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Ready, steady, just say no
  • Corker Binning
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2015

When Sebastian Coe was elected President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in August 2015, he was undoubtedly aware

Former President of Brazilian Football Confederation waives extradition and pleads not guilty in U.S. FIFA investigation
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2015

On October 28, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice announced that Jose Maria Marin, former President of the Brazilian Football Confederation, had

Australian sports Coalition makes submission to foreign bribery Senate inquiry
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • October 21 2015

Australian Sports Coalition Makes Submission to Foreign Bribery Senate Inquiry The Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports Inc

FIFA investigation ensnares President Blatter
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

After months of speculation about potential legal ramifications for FIFA President Joseph ("Sepp") Blatter, the Office of the Attorney General of

Feds crack down on massive text message consumer fraud scheme
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2015

This week, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in collaboration with the Internal Revenue Service and Federal Bureau of

UK: fixing match-fixing: Sports Betting Integrity Forum releases Sports and Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2015

The Sports Betting Integrity Forum (a body made up of representatives from the Gambling Commission, sports national governing bodies (“NGBs”), player

Rugby World Cup: tackling corruption
  • Kingsley Napley
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • September 18 2015

The Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off today at a time when corruption in sport is firmly in the limelight. Following the indictment in the US in May of

EMEA legal insights bulletin
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Azerbaijan, Belgium, Hungary, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  • September 15 2015

It is forecast that seven of the top 10 countries in terms of GDP growth within the next decade will be from Africa. But this growth is wholly

The Deflategate ‘play’: investigations must stay independent
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

The "play" has become as familiar as a forward pass. If not careful, however, your play may draw a flag and penalty. When faced with a scandal

Risk of AML own goals from football transfers
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 8 2015

European football's summer transfer window closed last week. Whilst clubs around Europe spent considerable sums, it was the Premier League which