Sports Law & Business
On Wednesday 24 February 2016 LawInSport hosted a panel discussion as part of the Understand the Rules of the GameTM conference with leading figures from eSports to discuss the regulatory, legal and commercial issues and opportunities in the eSports industry.
The Global Master in International Sports Law is aimed and focused for professionals that are not able to attend a full time, one year long program. Students of this Master come from Law, Business Administration, and Economics backgrounds, who want to acquire practical and work oriented knowledge in the field of International Sports Law and Sport Management.
William Sternheimer, Managing Counsel & Head of Arbitration at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) lectures on the structure and role of CAS in sports arbitration on 09 November 2015 at a jointly hosted seminar by LawInSport & Mills & Reeve in London.
The Master in International Sports Law has been designed for graduates in Law interested in developing their careers in the Sports Law Industry. Applicants must be able to attend the Master as full-time student for a period of one year in Madrid, Spain. It is also compulsory for all the students to have a very good command of the English language in written and oral form.
Legal and regulatory update
In this online video course provides an update on the legal and regulatory developments in the global fight against match-fixing.
Loughborough University's new Professional Certificate Programme for Sports Agents is designed to meet the need for a comprehensive industry qualification that covers sports law, governance and business practices - drawing on Loughborough's unique connections to the world of sport.
This unique 10-week programme – endorsed by the UK Association of Football Agents – is ideal for registered sports agents and anyone wishing to move into this sector.
Melbourne Law School, ranked 1st in Australia and in the top 10 law schools globally, is also a world pioneer in exploring the interface between sports and the law. Melbourne Law School's renowned specialisation in sports law is at the cutting-edge of sporting and legal knowledge. It was developed specifically for legal practitioners and professionals in the growing field of sports administration and management, for whom an understanding of sports law will provide a real professional advantage. This year’s program more than ever lives up to its international reputation for innovation and industry relevance.
What does the future of anti-doping in sport look like following IAAF & Essendon Scandals? Video of panel discussion #LISConf16
The effectiveness of global anti-doping programmes has been brought into question following the IAAF and Kenyan athletics scandals. There are diverging opinions of how anti-doping programmes should be applied and administered to sports following the Essendon case. Central to these discussions is the protection of the welfare of athletes and the integrity of sporting competitions.
On Thursday 25 February 2016 LawInSport hosted a discussion on these key issues as part of the ‘Understand the Rules of the Game’ conference.