Events Archive

Sports law and business webinars discussion the latest legal issues and developments in sport. 

Protecting against exploitation in women's sport - #LISconf20

Our expert panel will be discussing how to protect against exploitation in women's sport drawing on the experience and lessons from the fight for justice following the abuse done by officials of the Afghanistan Football Federation against female athletes in Afghanistan.

Event Date 13-11-2020 17:00
Event End Date 13-11-2020 18:30
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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Safeguarding - new approaches and lessons from recent developments - #LISconf20

Our expert panel will be discussing new approaches to safeguarding in sport. 

Event Date 13-11-2020 14:00
Event End Date 13-11-2020 15:30
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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#Justice4Navid - How must sport respond to the execution of  the Iranian wrestler?

We are hosting this important open access webinar following the horrific execution of Iranian wrestler, Navid Afkari. This tragic event pulls into sharp focus the role of sport in promoting peace and protecting athletes around the world. Our speakers will discuss: 

  • What action should sports governing bodies take when an athlete's safety is threatened?
  • How can governing bodies of sport and athletes work together to help support and liberate athletes in oppressive regimes?
  • What is the call to action that can be made now? 
Event Date 25-09-2020 16:00
Event End Date 25-09-2020 17:00
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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Becoming a Sports Lawyer - Funding & Education

 

This webinar will discuss and explore:

  • the benefits of a formal sports law education;
  • things to consider when choosing a program;
  • career prospects; and, 
  • access to financial support.
Event Date 15-07-2020 13:00
Event End Date 15-07-2020 14:30
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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The impact of COVID-19 on  Sport Disputes Resolution - Open Consultation

 

Following the publication of the First Report on the The impact of COVID-19 on procedures in Sport Disputes Resolution we invite you to attend the second open consultation.

Opening Speech

Lord John Dyson, former Master of the Rolls (President of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales and Head of Civil Justice), 39 Essex Chambers

 

Event Date 26-06-2020 14:00
Event End Date 26-06-2020 15:00
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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FIFA Football Law Review 2019

One of the fundamental pillars of FIFA 2.0 is the transparency of the organisation, its governance and the decision-making process. In recent years, the development of regulations and legal decisions in various areas of FIFA’s work has become very relevant for professionals, national associations, leagues, clubs and players’ unions.

Event Date 22-06-2020 13:00
Event End Date 23-06-2020 17:30
Becoming a sports lawyer: starting out

 

Do you have an interest in sports law, but not sure what careers there are or how to start working towards a career as a sports lawyer? If so, our speakers who are at the early stages of their careers in sports law will share their experience and offer advice on how to start out in sports lawyer.

Event Date 18-06-2020 13:00
Event End Date 18-06-2020 14:30
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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Football Law Digital Conference 2020

LawInSport's Football Law Digital conference brought together 85+ leading lawyers and executives, from 20+ countries to discuss and debate 22 of the most important legal developments in the football industry from the 21st May to 5 June 2020 with over 470 registered attendees from 40+ countries. 

We hope that those working in, or aspiring to work in, the sector will be able to use and apply this knowledge to help the sport navigate through this difficult period and be stronger for it in the long term. 

Event Date 21-05-2020 9:00
Event End Date 30-06-2020 22:00
Individual Price £140+VAT

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Part 2 - Negotiating Sports Rights Deals Masterclass

 

This is the second part of an interactive 90 minute Masterclass will help you improve your negotiation skills.

Event Date 14-05-2020 16:00
Event End Date 14-05-2020 17:30
Individual Price £25/Free for Plus Members

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Negotiating Sports Rights Deals Masterclass

 

This interactive 90 minute Masterclass will help you improve your negotiation skills and will focus on:Understanding Value

  • The Power of Relationships
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Negotiating in a Virtual World
  • Q&A
Event Date 06-05-2020 16:00
Event End Date 06-05-2020 17:30
Individual Price £25/Free for Plus Members

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COVID-19 & Its impact on football player contracts - UK

Following last week's webinar on 'COVID-19 & Its impact on football player contracts' we received a significant number of questions relating to UK players & clubs position relating to:

1. Current contractual options
2. Contractual impact of extended season
3. Implications of cancellations/postponements of fixtures/events

This interactive webinar will address these points and allow for further Q&A and discussion to help people working in the sector better understand how to approach this difficult issue.

Event Date 09-04-2020 16:30
Event End Date 09-04-2020 17:30
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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COVID-19 and its impact on football player contracts

This webinar is the first in a series of initiates by LawInSport to help the sports sector and the lawyers that work and support it address the challenges represented by the impact of COVID-19.

Event Date 03-04-2020 16:00
Event End Date 03-04-2020 17:30
Individual Price OPEN ACCESS

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Gambling in American sport: How to manage the increased integrity risk

 

This interactive webinar will discuss the current state of the sports betting integrity framework in the USA and contrast this with markets such as the UK, Europe and Australia. With the American sports gambling market opening up it presents new opportunities for sports organisations to increase their commercial revenue. However, with this new opportunity comes the increased integrity threat to sports organisations as well as their player, coaches and staff.

This event is free for LawInSport Plus members (you must be logged in to register) and £27 for non-members (inclusive of VAT). 

 

Event Date 12-02-2020 15:00
Event End Date 12-02-2020 16:30
Individual Price Free or £27

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Commercial rights of athletes: Is the IOC's Rule 40 for athletes justified and proportionate?

 

In this interactive webinar are speaker will discuss and debate 'Athletes commercial rights during the Olympic  Games: Is Rule 40 for athletes justified and proportionate?' This webinar is free for LawInSport Plus members and is part of our 'Learn with LawInSport' series for 2020.

 

Event Date 31-01-2020 15:00
Event End Date 31-01-2020 16:30
Individual Price £27 (Inclusive of VAT)

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Key tax issues to consider when moving football players to the UK, Belgium, Italy & Spain

In this interactive webinar our speakers will discuss and explain the key tax issues to consider when moving football players to the UK, Belgium, Italy & Spain.

This webinar is free for LawInSport Plus members and is part of our 'Learn with LawInSport' series for 2020.

Event Date 22-01-2020 15:00
Event End Date 22-01-2020 16:30
Individual Price £27 (Inclusive of VAT)

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Sport, Business & Human Rights: 2019 in Review -  Progression, Regression or Procrastination?

In this webinar, Brendan Schwab and Gigi Alford (of the World Players Association and Sport & Rights Alliance) and Craig Foster, former international footballer & broadcaster & social justice & human rights campaigner will look back on 2019, including:

Event Date 04-12-2019 19:00
Event End Date 04-12-2019 20:00
Individual Price FREE

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Understanding the key changes to FIFA's Disciplinary Code 2019 Edition

 

Carlos Schneider Salvadore, FIFA Head of Disciplinary & Head of the Secretariat of the Investigatory Chamber (Ethics) will be giving a presentation on the latest changes to FIFA's Disciplinary Code 2019 edition and take questions and answers from attendees.

Event Date 30-07-2019 15:00
Event End Date 30-07-2019 16:00
Individual Price FREE

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Football Player Transfers - Should FIFA be allowed to impose special rules beyond domestic contract law?

This interactive webinar will explore and debate whether FIFA, as the world governing body of football, should be allowed to impose special rules beyond domestic contract law?

To explore this issue our speakers will provide insights into why the current system is in place and how this works with their current domestic laws.

Speakers

  • Stephen Ross, Professor of Law & Director, Penn State Institute for Sports Law, Policy, and Research, Penn State University (USA)
  • Daniel Geey, Partner, Sheridans & Author, Done Deal (2019) (UK)
  • Ricardo Oliveras, Head of Sports Law and Corporate partner, ECIJA (Spain)
Event Date 25-07-2019 17:00
Event End Date 25-07-2019 18:00
Individual Price FREE

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Legal issues in African football

This interactive webinar will explore the legal issues in African football including issues of governance, intellectual property & player rights.

Speakers

  1. Deji Adekunle, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  2. Farai Razano, Director, Maseko Murphy Njilo & Razano Inc
  3. Kelvin C. Omuojine, Partner, SportHouse LP

 

Event Date 25-07-2019 9:30
Event End Date 25-07-2019 10:30
Individual Price Free

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