid-19 rules

Indian sports law update: BCCI conflict of interest cases and IPL’s Covid-19 rules

With the recent and much anticipated return of the Indian Premier League (IPL), this Indian sports law update exami...

WADA v. Sun Yang & FINA: Reflections of a Chinese lawyer & lessons for sports in China

This article examines the Sun Yang case from the personal perspective of the Author, a Chinese lawyer based in Beijin...
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The power to end the football season: lessons from the decision in South Shields FC v The FA

The distinguished arbitral panel, chaired by Lord Dyson with Charles Flint QC and Andrew Green QC, recently deli...
Football Crisis

Insolvency in the EFL - the Football Creditors Rule and laws protecting players & staff

In relation to the English Football League (EFL), there have been dire warnings that in the absence of a substantiall...
Football Corona

Can sports clubs compel players to return to play and waive health and safety liability?

As elite-level leagues, sporting associations and other stakeholders debate whether competitions can be restarted in ...
Fantasy Sport

New York appellate court rules fantasy sports is illegal gambling

The New York Appellate Division, Third Department, has ruled that fantasy sports betting is illegal gambling in New Y...

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