A practical guide to establishing the regulatory framework for a national esports federation
This article aims to act as a useful reference guide for establishing the regulatory framework for a national esports federation. Following a general introduction on how and why an esports federation is established, it aims to:
introduce a pragmatic structure for regulations that an esports federation can adopt regardless of where it is incorporated or its scope of territorial activity;
explore key legal and business issues that are likely to be encountered from the perspective of the esports federations; and
provide guidance and solutions by sharing the author’s experience in advising an esports federation in Hungary on its legal and business structure, its regulations, and the organisation of tournaments.
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- Tags: Anti-Doping | Athlete Welfare | Commercial | Employment | Esports | GDPR | Governance | Hungary | Intellectual Property | IP | Regulation | World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
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Attorney at Law, Bird & Bird
Péter is a Hungarian attorney-at-law and associate at Bird & Bird in Budapest, specializing in commercial and sports matters.