EPFL Sports Law Bulletin 11th Edition Now Available

EPFL Sports Law Bulletin 11th Edition Now Available

IP and sports events organisers’rights take central stage
The latest edition of the EPFL Sports Law Bulletin is now available, with more quality features than ever before, including almost 80 pages of information-packed articles on the latest developments in the field of sports law and politics.
In the aftermath of this year’s EPFL International Conference on the Protection of Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, EPFL CEO Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros turns a particular attention, in his editorial, to the achievements made by the Association in this field and urge Governments and EU institutions to grant sports events organisers with appropriate protection for their assets under national and EU legislation through sui generis rights.
The issue of IP and sports events organisers’rights is further explored throughout the publication with contributions from numerous high level football executives, senior public officials and top-notch lawyers, who gives us their insights on the latest going-ons and the hottest debates in the world of sport in general and football in particular.
For this edition, the Sports Law Bulletin’s line up is made up of the following experts: 

  • Jean-Francois Vilotte, President of the French online Gambling Regulatory Authority (ARJEL);
  • Premier League’s Head of Legal, Corporate and Commercial Kevin Plumb and Head of European Public Policy Mathieu Moreuil;
  • STOP Nordic’s Managing Director David Würgler and Danish League’s Legal Adviser Ole Knudsen (Divisionsforeningen);
  • Italian solicitor and Lega Serie B’s Legal Counsel Luca Ferrari;
  • Péter Rippel-Szabó, Associate at Bird & Bird in Hungary;
  • Miguel Mendes Pereira, Partner at Vieira de Almeida & Associados and former Administrator at the European Commission’s DG Competition;
  • Yágo Vazquez Moraga and Rosa Monteira Inza, Lawyers at Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle;
  • Paris-based Lawyers Fabienne Fajgenbaum and Thibault Lachacinski; and
  • Jason Smith and Deirdre McCarthy, respectivelly Sports Law Partner and Solicitor at Brabners Solicitors.

This edition will also provide you with first-hand news on the main activities and plans set up by the association over the period running from October 2012 to August 2013.
Finally, the pages of the EPFL Sports Law Bulletin will enable readers to find out about the very latest legislative, regulatory and case-law developments in the field of sport at national, European and international level.
Upon the release of this new issue, EPFL CEO Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros stated “the EPFL Sports Law Bulletin has become  an essential tool for all sports executives and public officials involved in football’s judiciary, regulatory and political matters. I trust this last issue, focusing on sports organisers rights, will contribute to shape sports policy and safeguard sport’s economic viability and sustainable development.”

Please click here to access your electronic copy of the publication.


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