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Lower League Football, COVID-19 and Beyond: The Bridge to a Sustainable Future
Our team propose a series of measures to help football recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, to build a bridge to a sustainable future.
New fans, new media
Before the pandemic hit, concern had already begun to grow within traditional sports that the viewing demographic was ageing unsustainably.
Charities and sports events – a relationship re-imagined
A discussion of the key challenges faced by charities in the COVID-19 era and potential solutions for the sector to rejuvenate itself.
Digging deep into Rugby Union’s salary cap: Lord Myner’s Review and the future
2020 has been a tumultuous year for professional sport and in particular for Rugby Union.
The different rules of sport post-restart
We cannot expect the world after Coronavirus to look like it did before, and the same applies to the sports that we know and love.
Time to Brighton up that brand portfolio?
An overview of trade marks and business strategy as the UK enters into its “new normal”, applied in the context of football clubs.
Force Majeure and Frustration Flowchart
The contractual issues highlighted more than any other by the pandemic are the force majeure clause and the principle of frustration.
Sports Broadcasting: cancellation and compensation in the time of COVID-19
Sports organisations are grappling with a range of issues as they look to get their competitions back up and running this year.
Coronavirus: The Premier League v the Broadcasters – a clash of titans?
Rahim considers the legal dispute that may arise between the Premier League, its clubs and its broadcasters if the season is not completed.
PremFlix: the Premier League’s plans to introduce a ‘Netflix-style’ OTT service
Last week it was reported that English football’s top flight is planning to offer its own bespoke streaming service in some territories.
Mind the Cap: exploring the competition law aspects of financial regulation in sport
This piece will provide a brief overview of various salary cap mechanisms implemented globally.