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The UK Gambling Act's effectiveness for world wide sport integrity - Necessity v Proportionality

Thursday, 20 October 2011 By Kevin Carpenter

Ahead of the highly anticipated 30th Summer Olympic Games in London next year the International Olympic Committee (the ‘IOC’), along with other major sports governing bodies (‘SGBs’) such as FIFA, has made much of the threat of bribery and corruption, particularly through the relationship between gambling and match fixing.

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Kevin Carpenter

Kevin Carpenter

Kevin is a advisor and member of the editorial board for LawInSport, having previously acted as editor.

Kevin specialises in integrity, regulatory, governance and disciplinary matters. His expertise and knowledge has led him to be engaged by major private and public bodies, including the IOC, FIFA, the Council of Europe, INTERPOL and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), as well as making regular appearances internationally delivering presentations and commenting in the media on sports law issues.

His research and papers are published across a variety of forums, including having a blog on LawInSport.

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