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The Bribery Act 2010: dealing with the risks

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2010

The Ministry of Justice announced on 20 July 2010 that the Bribery Act will come into force in April 2011

Wayne Rooney defends £4.3 million commission challenge

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 22 2010

Meanwhile, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has successfully defended a claim for unpaid commission in the Manchester Mercantile Court

Referees win age discrimination appeal against mandatory red card

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2010

Four football linesmen (or to give them their official title, "assistant referees") have won their challenge against a default retirement age of 48 imposed by Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), the body which provides referees for professional football

Listed events consultation decision delayed

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2010

Sports and Olympic Minister, Hugh Robertson, indicated on 21 July 2010 that a final policy decision on the listed events consultation could now be deferred until after the switchover from analogue to digital TV

2012 anti-doping search plans

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2010

The Chairman of the British Olympic Association, Lord Moynihan, is planning to introduce a Bill to the House of Lords which would allow police to search the athletes' village at the 2012 Olympic Games for performance-enhancing drugs

Keegan wins case against Newcastle United

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2010

Former Newcastle United Football Club (Newcastle) manager, Kevin Keegan, has been successful in his constructive dismissal claim against his former employer

Consultation on free-to-air sports coverage

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2010

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published a consultation paper in respect of the list of events which must be shown on free-to-air television

Chelsea FC transfer ban

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2009

Chelsea FC has been banned from signing any new players until January 2011 (which amounts to 2 transfer windows) after FIFA's Dispute Resolution Chamber found that the club induced a teenage player, Gael Kakuta, to break his contract with his French team, Lens

Mutu fails in appeal over compensation award

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2009

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has recently dismissed former Chelsea FC striker Adrian Mutu's appeal against the large compensation award in favour of Chelsea FC following his sacking for failing a drugs test in 2004

2014 funding

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2009

The Scottish Government has announced £23.5m of funding aimed at securing a lasting legacy from the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow