UNIL–CAS   Sports  Arbitration   Forum

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) and Université de Lausanne (UNIL) invite you to join them for a half-dat Sports Arbitration  Forum on the 25 November 2022, at CAS Headquarters in Lausanne. The conference provides an opportunity to learn, discuss and debate developments in international sports disputes resolution and the role Swiss laws role in:

  • CAS proceedings
  • international football disputes
  • Swiss Federal Tribunal (SFT)
  • Challenges under the Swiss Civil Code


Organization: Dr Despina Mavromati and Mr. Matthieu Reeb

Note: the timings for the program is Swiss time.




 Registration and Coffee


 Welcoming Remarks and Introduction


 Substantive law in CAS proceedings: the role of Swiss law by Alexis Schoeb, Attorney-at-law, LBS Legal, CAS Arbitrator


 Swiss law and international football disputes


 - The Swiss Code of Obligations (SCO) and players’ contracts of employment by Isabelle Fellrath, Attorney-at-law, SwissLegal Rouiller & Associés, CAS Arbitrator


 - Sporting succession and clubs’ insolvency from a Swiss law perspective by Antonio de Quesada, CAS Managing Counsel


 The Swiss Federal Tribunal case law on recent CAS awards by Alexandra Veuthey, CAS Clerk and scientific Counsel


 Coffee Break


 Swiss Courts and International Sports Disputes: Selected Issues by Jan Kleiner, Attorney-at-law, Director of Football Regulatory, FIFA


 International federations in Switzerland – Challenges under the Swiss Civil Code, governance and dispute resolution


Margareta Baddeley, Honorary Professor, former Vice-Rector at the University of Geneva,
Denis Oswald, IOC Member, Professor Emeritus at the University of Neuchâtel, CAS Arbitrator, 
Ben Cohen, Director General, International Testing Agency (ITA),
Jean-Loup Chappelet, Professor Emeritus at the University of Lausanne and
Despina Mavromati, Attorney-at-law, BianchiSchwald and Lecturer at the University of Lausanne (Chair)




Closing Remarks




End of Conference

Event Properties

Event Date 25-11-2022 7:30
Event End Date 25-11-2022 13:30

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


Legal Advisors

Copyright © LawInSport Limited 2010 - 2022. These pages contain general information only. Nothing in these pages constitutes legal advice. You should consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal problem or matter. The information provided here was accurate as of the day it was posted; however, the law may have changed since that date. This information is not intended to be, and should not be used as, a substitute for taking legal advice in any specific situation. LawInSport is not responsible for any actions taken or not taken on the basis of this information. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.