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MLT Aikins LLP
Increasingly, people are venturing into the backcountry, and are relying on friends to make safe decisions for the group, and for themselves, even if those people have little practical training or experience.
Gowling WLG
The current anti-doping system in Olympic sports has a comprehensive list of prohibited substances to prevent athletes from receiving an unfair advantage
Miller Thomson LLP
Miller Thomson offers a national, multi-disciplinary network of lawyers who understand the legal and business challenges unique to the Esports industry.
Pallett Valo LLP
Excited for the start of the year and this new decade.
Pallett Valo LLP
Casterton v. MacIsaac was released on January 10th, 2020.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In the last minute of a recreational hockey game in the "Alexander Keith division" of an Ontario "senior" men's beer league, Drew Casterton suffered a head injury that a court determined will affect him for the rest of his life.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
With less than a month until Super Bowl LIV, football fans are looking forward to the big game.
McLeish Orlando LLP
In Casterton v MacIsaac, 2020 CanLII 1088 (ON SC), Justice Gomery awarded the Plaintiff $700,000 in damages against a Defendant who delivered a blindside hit during a beer league hockey game.
Germany
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
The Europe-wide spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is now also directly affecting the professional sports sector.
Hogan Lovells
Germany is one of the most attractive and expanding gambling markets worldwide: With a GGR of around 14 billion EUR in 2018
SKW Schwarz
The medial excitement surrounding electronic sports, the competition between human players in computer games, has not only been continuing for some time now, but is also...
India
Khurana and Khurana
Dream 11, arguably the most successful online fantasy sports platform in India, has had its fair share of legal controversy. The legality of Dream 11 has always been in question and contended in various Courts throughout the country.
Khaitan & Co
The Division Bench ruled that the nature of the Dream11 game has already been examined by courts in India.
Ireland
Arthur Cox
On 14 February 2020, the Adjudicatory Chamber of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body issued a decision finding that Manchester City...
Italy
Withers LLP
On February 13, 2020, FIFA, the international governing body of football, released Circular no. 1709
Nigeria
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The January 2019 Summer Transfer Window was an exciting beehive of European football transfer activity.
South Africa
Adams & Adams
On the 28th of January 2020, the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education (Aware.org) launched the new Code of Commercial Communications ("new Code").
Tabacks
On 11 December 2019 the Minister of Sport and Recreation published the Draft National Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill intending to regulate the unregulated fitness industry.
Adams & Adams
English rugby club Saracens' relegation from Premiership Rugby for breaches of the salary cap is the big news in the world of sports law this year.
Withers LLP
Every now and then, technological innovation revolutionises a sport and leads to a wave of new records.
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