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World Sports Advocate

Current Issue (February 2018)

Volume: 16 Issue: 2



About World Sports Advocate

The monthly law publication providing guidance on all aspects of sports law, including licensing and sports data, anti-doping and doping sanctions, TV and broadcasting rights, sport technology, players agents, disciplinary measures, sports integrity, sports betting, player contracts, intellectual property, transfer regulations, sports sponsorship and marketing, and governance, as well as coverage of key legal cases, sporting regulations and governing bodies including the IOC, UEFA and FIFA and sporting events such as London 2012. / read more

February's issue of World Sports Advocate

February's issue of World Sports Advocate provides expert analysis and thought leadership on the key legal, regulatory and policy issues impacting sports business.

This month's issue focuses on a range of developments relevant to the sporting world, including player contracts, anti-doping, match-fixing, transfer of minors, and sports governance structure.

In our cover article this month, Caroline Dressel and Simon Karlin of Lentze Stopper Rechtsanwälte place a spotlight on the German Federal Labour Court decision on the admissibility of fixed-term employment contracts in German professional football.

Elsewhere in the issue, David Winnie, Solicitor at Charles Douglas Solicitors LLP, sheds light on the factual background to the recently opened FIFA investigation into the transfer of Bertrand Traoré to Chelsea, considering FIFA and Chelsea's respective positions, and examining the relevant FIFA regulations on the transfer of minors.

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