• Academies: Legal considerations for football academies

    Academies: Legal considerations for football academies

    Academies: Legal considerations for football academies

    • David Winnie, Head of Sports Law, Blaser Mills Law, & former professional football player
    • Tammi Gaw, Founder & Executive Director, Advantage Rule, LLC
    • Matthew Campbell, former Manchester United Academy player & former scholar, Blackburn Rovers
    • Alexander Bielefeld, Head of Global Policy & Strategic Relation, FIFPRO
    • Dr. Brenda J. Elsey, Professor of History, Hofstra University

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • FIFA Regulatory Update

    FIFA Regulatory Update

    FIFA Regulatory Update

    • James Kitching, Director of Football Regulatory, FIFA

    (Plus Membership Required) 

  • Commercialising Digital Assets: Opportunities & threats from new digital revenue streams - NFTs

    Commercialising Digital Assets: Opportunities & threats from new digital revenue streams - NFTs

    Commercialising Digital Assets: Opportunities & threats from new digital revenue streams - NFTs

    • Chris Bond, Director of Editorial, LawInSport
    • Eitan Jankelewitz, Partner, Digital Media Group, Sheridans
    • Adam Lovatt, Chief Legal Officer, IQONIQ
    • Esther Jolley, IA Director, Brand Extension, Stobbs

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Media Rights: Negotiating & drafting of media rights agreements - an international perspective

    Media Rights: Negotiating & drafting of media rights agreements - an international perspective

    Media Rights: Negotiating & drafting of media rights agreements - an international perspective

    • Ian Smith, Director, Commercial & Operational Legal, FIFA
    • Dan Bowden, Senior Legal Counsel – Broadcast and Rights, DAZN
    • Hande Öztürk, In-House Counsel, BeIN Sports (Turkey)
    • Steve Bainbridge, Head of Sports & Events Management, Al Tamimi & Co

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • In-House Counsel: How to build an effective legal team in a football

    In-House Counsel: How to build an effective legal team in a football

    In-House Counsel: How to build an effective legal team in a football

    • Andrew Mercer, General Counsel & Director of Legal Affairs, The Asian Football Confederation
    • Jules Karangwa, Legal Officer, Fédération Rwandaise de Football Association (FERWAFA)
    • Alvaro Gil, Sports Management Legal Advisor, Atlético de Madrid
    • Simon Cliff, General Counsel, City Football Group

    (Plus Membership Required) 

  • Financial Solidarity: Financial Fair Play, salary caps, & competitive balance

    Financial Solidarity: Financial Fair Play, salary caps, & competitive balance

    Financial Solidarity: Financial Fair Play, salary caps, & competitive balance

    • Enio Gualberto, Legal | Club Licensing Manager, CBF
    • Andrew Visnovsky, Sports Law & Sports Management Consultant & Former Senior Coordinator, Player Relations & Competition, Major League Soccer
    • Adam Lewis QC, Barrister, Blackstone Chambers
    • Marco Antonio Amezcua Rubio, Senior Legal Counsel, FIFA

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Betting: Reconciling commercialisation & regulation of sports betting in football

    Betting: Reconciling commercialisation & regulation of sports betting in football

    Betting: Reconciling commercialisation & regulation of sports betting in football

    • Alastair Campbell, Partner, Level Law
    • Jon Walters, Partner, Northridge
    • Elizabeth Dunn, Senior Associate, Bird & Bird

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Succession of Clubs: The legal issues from clubs financial crisis & CAS decisions

    Succession of Clubs: The legal issues from clubs financial crisis & CAS decisions

    Succession of Clubs: The legal issues from clubs financial crisis & CAS decisions

    • Josep F. Vandellos Alamila, Founder & Partner, Vandellos Sports Law
    • Jaime Cambreleng, Head of Litigation, FIFA
    • Mark Hovell, Partner & Head of Sports Team, Mills & Reeve LLP
    • Sara María Moreno, Legal Advisor, FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme)
    • Roy Vermeer, Director Legal, FIFPRO

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Agents: Legal considerations & regulatory update

    Agents: Legal considerations & regulatory update

    Agents: Legal considerations & regulatory update

    • Tom Murray, Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
    • Leonardo Máximo, Founding Partner, Movement Football Management
    • Luis Villas-Boas Pires, Head of Agents, FIFA
    • Estrela Paulo, CEO & founder, TopBaller Sports Management

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Players Contracts: Who has the rights & ability to amend agency & playing contracts

    Players Contracts: Who has the rights & ability to amend agency & playing contracts

    Players Contracts: Who has the rights & ability to amend agency & playing contracts 

    • Oliver Hunt, Partner, Onside Law
    • Christophe Bertrand, Partner, Cabinet Bertrand & Associé
    • Karolina Skrzypczyk, Legal Counsel, Jurisdiction Bodies Coordinator, Polish Football Association
    • Erika Montemor Ferreira, Head of FIFA Players’ Status Department, FIFA
    • Alexandra Gómez Bruinewoud, Senior Legal Counsel, FIFPro

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Player Injuries: Who is liable for injuries to players - Olympics & COVID

    Player Injuries: Who is liable for injuries to players - Olympics & COVID

    Player Injuries: Who is liable for injuries to players - Olympics & COVID

    • Barrington Atkins, Senior Associate - Sports Disputes, Stewarts Law LLP
    • Oonagh Webster, Solicitor – Healthcare & Sport, Keoghs
    • Satinder Hunjan QC, Barrister, Kings Chambers

    (Plus Membership Required) 

  • Corruption: How is football responding to increasingly sophisticated bad actors

    Corruption: How is football responding to increasingly sophisticated bad actors

    Corruption: How is football responding to increasingly sophisticated bad actors

    • Christina Philippou, Director of Postgraduate Courses in Accounting & Financial Management, University of Portsmouth
    • Kevin Carpenter, Senior Lecturer (Sports Law), Manchester Metropolitan University
    • Cassandra Matilde Fernandes, Legal & Projects Manager, GLMS

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Finance - Legal consideration when financing clubs

    Finance - Legal consideration when financing clubs

    Finance - Legal consideration when financing clubs

    • Marianne Clayton, State Aid Specialist, Clayton & Segura
    • Michael Savva, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams (Middle East) LLP
    • Christopher Flanagan, Managing Editor, International Sports Law Journal

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Betting: Who has the right to real-time sports data?

    Betting: Who has the right to real-time sports data?

    Betting: Who has the right to real-time sports data?

    • Emily Ablitt, Commercial Associate (Sport, IP & Technology), Shoosmiths (Moderator)
    • Abhinav Shrivastava, Partner, LawNK
    • Joshua Charalambous, Sports, Disputes & Commercial lawyer, RPC
    • Richard Dutton, Managing Director, ELIAS Partnership
    • Michael Clohisy, Sports & Data Rights Attorney

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Discrimination: How are football regulations evolving to deal with racism?

    Discrimination: How are football regulations evolving to deal with racism?

    Discrimination: How are football regulations evolving to deal with racism?

    • Piara Powar, Executive Director, FARE Network
    • Jason Webber​, Equality, Diversity and Integrity Manager, Football Association of Wales
    • Achta Mahamat Saleh, Director - Legal Affairs & Compliance Division, Confédération Africaine de Football
    • David Mitchell, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers
    • Jermaine Malcolm, Sports Lawyer, Blaser Mills Law

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Safeguarding/Guardians: Developments in safeguarding

    Safeguarding/Guardians: Developments in safeguarding

    Safeguarding/Guardians: Developments in safeguarding

    • Jennifer Smith, Safeguarding Consultant, Child Protection Barrister, Safeguarding Today
    • Gloria Viseras - OLY, Senior Event Safeguarding Manager, FIFA
    • Tim Greenwell, Chief Legal & Risk Officer, Southampton FC
    • Clive Sheldon QC, Barrister, 11KBW & author of the ‘Independent Review into Child Sexual Abuse in Football: 1970-2005’ commissioned by The English Football Association

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Football Governance: Ensuring effective regulations of owners, directors & officials

    Football Governance: Ensuring effective regulations of owners, directors & officials

    Football Governance: Ensuring effective regulations of owners, directors & officials

    • Dr Alexander Juschus, Managing Partner, Governance & Values GmbH
    • Nick De Marco QC, Barrister, Blackstone Chambers
    • Paolo Torchetti, Sports Lawyer & Tax Specialist , Ruiz-Huerta & Crespo Abogados
    • Christina Philippou, Director of Postgraduate Courses in Accounting & Financial Management, University of Portsmouth

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Fan Representation & Club Ownership

    Fans Representation And Club Ownership

    Fans: Fan representation & club ownership

    • Pedro Henrique Mendonça, Partner, PHM Advocacia
    • Trevor Watkins, Global Head of Sport, Pinsent Masons LLP
    • Damian Collins, MP for Folkestone and Hythe & former Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee
    • Sean Jones QC, Barrister, 11KBW & Director, Chelsea Pitch Owners PLC
    • Pablo Ortiz Donaire, Chief Business Officer, Baskonia - Alavés Group
    • Sarah Butler, Director Global Communications, Stats Perform

    (Plus Membership Required)

  • Title image - Taxation and Player Transfers

    Taxation and Player Transfers

    Speakers:

    This panel explains taxation relating to the transfer of players

    • Marie-Anne Lindhardt - Partner, MAQS Advokatbyrå
    • Peter Hackleton - Head of Sports and Entertainment Group, Saffery Champness
    • Daan Buylaert - Tax Counsel, Tiberghien
    • Carlos Carnero - Lawyer, Senn Ferrero, Associados Sports & Entertainment
    • Dr Mario Tenore - Tax Advisor, Maisto e Associati

    (Plus Membership required)

  • Title image - Safeguarding Players and Staff

    Safeguarding Players and Staff

    Update on safeguarding players and staff in football - regulation, investigation and prosecution.

    Speakers

    • Fenella Morris QC, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers (moderator)
    • Richard Bush, Senior Associate, Bird & Bird
    • Hannah Kent, Associate, Charles Russell Speechlys
    • Joshua Charalambous, Associate, RPC
    • Katie Fudakowski​ Partner Farrer & Co

    (Plus Membership required)

  • Title image - Match-Fixing in Football

    Match-Fixing in Football

    This panel discuss provides an update on the latest developments in match-fixing in football.

    Speakers:

    • Kendrah Potts – Barrister, 4 New Square
    • Phil Hutchinson – Senior Associate, Mills & Reeve
    • Jake Marsh – Head of Integrity, Stats Perform
    • Ennio Bovolenta, Head of Integrity Legal & Compliance Division, FIFA
    • Affy Sheikh – Head of Starlizard Integrity Services

    (Plus Membership required)

  • Title image - Player’s Rights: Duty of Care & Return to Play

    Player’s Rights: Duty of Care & Return to Play

    Player’s Rights: Duty of Care & Return to Play


    Speakers:

    • Tammi Gaw - Founder and Executive Director, Advantage Rule LLC (Moderator)
    • Gareth Farrelly - Solicitor, Bermans (and Ex-Premier League Player)
    • Prof. Mark James - Manchester Metropolitan University
    • Brendan Schwab, Executive Director of the World Players Association.
    • Loic Alves - Legal Counsel, FIFPRO

    (Plus Membership required)


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