Péter Rippel-Szabó

Péter Rippel-Szabó

Attorney at Law, Bird & Bird

Péter is a Hungarian attorney-at-law and associate at Bird & Bird in Budapest, specializing in commercial and sports matters.

Péter advises various sports industry stakeholders on sports broadcasting matters, organisation of sporting events, enforcement of rights, marketing, sponsorship, endorsement, cooperation and player contracts, employment agreements, regulatory issues, disciplinary procedures, day-to-day operations and gaming, including e-sport.

He is often invited to speak at conferences on sports law, and is cited on sports law cases in the press. Péter is co-author of the textbook "Sports Law – The Civil Law of Sports" and his articles are regularly published in various journals, newspapers and websites. Péter, as guest lecturer, lectures at various university courses. He also regularly posts notes on the intersections of sport and the law on his bilingual sports law blog. As the national expert for Hungary, he contributed to the "Study on sports organisersrights in the EU", and the "Study on assessment and management and prevention of conflicts of interest in the prevention and fight against betting-related match-fixing" for the European Commission upon the invitation of the T.M.C. Asser Institute.

In addition to his extensive sports sector experience, Péter regularly supports clients by advising on commercial agreements, such as financial leases, built-to-suit and standard property leases, joint ventures, various service and work contracts, as well as complex international litigation.

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