Sports Law & Business: Commercial, Legal, Practical, Tactical
Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge, London, United Kingdom
There is more money in sport that ever before. Chelsea have just completed the transfer of Andriy Shevchenko for over Ј30m, and with expectation surrounding the Ashes series reaching a state of fever pitch, there can be little doubt that the profile of players such as Flintoff and Pieterson have reached a status equal to that of footballers. Drugs in sport are still a huge concern (who can forget this year’s Tour de France), together with child protection issues and athlete conduct.
To operate successfully in today’s sporting arena you must understand completely the issues surrounding the governance, regulation and commercial exploitation of sport. In just two days, C5’s 9 th International Sports Law & BusinessForum will provide you with the necessary tools and know-how you will need to succeed.
As always, our diverse and distinguished faculty will guide you through the maze of commercial and regulatory issues that arise in the world of sport. In particular, you will also get key insights and expert guidance on:
The changing role of the agent in modern sport
Sponsorship, players’ image rights and celebrity endorsement contracts: the latest cases, intricacies and commercial trends considered
What to do when the sports star endorsing your brand gets caught “with their pants down”: how to minimise the negative impact on your employer
How the practice of ambush marketing will be affected by the London Olympics Act 2005
The law and business of boxing: an insiders guide
How recent changes in digital media and technology have impacted the sale of sports media rights
Broadcasting rights: the latest lessons from the big deals
The best practices to adopt in disciplinary proceedings and dispute management
Drugs and the credibility of sport: what can sport do to salvage its reputation?
The latest hot topics in the governance of sport
Sports betting and online gaming: what does the future hold?
Hear From The Experts, including:
Harbottle & Lewis
Fox Hayes LLP
AS Biss & Co
Sportfive GmbH & Co. KG
The Football League
Max Bitel Greene
You cannot afford to miss this one.
“I am now much better informed as to the current situation with the sports industry in the UK”
J. Gordon Hylton, Professor of Law, National Sports Law Institute – Marquette University, USA
If you have ever attended our London conference, you will know that this is the Sports Business event. Take this opportunity to hear from and network with your colleagues and industry leaders at the 9 th International Sports Law & Business event in London on 22nd & 23rd February 2007.
Register now to secure your place by calling + 44 20 7878 6888 or emailing mailto:registrations@C5-Online.com. Please quote ref 642L07.SC when registering.
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