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How The EFL Championship’s Profitability & Sustainability Rules Have Changed In 2022

On 17 February 2022, the English Football League (EFL) Championship clubs approved several changes[1] to the division’s Profitability and Sustainability Rules (P&S Rules). T...

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Top 10 Tips For Launching An ‘Independent Review’ In Sport

When the ever-growing lists of sports organisations being subject ‘Independent Reviews’ following allegations of ethi...
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Why Did The Royal Spanish Football Federation Get Fined For Releasing A Zoom Recording?

On February 16th, 2022, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (“Federation” or “the RFEF”) has been found guilty of b...
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A new dawn? How India Is Regulating Online Gaming & Fantasy Sports

According to a report released by KPMG, gamechilling, a trend has seen a significant rise in India with lockdowns and...
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Key Principles On Player Contracts From The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (Part 1 – Formation)

Unlike FIFA, with its Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, the International Basketball Federation (FIB...
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EFL Clubs To Report Non-Payment Of Wages: Why, How & What Happens?

On 17 February 2022[1], at an Extraordinary General Meeting, the English Football League (EFL), through its member cl...
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How To Approach ‘ESG Criteria’ When Hosting Major Sports Events

At the launch of the ‘We Love 2023 Tour’ in Paris, Rugby World Cup France 2023 CEO Claude Atcher declared:  “Fr...
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A Guide To Using young people's data in sport

Over the last two decades, there has been an industry wide acceleration, in sports, towards collecting and processing...

How FIFA Tribunals Are Assessing Covid-19 Force Majeure Disputes (Hiddink v Maldives F.A.)

The Players’ Status Chamber of the FIFA Football Tribunal (the FIFA Tribunal) has handed down its decision in Hiddink...
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Why Challenges Remain For US Women’s Soccer After Equal Pay Deal

On February 22, 2022, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) (the national governing body for soccer in the United States)...
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Value-Ad - How Cryptoasset Promotion Is Regulated In UK Sport

Whilst you could be forgiven for believing that revenue from ticket sales remained vital at the elite level of the sp...
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Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight: Mark Hovell

For this week’s edition on Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight, we sat down with Mark Hovell, who is a partner at Mills &a...

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