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Beware the hidden risk: event organiser and venue owner liability

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Monday, 02 January 2012 By Jon Walters

Recent tragic events in motorsport, with the deaths of Dan Wheldon and Marco Simoncelli in IndyCar and MotoGP respectively, have brought into focus the role event organisers and venue owners play in ensuring the safety of those participating in sporting events and where liability rests when accidents do occur.

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Jon Walters

Jon Walters

Partner, Northridge

Jon provides commercial and corporate advice to clients. He is recognised by the directories as a “real go-to adviser” and a “commercial and regulatory expert”, with particular expertise on governance, corporate advice and commercial rights.

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