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4 Sports Law Articles

The breakdown - behind the scenes of a major sporting event

As with any commercial enterprise, major sporting events involve a number of important commercial relationships and require agreements to be put in place in order to operate successfully while minimising risks for those organising and participating in the event.

This article touches briefly on some of the key legal commercial ...

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Calling the shots on disciplinary issues in sport

We Kiwis love our sport, and amateur and community sports clubs are the backbone of our communities. However, largely run by volunteers, the rules and regulations of the game, and importantly the enforcement of those rules and regulations, can be grossly inconsistent between and within codes. This is perhaps best ...

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Key issues facing our sports broadcast rights market

Over the last two decades broadcast rights have proven to be a critical commodity for our sports associations, leagues and clubs. Negotiating the best position with strong and clear agreements, whether from the broadcaster’s perspective or the relevant sport or league has never been more important.

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