Understanding FIFA’s Agents’ Regulations - Experts’ Discussion

Approved by FIFA Council on 16 December 2022, the FIFA Football Agent Regulations (FFAR) signaled a new era for agents internationally. The regulations of agents have ebbed and ...

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What are grant of rights contracts in U.S. college football & their impact on the institutions

Nearly all major collegiate athletics conferences have a “Grant of Rights” (“GOR”) agreement with their respective Am...
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What Sponsors Can Learn From The 2022 World Cup Beer Fiasco

Cast your mind back to mid-November 2022 in the days leading up to start of the Qatar World Cup – before the rapturou...
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How BAT Ruled On A Player Contract Affected By Russia Ukraine War (Brantley v Basketball Club UNICS)

In this article, the authors assess the recent decision of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT) in the case of Amer...
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How sport can use the UN Climate Change Framework to achieve a greener future

Climate change is an immensely important issue for our generation. Sports organisations (such as clubs, governin...
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The Lifecycle Of An International Athlete – Protecting Your Reputation

The reputation of an athlete is a precious but fragile thing. It is usually established, at least initially, largely ...

Key Principles On Player Contracts From The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (Part 3 – Compensation For Wrongful Termination)

This is the third and final article in a series that explains the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal’s (BAT) jurisprudence ...
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Can Football Contracts Be Changed Or Varied Mid-Term? If So, What Can Players Do About It?

In 2020, Barcelona and Frenkie De Jong agreed a contract renewal which included an additional two-year contract exten...

When Is A Football 'Sell On Clause' Triggered? CAS Decides in Malaga v Brighton

Those involved with football transfers will be familiar with sell-on clauses given that they are widely used in the w...
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Negotiating athlete endorsement agreements in India

The Indian sports industry and the surrounding eco-system has undergone a substantial economic transformation in the ...

Artificial Intelligence In Football - Current Uses & Contracting Tips For Clubs

From assisting referee decisions, to improving physical performance and predicting future injuries, to producing and ...
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Summary Judgements & Force Majeure: How The Premier League Recovered $213mn From PPLive

In the recent High Court case of The Football Association Premier League Limited v PPLive Sports International Limite...

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