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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.
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.
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.
All bets are off: ASA rules Betway YouTube video breached the CAP Code
ASA found Betway had breached the age restrictions contained in the CAP Code in relation to a video published on its YouTube account.
Barca’s €100m tech fund and the rise of sports organisations as technology investors
The lure of tech investment opportunities is causing sports organisations to step out of their comfort zone and become investors themselves.
Thanks, but no thanks! British athletes take aim at the British Olympic Association
Commentary and analysis on the latest developments regarding the personal sponsorship rights of Olympic athletes.
Man City: controlling brand and reputation in the age of agencies, ads and #influencers
Brands are using a larger number of agencies and influencers to support their marketing activity, but things can easily go wrong.