Navigating Brazil’s stadium management minefield
On 5 December 2013, FIFA announced that six of Brazil’s twelve World Cup stadiums would not be ready in time for the 31 December deadline. Completion of several will be delayed until January or February but work on the Itaquerão stadium in Sao Paulo may not be finished until mid-April, just two months before it is supposed to host the opening game.
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Poonam is a lawyer in the intellectual property team at CMS Cameron McKenna. Her areas of interest include the exploitation of media rights, brand protection, advertising law and ambush marketing.