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Online adverts promoting unhealthy foods to kids banned in the UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2017

From 1 July 2017, non-broadcast adverts for high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) foods aimed at children will be banned in the UK. The ban is a response to


RFU announces Arscott decision and deems tactical information to be “Inside Information”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

Last month, Sports Shorts considered Tom Arscott’s sacking by the Aviva Premiership Rugby side Sale Sharks. Not only was this a fairly novel


Football club badges: the legal implications of misuse
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

In January 2017, the Italian football club Juventus unveiled a new club CREST. The familiar silhouette of a charging bull against the fabled black


A Claim Under the Data Protection Act May Be Brought Alongside a Defamation Claim
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

In HH Prince Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah Al Alaoui v. Elaph Publishing Limited, the Court of Appeal ruled unanimously that the claimant was entitled to


UK Communications Regulator Consults on New Enforcement Guidance
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

On 23 January 2017, the UK's Office of Communications (Ofcom) published a consultation document on potential changes to its 2012 Enforcement


Hakan Çalhanoğlu: the risks of terminating a contract without just cause under the FIFA Regulations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

On 2 February 2017, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) issued a media release in which it confirmed that it had upheld the FIFA decision by


The Department of Culture, Media and Sport’s Combatting Doping in Sport Inquiry: Origin, Scope and Powers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • February 6 2017

In September 2015, the Department of Culture Media and Sport Committee’s (“Committee”) launched an inquiry into Combatting Doping in Sport Inquiry


Leaked line-out codes and duties of confidentiality
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2017

Confidential leaks and allegations of espionage have abounded in recent months in both sporting and political contexts, whether that be the furore


The prevention of head injuries in cricket: will new regulations help?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2017

Concussion is a contentious issue in sport and is a topic that has previously been covered by Sports Shorts here, here and here. Many sports involve


Respect for the Men in Black: The Abuse of Match Officials in English Football
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2017

When Arsene Wenger pushed fourth official Anthony Taylor during Arsenal's recent win against Burnley, it was the latest in a long-running series of