Swiss Federal Tribunal confirms the validity of CAS Anti-Doping Division proceedings as first instance tribunal
This article discusses a recent important decision1 by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (“SFT”) which confirmed the validity of the CAS Anti-Doping Tribunal (“CAS ADD”) as a first-instance disciplinary tribunal in delegation by sports federations - and the subsequent appeal to the Court of Arbitration of Sport’s Appeals Division (“CAS”).
To continue reading or watching login or register here
Already a member? Sign in
Get access to all of the expert analysis and commentary at LawInSport including articles, webinars, conference videos and podcast transcripts. Find out more here.
- Tags: Anti-Doping | Blogs | CAS Anti-Doping Division (CAS ADD) | Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) | Despina Mavromati | Disciplinary Tribunal | Dispute Resolution | International Biathlon Federation | Sports | Swiss Federal Tribunal | Switzerland | Winter Sports
- The EU General Court’s Ruling On Exclusive Arbitration Agreements In The ISU Case
- A Summary Of 2021’s Key Sports Law Cases From The CAS & SFT
- The Case of Olympic Skater Kamila Valieva - Was CAS’s Decision Justified?
- Challenging Appointment Of Arbitrators: Swiss Federal Tribunal's Decision Highlights Uniqueness Of Sports
- SFT Rules On Limited Scope Of Review For Procedural Violations
- SFT reconfirm the limited scope of ‘excessive formalism’ as a grounds of appeal
- Challenging FIFA’s Jurisdiction: Why Appeals To The SFT Must Be On Public Policy Grounds
- The Right To Be Heard: Why The SFT Rejected A Football Club’s Appeal From CAS
- A Summary Of 2022’s Key Sports Law Cases & Regulatory Reforms From The CAS & SFT
Dr. Despina Mavromati is an attorney at the Swiss law firm BianchiSchwald and an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). She has extensive experience in international sports law and arbitration. She represents athletes, clubs and federations and advises on regulatory and sports governance matters, including the recognition and enforcement of awards and freezing of assets in Switzerland. Despina has acted as counsel, co-counsel, expert or arbitrator in numerous sports arbitrations, involving contractual, governance, doping-related and other disciplinary and ethics matters. Recognized as a Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal in Switzerland every year since 2018, “Despina Mavromati is “brilliant and accomplished” and “an amazing lawyer with immense knowledge and expertise when it comes to disputes before the CAS” (Who’s Who Legal 2023).