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Investment in Sport

Investment in Sport

Join us on Tuesday, 3 October for a half-day conference on “Investment in Sport” run in partnership with DLA Piper.

This conference is exclusively for those working in sports organisations, media and technology companies. 

There is only a limited number of spaces available on a first come first served basis. If you have any questions about the event please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


This exclusive, conference will consist of three lively panel discussions, focusing on:

Panel 1: Investment in European football

  • Who is currently bidding for clubs and why?
  • Multi-club ownership: what next?
  • Sports finance options.


  • Gregory Carey, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs.
  • Luca Bassi, Managing Director, Bain Capital
  • Matt Niehaus, President, Eagle Football Holdings
  • Piero Carbone, Corporate Partner, DLA Piper
  • Peter White, Global Co-Chair, Media, Sport & Entertainment, DLA Piper US.

Panel 2: Media distribution and commercial development

  • Next steps in media distribution
  • When sport and entertainment converge
  • The future for data use in broadcasting.


  • Seong Sin Han, Chief Counsel, Commercial & Technology Legal Services, UEFA
  • Adrian Ford, General Manager, Football DataCo
  • Harjass Singh, Media Counsel, International Olympic Committee
  • Tom Russell, Chief Legal Officer, Genius Sports
  • Tom Graham, Director of L&BA - Content, Rights and Marketing, M&E ITV plc at ITV
  • Nicholas Fitzpatrick, UK Head of Media, Sport & Entertainment, DLA Piper

Panel 3: Discrimination and safeguarding duties in sports

  • Safeguarding duties
  • Lessons learned and risk mitigation
  • Crisis management & PR.


  • Anthony Burnett, Chief Executive, Kick It Out
  • Sohail Ali, Litigation & Regulatory Partner, DLA Piper
  • Emma Dowden-Teale, Litigation & Regulatory Partner, DLA Piper
  • Kwadjo Adjepong, Arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Premier League, the English Football League and the International Tennis Federation.

Each panel will be compered by Sean Cottrell, Founder and CEO of LawInSport.

After the panels have concluded, we will be joined by special guest, Rodi Basso, Co-Founder and CEO of E1 Series. Rodi will describe the introduction of a new sport platform, the E1 World Championship while drinks are being served.

This conference will deliver engaging debates, challenging conversations and the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals after the panels have concluded.

We hope to see you there.


Registration - 13:30
Panel sessions - 14:00 – 17:00
Drinks, canapes and networking - 17:00 onwards


DLA Piper

160 Aldersgate Street 

London, EC1A 4HT

This conference is exclusively for those working in sports organisations, media and technology companies. 

Event Properties

Event Date 03-10-2023 13:30
Event End Date 03-10-2023 19:00
Individual Price Open Access
Location DLA Piper

We are no longer accepting registration for this event