A summary of the esports panel at LawInSport’s 6th annual conference

The ‘future legal and regulatory challenges in esports’ panel took place on 10 November 2020. This article summarises the main discussion points.  The speakers were: ...

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Claiming commission on football sponsorship deals: lessons for agencies & clubs from Winlink v Liverpool FC

By sponsoring an English Premier League club companies can promote themselves to a loyal audience of over three billi...

Key trends in sports broadcasting: does the model really need to change?

LawInSport discussed the current state of media rights in sport with a number of leading industry experts to examine ...
Name, image & likeness rights in the NCAA: the evolving legal landscape for college athletes

Name, image & likeness rights in the NCAA: the evolving legal landscape for college athletes

The college sports arms race has taken on many different forms over the years ranging from lavish facilities dedica...
Investment Concept

How would a private equity firm invest in the English Football League?

Private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners (CVC), has had a relatively long affiliation with sport including Moto GP a...
Indian Football

Indian football’s roadmap to reform: how the ISL and I-League will work together

When one thinks of India and sport in a single frame, cricket is the first thing that comes to mind. But what of foot...
Robot Player

Artificial intelligence in sports – the legal and ethical issues at play

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly more important in our daily professional and social lives. One ...
Esports Arena

A sleeping giant: insights into Nigeria’s emerging esports industry

Esports in Nigeria is looking up and the professional esports community has made commendable strides. Competition-wis...

Formula 1 and esports in the time of Coronavirus

The first half of 2020 has seen the cancellation of a great number of internationally-renowned sporting events becaus...

How the UAE sports sector is adapting to COVID-19

The world before covid-19 seems a long time ago[1].  Any way you choose to look at the global sports and events ...
American Football

How has California’s “Fair Pay to Play” Act changed college sport, if at all?

In September 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 206 (SB 206), the Fair Pay to Play Act (the Ac...

Cash is king: Covid-19 leaves sports clubs scrutinising their business in pursuit of cash flow

The sports industry has been on an ever-upwards trajectory in recent years, especially at the top of the sports pyram...

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