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How The Microsoft-Activision Deal Could Impact Gaming & Esports

2022 began with major acquisitions in the gaming and esports sector. First, Microsoft acquired games producer Activision Blizzard for around $68.7 billion[1]. And then, in its w...

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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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Potential new restrictions and requirements on foreign State investment into European football clubs

In a sector where competitiveness goes hand in hand with deep pockets, financial backing can bridge the gap between a...
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Polish Competition Authority investigates suspected collusion among basketball teams

The Polish Competition Authority (PCA) is investigating the behaviour of the Polish Basketball League (PBL) and sixte...
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Sport and competition law – the year in review 2020/21

Even before the announcement of a breakaway league, it had been an important year for competition law with significan...
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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in UK & Ireland

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 from the UK and Ireland from the LawInSport Editorial Boa...
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How rugby union is responding to Covid-19: a legal update

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a plethora of legal and administrative hurdles for sport worldwide, and rugby union...
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Salary cap upheaval in rugby union: Part 1 – the Saracens case

It has been tumultuous period for the salary cap in rugby union in England. Firstly there was the publication in Nove...

A full review of Man City v UEFA CAS Award – why this is not the end of FFP

The dispute between UEFA and Manchester City Football Club over the latter’s compliance with the former’s Financial F...

Why app-store commission is an antitrust issue for online games publishers

With an estimated global annual revenue of $1.5 billion in 2019, esports (or professional video gaming) was already a...
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The duty to cooperate - questions arising from the Man City v UEFA decision

This article is written by Björn Hessert, University of Zurich.  By way of disclosure, Björn works as a research...

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