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Fan Tokens And The Sport Industry: Key Legal And Commercial Risks

What do the Caribbean Premier League, FC Barcelona, Everton FC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team all have in common? They...

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Cultivating Culture Through Commoditisation: Why NFTs Present An Unparalleled Opportunity For The Sports Sector

In 2019, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) partnered w...
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The Future Of Sports Broadcasting In UAE: Reimagining Rights Agreements & Collaborating With The Competition

Like many market sectors in the past year and a half, sports broadcasting has suffered unprecedented chaos as a resul...

What is the "black-out" rule in football and is it lawful?

This article was originally published on 19 December 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy a...
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Negotiating athlete endorsement agreements in India

This article was first published on 18 January 2017 and has been updated to reflect latest legal developments While ...
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Sport and commercial law – the year in review 2020/21

In a year where our transformed working patterns have been made possible by modern technology, it seems apt for the t...
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Football Law 2021 Panel Summary: Legal Considerations When Financing Football Clubs

On 24 May 2021, LawInSport’s Football Law Conference 2021, brought together a panel of experts to discuss ‘Finance: L...

Stocks, Bonds, Gold...Sport? Is Sport Now An Alternate Asset Class For Investors?

Whilst sport globally, from football to the Olympics Games, has been severely impacted by the global pandemic, struct...

What Effect Could The Unionisation Of Influencers Have On Gaming Content Creators (Inc. Sports Stars)?

The Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG – AFTRA) is a body that represents...

How Brexit Affects Sports Broadcasting In The UK And Europe

Even before the Brexit vote, the UK broadcasting industry has in recent years been faced with a high degree of legal ...

Game Theory & The Beautiful Game: Ibrahimovic, EA Sports And Collective Bargaining Of Image Rights

The late Wilt Chamberlain was one of the greatest basketball players to ever grace the NBA[1].  Some, including ...

An Introduction To The ELF - Europe's New Professional American Football League

Recently, a stir was caused by a press release[1] announcing plans to launch the European League of Football (EL...

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