The current state and future challenges of the Japan Sports Arbitration Agency
The Japan Sports Arbitration Agency (JSAA) is the dispute resolution body in Japan, which provides arbitration and mediation procedures for sport-related disputes. In Japan, as sports attract rising attention in light of hosting of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, sport-related disputes are occurring more frequently. Thus, the JSAA is now expected to play an important role in resolving and preventing sport-related disputes in Japan.
outlines the JSAA's organization;
overviews of JSAA's arbitration and mediation procedures; and
describes the JSAA's future challenges.
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- Tags: 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 | 2020 Olympic Games | 2020 Paralympic Games | Anti-Doping | Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) | Dispute Resolution | Employment | Japan | Japan Anti-Doping Code (JADC) | Japan Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel | Japan Para Sport Association (JPSA) | Japan Sports Arbitration Agency (JSAA) | Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC)
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About the Author
Shoichi Sugiyama is a Japanese attorney specialized in sports law. He is a member of the Japan Sports Law Association, the Japan Arbitrators Association, and the Daini Tokyo Bar Association Law Policy Committee on Sports Law. Shoichi serves as a case manager of the Japan Sports Arbitration Agency and teaches sports law at Chuo University and Nihon University.