London Riots And Sports Contingency Insurance: Provisions Event Organisers Should Consider

Published: Thursday, 25 August 2011. Written by Andrew Nixon No Comments

The cancellation of the England v Holland match at Wembley following the wave of rioting that took place across London and other parts of the UK, brings into focus the of importance of governing bodies having contingency insurance in place.

It is understood that the FA was not covered against event cancellation of this type, and therefore is likely to have incurred significant losses.

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Andrew Nixon

Andrew Nixon

Andrew Nixon is a Partner in the Sport Group at Sheridans. Referred to in this year's Legal 500 as a “very bright and talented sports lawyer” Andrew's practice focuses principally on regulatory, governance, disciplinary, arbitration and dispute resolution within the sport sector. Andrew's clients include governing bodies, sports clubs, sports agencies and individual athletes.

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