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arbitration lawyers in Abu Dhabi
28 Jun 2020

FIFA; before and after Electing Court of Arbitration for Sports

FIFA; before and after Electing Court of Arbitration for Sports Introduction Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) was founded in 1904 to supervise international football competitions, with its headquarters in Zurich. FIFA now has 211 national associations as members and is divided into regional confederations: Asia, Africa, Europe, Oceania, South…

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Lawyers in Dubai
11 Jul 2018

Law of Sports - Dispute Resolution

Law of Sports - Dispute Resolution The legal community argues on pros and cons of arbitration. That said, we cannot undermine its benefits. It has become an accessible medium for resolving disputes in the sports sector. One can corroborate it by the fact that a specialized quasi-judicial body known as…

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Lawyers in Dubai
26 Jun 2018

Broader Issues under Sports Law

Legal Issues within the Ambit of Sports Law With the increasing involvement of the number of people in the sports industry, the number of legal embroilment issues is also on an all-time high. The body of laws governing sports is stretched far and wide covering within its different ambit issues.…

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sports-law UAE
21 Mar 2018

Sports Law (Part I)

LAWS OF THE GAME- A GLOBAL OVERVIEW (PART 1) “Sports don’t build character. They reveal it.”                                                                                                 -Heywood Broun When Oscar Pistorius won the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens,, he became the first athlete to win a gold in a single below-knee amputee championship even though he medically qualifies as a double…

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Sports Lawyers in Dubai and UAE
18 Oct 2016

An Insight into the Sports Industry

Court UnCourt July 2015 edition debated the need for specialized sports regulation in the MENA region. In this article, Zisha Rizvi discusses the types of property right and role of pirates, property rights of sports’ clubs, type of claims broadcasters would have, global framework of copyright laws, claims that players…

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UAE Sports Law
16 Jul 2014

Sports Law in the UAE

What is Sports Law? How does one become a specialist? Jennifer and Rini take us through some interesting aspects relevant to sporting sector.   The dismay of some and relief of others the World Cup 2014 is over, but even though the decorative flags have not yet been taken down…

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