Corporate governance in professional sport: legal structures
Every professional sports club strives for success whether that means generating profit, winning trophies or benefiting the wider community. A sports club's legal structure should make it possible to achieve these goals while ensuring it complies with the rules of the league and laws of the country in which it plays. In this blog, we discuss the incorporation of professional sports clubs as well as the legal structures in which they operate to see how they compare against the legal structures used in other commercial enterprises.
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About the Author
Richard heads both the London Corporate practice, and Sports practice, of Dentons.
Richard's focus is on M&A and corporate work. He is particularly interested in corporate governance issues, and regularly advises companies and other organisations on how they best operate to achieve good and effective governance standards.