Regulating Against Competition Manipulation In Sport

Financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to increase the incidence of competition manipulation (f...

A Review Of FIFA’s Minor Application Guide For U18 International Transfers

To prevent child exploitation, FIFA prohibits the international transfer of minors - i.e. players under the age ...
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Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in North America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in North America from the LawInSport Editorial Board.&nbs...
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Sports Law In 2021 – Key Issues to watch in Africa, Asia & Australia

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in Africa, Asia and Australia from the LawInSport Editori...
Title image of football player - Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in South America

Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in South America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 from South America from the LawInSport Editorial Boa...
Title image of tennis player - Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in Europe

Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in Europe

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 in Europe from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  D...
Title image of rugby player - Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in UK & Ireland

Sports law in 2021 – key issues to watch in UK & Ireland

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2021 from the UK and Ireland from the LawInSport Editorial Boa...
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When football administrators end up in prison - the ongoing case of Racing de Santander’s former managers

Racing de Santander has been a historical football team within the Spanish football and has had to deal with some dif...

Why the Competition Appeal Tribunal refused Football DataCo’s application to transfer Sportradar’s claim to the High Court

The Competition Appeal Tribunal recently handed down its Judgment[1] refusing the application by the First ...

Creating a level playing field? Athletes turning to courts to protect their employment law rights

Athletes are bringing claims to assert their statutory employment rights in courts and employment tribunals, from Aus...
International football players

A guide to the new immigration rules for players coming to the Premier League and EFL

With the opening of the transfer window on 2 January 2021, UK football clubs will be in uncharted territory. Not only...

Sports investigations: the risky business of deleting phone apps

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently failed in its bid to prosecute Konstantin Vishnyak, a former bank...

Special purpose acquisition companies: are football clubs going (back) to the stock market?

Stock markets this year, most notably in the U.S., have been boosted by the return of special purpose acquisition com...
Football equipment and cards

FIFA’s normalisation committees – what are they and how do they work?

This article was last updated on 10 November 2020 (originally published October 2018).  Whilst FIFA has been a ...

Claiming commission on football sponsorship deals: lessons for agencies & clubs from Winlink v Liverpool FC

By sponsoring an English Premier League club companies can promote themselves to a loyal audience of over three billi...

Key trends in sports broadcasting: does the model really need to change?

LawInSport discussed the current state of media rights in sport with a number of leading industry experts to examine ...
Trinidad and Tobago Football Association v. FIFA – the validity of normalisation committees and exclusive jurisdiction of CAS

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association v. FIFA – the validity of normalisation committees and exclusive jurisdiction of CAS

On 13 October 2020, the High Court of Justice in Trinidad and Tobago (the High Court) issued their decision (availabl...
Why football’s new handball rule is proving so controversial

Why football’s new handball rule is proving so controversial

The 2020/2021 Premier League season is just four rounds in and already players, managers fans and pundits have been l...

Cyber threats to sports organisations (and key steps to reduce exposure)

Like so many others, sports organisations depend heavily on IT and technology services to keep the show on the road, ...
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