EVENT: LawInSport Conference – Key Issues in Sports Law in 2016 and Beyond

Posted January 26th, 2016 in Forthcoming events by sally

‘LawInSport will be hosting its second annual sports law conference on the 24 & 25 February 2016 in London.

We will be bringing together thought leaders from sport, academia and the legal profession to share their views on what they consider to be the key sports law issues to watch in 2016 and beyond.

The sports scandals of 2015 have highlighted the important role sports lawyers can play in the development of sports governance, protecting the welfare of athletes and the rights of commercial partners.

Therefore we have put together panel sessions that will to cover the most pressing issues in sports law for 2016:

Anti-Doping – what is the future of anti-doping?
Media Rights – new distribution methods, regulation and legislation.
Commercial Contracts – sponsorship, merchandising and brand protection.
Athlete Rights – employment and representation contracts, handling disciplinary procedures and selection disputes.
Anti-Corruption – dealing with corruption, running investigations, gathering intelligence and taking action.
Governance – managing change, improving structures and processes, and dealing with greater scrutiny.’

Date: 24th & 25th February 2016

Location: Twickenham Stadium, TW2 7BA

Charge: See website for details

More information can be found here.