The FIFA World Cup Inquiry: A landmark learning day for sports governance?
In terms of sports governance, the 13 November 2014 was certainly a day to remember. The media became ablaze with widespread condemnation by various stakeholders in sport of FIFA’s Summary1 (references to specific paragraphs in brackets) of the report of the enquiry into the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup Bidding Process prepared by the Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee (‘FEC’), led by the Investigatory Chamber’s Chairman Michael J. Garcia.
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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.