Introduction to the Court of Arbitration for Sport - what is its place in sports arbitration?

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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 seminar was part of LawInSport sports law seminar series for LawInSport Plus Members which aims to bring together leaders in sports law to share their expertise and experience with our community whilst also raising funds and awareness of sports charities.

In his presentation William provides insights and updates on:

  • State courts v. arbitral institutions
  • ICAS/CAS financing & structure
  • Decentralisation of CAS offices
  • CAS jurisdiction
  • The responsibilities and qualifications of CAS arbitrators
  • Key points to remember before bringing a case to CAS
  • Appeal procedures
  • Enforcement of awards
  • Challenges to CAS awards
  • Mediation at CAS

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Comments (1)

  • Chris Sanders

    Chris Sanders

    02 March 2018 at 19:18 | #

    Very informative introduction to CAS. Thank you.


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