Suarez bite: the real impact

David Cameron
Monday, 13 May 2013 By Charles Maurice

Much has been written since the FA handed down a 10 game ban about the proportionality of response and the impartiality of the independent panel set up to investigate the Suarez incident. However, it is worth taking a moment to consider the political and commercial consequences of Suarez’s latest transgression.

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Charles Maurice

Charles Maurice

Charlie is a senior associate at Stevens & Bolton LLP and specialises in the sports, media and entertainment sectors. Charlie advises on a wide range of sporting issues and has particular experience in the motor racing and football industries. 

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  • clayhane

    • 14 May 2013 at 03:16
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    Interesting piece from an angle that is rarely discussed in any level of depth. This kind of reputational damage can run both ways though. Liverpool's shirt sponsor is a perfect case. Last year, Standard Charter became embroiled in an investigation by the NY Dept of Financial Services (which settled) and continues to be investigated by the Fed, FBI, and the DOJ.

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