EPFL CEO speaks to sports law experts at REX SPORT General Assembly

EPFL CEO speaks to sports law experts at REX SPORT General Assembly

The EPFL CEO Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros was one of the keynote speakers at REX SPORT General Assembly, held in D’s seldorf, on the 23rd of June 2012.

Conducted by the its founder and current President José Juan Pintó, the REX SPORT General Assembly gathered top lawyers from more than 20 nationalities, including Ettore Mazzilli, Rui Boticas Santos, Gianpaolo Monteneri, Reinhard Schulz, Carlos del Campo, David Wu, Eduardo Carlezzo,  Efraim Barak, Hansj�rg Stutzer, Jean-Yves Foucard, Lucas Ferrer, Marcos Motta, Konstantinos Zemberis, among other members coming from Italia, France, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Finland, Brazil, Qatar, Mexico, Israel and China.

The supreme body of the association approved its annual accounts and plan of activities for the next year. In addition to the EPFL CEO, himself a lawyer, the members of the Rex Sport Association had also the opportunity to listen to Antonio Rigozzi, the other guest speaker, who made a presentation on “The influence of Swiss law in the decision-making process of CAS”. More than half of the members of REX SPORT are well-known sport arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Lausanne, Switzerland.

On the occasion, the Association celebrated its 10th anniversary. The 11th Annual General Assembly shall be hosted by Rui Boticas Santos on June 2013 in Cascais, Portugal.

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