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Ranger Danger, Glasgow Rangers Football Club Enter Legal Battle with Sports Direct re: Sale of New Replica Club Football Jerseys

United Kingdom - July 13 2018 Just weeks before the new Scottish football season commences, Glasgow Rangers Football Club ("Rangers") finds itself prevented by Mike Ashley's Sports...

Derek Hegarty, Stephen Keogh.


Paddy Power Betfair acquires FanDuel after US Supreme Court strikes down law banning sports betting in the US

USA, Ireland - July 5 2018 Paddy Power Betfair has acquired US fantasy sports company FanDuel following the striking down of a federal law prohibiting sports betting in the US...

Derek Hegarty, Patrick Murphy, Stephen Keogh.


Trustee removed for Breach of Trust over Football Stadium

Ireland - May 28 2018 In a recent High Court case the Athlone Town Stadium trustee was removed after the Court found that there were multiple breaches of trust, including...

Derek Hegarty, Patrick Murphy.


Social Media and OTT Platforms Muscle in on Traditional TV Sports Broadcasting Market

Ireland - May 10 2018 Social media companies and over-the-top (OTT) subscription platforms are targeting the sports broadcasting market traditionally occupied by TV...

Patrick Murphy, Leo Moore, John Magee.


Dawn Raids in Sports Media Rights Distribution Markets

European Union, Ireland - April 30 2018 On 10 April 2018, the European Commission (EC) carried out "dawn raids" at the premises of several companies active in the market for the distribution...

Patrick Murphy, Cormac Little.