Topics announced for Football Law Conference 2019

We are pleased announce the topics that will be discussed at Football Law 2019 - Player Transfers, Agents, Politics and the Business of Football.

The conference follows the success of our sold out 'Football Law - Player Transfers, Agents & Politics' seminar held in May 2018 and will take place over two days and evenings in London on the 22nd & 23rd May 2019. 

  • Dispute Resolution: Key cases & developments in dispute resolution in football
  • Moving Players: Immigration & tax consideration 
  • Charities: Running and maintaining club & player foundations/charities
  • Integrity Update: match-fixing & doping
  • Agents (DEBATE:): Are intermediaries/agents a necessity or luxury? 
  • Player & managers contracts: How to educate, prepare and support academy players, and their parents, for signing a professional contract with clubs and agents? Includes: Developing policy to educate, regulate players & officials over use of social media and developments in managerial contracts. 
  • Safe Sport: Transfer of minors - where is the right balance between creating opportunities for young players and protecting their welfare? 
  • Governance & regional development of football: “Opportunities and challenges of governance & regional development of football" 
  • In-House legal teams: How to build an in-house legal team within clubs
  • Sponsorship Brand protection: Developing a brand protection strategy, including how GDPR, betting regulation is impacting on sponsorship
  • Creating inclusive football: what steps need to be taken? 
  • Media rights: Cross comparison of buying, selling and distribution across Europe, USA - clubs, league, national federations
  • Insurance: Liability for injury to players and loss of income to clubs - policy, procedures, etc.
  • Financing and buying football clubs
  • Stadium development: Planning for domestic and international requirements for stadium safety

 

To find out more about the conference and to book your tickets click here.

Early bird rates ends on 15th February 2019.

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