Tuesday, June 09, 2009

FIFA, CAS, FIFPro & Premier League To Address WSLR Player Issues: Contracts & Regulations Briefing

FIFA, the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the FA Premier League, FIFPro and more will address World Sports Law Report’s second Player Issues: Contracts & Regulations full-day briefing, which will be hosted at the London offices of Hammonds LLP on 1 July.

Mariana Jonsson, Group Leader and Legal Counsel for FIFA; Mike Forde, Performance Director at Chelsea FC; James MacDougall, European and International Officer with the Central Council for Physical Recreation (CCPR) and Stephen Sampson, Partner, Hammonds LLP will address the identification of young talent and measures tackling the international transfer of minors.

Stephan Netzle, an Arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport; Theo van Seggelen and Wil van Megen of FIFPro and Peter Limbert of Hammonds LLP will examine compensation in football – in particular, the Matuzalem and Webster rulings.

Jane Purdon, Company Secretary for the FA Premier League; Mariana Jonsson from FIFA and Rodrigo Garcia of Spanish sports law experts Cuatrecasas will examine third party ownership in sport.

Other speakers will include Professor Ulrich Battis, co-author of the controversial Institute for European Affairs report backing FIFA’s ‘6+5’ proposal, which limits the amount of overseas players that clubs can sign. The proposal has recently received the backing of FIFA’s Congress. Ian Smith, Legal Director for the Professional Cricketers’ Association will also explain the International Cricket Council’s difficulties in policing new unauthorised forms of cricket.

For a full programme, click here and for more information, contact Erika Joyce on +44 (0)20 7012 1383.



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