Recommendation to ERA-Event

ISLA recommends the following ERA-Event to all members and lawyers

EU Law in Sport:
Latest Trends

• Innovation and new technologies in sport
• Good governance and integrity in sport
• Future challenges: Brexit and e-sport
• Improving anti-doping law

Venue:
Hôtel de la Poste; Rue Picard 7; 1000 Brussels; Belgium

Date:
June 13-14 2019

ISLA-Members get a 25% discount.

Speakers

Andrea Cattaneo
Lecturer in Law, Edge Hill University, Liverpool

Kassiani Christodoulou
Case Handler, DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels

Vyte Danileviciute
International Counsel, Riot Games, Dublin

Jacob Kornbeck
Former Member of the Sport Unit, European Commission, Brussels

Alexander McLin
Executive Director, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), CAS Arbitrator, Geneva

Mathieu Moreuil
Director of International Football Relations and EU Affairs, Premier League, Brussels

Jan Räker
Legal Director, VfB Stuttgart, CAS Arbitrator

Andrej Stec
Legal Secretary, General Court of the EU, Luxembourg

Prof. Klaus Vieweg
Sports Law Research Unit, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Program

Thursday, 13 June 2019

09:00

Arrival and registration of participants

09:15

Opening of the conference

I.

AUTONOMY OF SPORTS LAW AND EUROPEAN LAW

09:30

How to combine the requirements of EU competition law and the exclusivity provisions of sports federations – remarks on the ISU case
Kassiani Christodoulou

10:15

Discussion

10:45

Coffee break

II.

IMPACT OF INNOVATION AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES ON SPORTS LAW

11:15

EU Digital Single Market legislation and its impact on sport
Mathieu Moreuil

11:45

Digitalisation in refereeing: key legal issues
Klaus Vieweg

12:15

Discussion

12:45

Lunch

III.

GOVERNANCE AND INTEGRITY IN EUROPEAN SPORT

14:00

Integrity in sports – practical aspects of the fight against matchfixing

14:30

Applying principles of good governance in European sport
Alexander McLin

15:00

Discussion

15:30

Coffee break

IV.

IMPROVING ANTI-DOPING LAW

16:00

Anti-doping and data protection

16:30

International personal data transfers for anti-doping purposes
Jacob Kornbeck

17:00

Discussion

17:30

End of first conference day

17:45

Networking reception

Friday, 14 June 2019

V.

FUTURE REGULATORY CHALLENGES FOR SPORTS LAW IN EUROPE

09:30

e-Sport: key legal issues – a legal practitioner’s perspective
Vyte Danileviciute

10:00

Brexit: implications for British sport
Andrea Cattaneo

10:30

Discussion

11:00

Coffee break

VI.

UPDATE ON CASE LAW IN SPORTING MATTERS

11:30

Latest CJEU case law: Cases T-679/16 Athletic Club v Commission and T-865/16 Fútbol Club Barcelona v Commission
Andrej Stec

12:00

Recent case law of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
Jan Räker

12:15

Discussion

13:00

End of conference

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Announcement
ISLA Conference 2019

Venue:
FIFA-House, Switzerland Zürich

Date:
September 13, 2019

General Topic:
Transfer in Football
FIFA-Reglementstatus and transfer in practice

Program

Transfer in Football

FIFA-Reglementstatus and transfer in practice

Friday, 13 September 2019

11:00 – 11:15 h

Welcome
Jochen Fritzweiler, President of ISLA

11:15 – 11:45 h

The operations of the international football player transfer system
(Rules regarding status and transfer of players, the principles of the rules, the processing of a transfer, overview of the reformation of the transfer system)
Omar Ongaro, FIFA, Zürich, Switzerland

11:45 – 12:15 h

Discussion

12:15 – 12:45 h

Transfer practice between Brazil and Europe
(Mutual interest in the football market, legal background of the Brazil-Europe player transfer, protection of minors, third-party ownership, the Rodrygo Goes transfer case)
Tito Crespo, Lissabon, Portugal

12:45 – 13:15 h

Discussion

13:15 – 14:00 h

Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30 h

Perspective on Legal Compliance in Player Transfer Management
(Illustration and pitfalls of a transfer, legal aspects of Player Transfer Management including working contract, the agent’s contract and loan agreements, current tendencies)
Dr. Henning Hofmann, SV Werder Bremen, Bremen, Germany

14:30 – 15:00 h

Discussion

15:00 – 15:30 h

New Technologies in Sports: Blockchain
(Blockchain technology could shape the field of sports tech in the near future. Areas for using blockchain technology could be ticketing, merchandising and sales, betting, tokening and rights management as well as for players transfers, athlete- or sponsoring contracts)
Fabian Reinholz, Berlin, Germany

15:30 – 16:45 h

Discussion

15:45 – 16:00 h

Coffee-Break

16:00 – 17:00 h

Members Meeting

Former Events

ISLA can look back on a long history of specialty seminars:

2017

Berlin

ISLA International Sports Law Conference

2015

Hamburg

Sports & Money

2013

Hamburg

Sports Event Law - Financial Fairplay of UEFA, Legal Aspects of the Olympic Nomination, Doping and Sport Arbitration, MOOT COURT of an actual case

2012

Poznan/Polen

Legal Problems in Soccer - Transfer Rights/Transfer Management, Soccer and TV Broadcasting, Stadium Bans

2007

Innsbruck

Arbitration and Athletes’ Rights

2007

Berlin

Sports Rights Convention - Agenda: Doping and Corruption in Sport

2006

Berlin

Sports Rights Convention - Agenda: Sports Fraud, Mediation in Soccer, Trends in European Sports

2005

Zürich

Athletes’ Rights and International Legal Protection

2004

Lausanne

Olympic Peace? Curtailment of Athletes’ and Sponsors’ Rights at the Olympic Games

2002

Klagenfurt

Marketing of Sports Rights

2001

Luxemburg

Freedom of Movement in European Sports

2000

Salzburg

Doping Violations and Legal Consequences

1999

Hamburg

Current Legal Problems Regarding Athletes’ Agencies