Regulation of MMA in the UK: Legal risks from the lack of regulation and effective licencing – Part 2
Published 13 November 2013 By: Ben Sigler
In this 2 part series, Ben Sigler outlines the stark difference in the regulatory frameworks of Mixed Martial Arts (“MMA”) in the United States of America and the United Kingdom. In the second part of this series Ben examines the potential legal risks that arise from the lack of regulation and effective licencing in the UK.
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- Tags: Governance | MMA | Regulation | United Kingdom (UK) | United States of America (USA) | Welfare
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Ben Sigler is an associate in Stephenson Harwood LLP's dispute resolution team where he provides advice primarily in relation to contentious and regulatory matters to clients across a broad range of sectors.