Key sports law cases and developments of 2020 – South America
As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on what we think have been some of the key sports law issues of 2020.
We therefore invited each member of our Editorial Board to write a short summary of their highlights. Below are the responses from our South American members. We hope this proves useful not only in identifying specific cases and issues, but also in detecting broader global themes when read in conjunction with the contributions from other jurisdictions.
We would like to thank each member of our Editorial Board for taking the time out of their busy schedules to share their views with us, and also more broadly for their significant input into LawInSport over the course of the year. Thank you.
- Pablo Mettroz Holley - COVID-19’s impact on sport in Chile.
- Pedro Henrique Mendonça - Dispute over football broadcasting rights and new tax legislation in Brazil.
- Roberto Barracco - Developments at the Brazilian Olympic Committee and Brazilian Soccer Association, plus difficulties in progressing sports-related policies and legislation.
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- Tags: Brazil | Brazilian Olympic Committee | Brazilian Soccer Association (CBF) | Brazilian Surf Confederation | Broadcasting | Chile | Covid-19 | Football | Tax
Chris is the Editor at LawInSport, and takes responsibility for the review of content in conjunction with the Editorial Board. Prior to joining LawInSport, Chris graduated from Nottingham University, and trained and worked as a litigation lawyer at King & Wood & Mallesons SJ Berwin.