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Business - 11 Oct 2016 - Legal
2016 has been a busy year so far for the Sports & Events Management practice at Al Tamimi & Company.
15 Apr 2016 - Legal
Specialist sports law firm Couchmans LLP is proud to announce that it has been awarded the title of “law firm of the year” in the sports sector by Who’s Who Legal, a leading, independent guide to the international legal profession. This accolade follows Couchmans’ wider recognition by Who’s Who Legal for its sector expertise, with personal commendations for nine of the firm’s specialists, working across various disciplines, listed by the directory; the most sports lawyers of any firm globally.
17 Dec 2015 - Legal
As usual Q4 is a busy time for the Sports practice; and, I recently had the opportunity to attend the Host Cities Summit that took place in Dubai, which emphasised the hosting of sporting events in the Middle East shows no sign of slowing down any time soon.
Conferences - 26 Mar 2015 - Events
Sports broadcast rights will once again come into focus at Management Forum Ltd.’s Sports Law and Business seminar at London’s Cavendish Hotel on 21 April.
Conferences - 18 Mar 2015 - Legal
Sports Law and Business 2015 is set to feature a prestigious panel of experts for this year’s seminar on 21 April.
Olympics - 06 May 2014 - Legal
The article summarises each of the four cases which were referred to the CAS Ad Hoc Division at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games and sets out the key learnings. Three of the cases were brought by athletes who argued that they should have been selected to participate in the Sochi Games; the final case was an application to disqualify three medal winners for violating the applicable competition rules.
Tennis - 03 Jul 2013 - Legal
The ITF today announced a new joint initiative with leading UK specialist sports law firm Couchmans LLP to offer independent legal advice to promising international junior players who are considering signing commercial or representation agreements. The programme will be launched on Thursday 27 June at the ITF Junior Player Educational Forum in Roehampton, London, which will be attended by players taking part in the 2013 Junior Wimbledon Championships.
09 Jan 2013 - Legal
LONDON – Squire Sanders is pleased to announce that Stuart McInnes MBE, a well-known Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, has joined its Sports Law Group as a full-time Consultant.
14 Jun 2012 - Financial
Couchmans LLP, the market leading sports law firm, has advised specialist sports sector investment business, Sports Investment Partners LLP, on its investment in Digital Billboard Replacement (DBR) specialists Supponor.
24 Apr 2012 - Legal
Good governance is the cornerstone of preserving the autonomy of the sports movement
06 Apr 2011 - Legal
The Sports Law Community today met in Westminster, London at LawAccord to debate the state of their current international systems and how these might best respond to the challenges ahead.
Soccer - 24 Mar 2011 - Legal
Couchmans LLP, the market leading specialist sports law firm, have advised the shareholders of<BR>Executive Sport Limited, owners of the “Leaders in…” sports conference business, on their sale of a<BR>majority stake in the company to Convers Sports Initiatives (CSI), the investment group run by<BR>Russian entrepreneurs Vladimir Antonov and Roman Dubov as well as former Leeds United<BR>Chairman Chris Akers.
Conferences - 15 Mar 2011 - Events
Stephen Townley of LawAccord believes that financial services regulators have much to learn from the world of international sports law.
Fencing - 21 Jan 2011 - Sponsorship
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law practice, has acted for insurer Beazley Group in its ground-breaking sponsorship of the British Fencing Association. The deal will see Beazley become the premier partner of fencing in this country and inject a seven figure sum into the sport, contributing both to grass roots initiatives and support for elite fencers competing on the world stage.
Olympics - 14 Jan 2011 - Sponsorship
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law practice, has acted for Haymarket Media Group in its deal with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (‘LOCOG’) to become the official supplier of programmes for London 2012.
Soccer - 25 Oct 2010 - Legal
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law firm, acted for Liverpool FC Chairman Martin Broughton in relation to the recent sale of the Club to New England Sports Ventures (‘NESV’).
Rugby union - 23 Jul 2010 - Sponsorship
Couchmans LLP, the leading specialist sports law firm, has acted for insurance and financial services giant Aviva in its groundbreaking deal to become title sponsor of Aviva Premiership Rugby.
Cricket - 01 Jul 2010
WSG wants no part of an internal battle within the BCCI, but will protect its rights against wrongful termination by all means.
Cricket - 23 Apr 2010 - Legal
23 April 2010 Couchmans LLP, the leading specialist sports law firm, has acted for Singapore-based sports marketing agency Nimbus Sport International in its multi-million dollar acquisition of worldwide media and sponsorship rights for the next three Asia Cup cricket tournaments.
Soccer - 31 Mar 2010 - Legal
31 March 2010&nbsp; Couchmans LLP, the leading specialist sports law firm, has acted for The Football League in its 3-year title sponsorship deal with energy provider npower.
Soccer - 26 Mar 2010 - Legal
26 March 2010 Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law firm, has advised Medge Consulting AB on the acquisition of Premier League television, Internet and mobile rights for Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Greenland. <BR>
Cricket - 03 Nov 2009 - Legal
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law firm, has advised Indian media group Nimbus Communications ("Nimbus") on its acquisition from the Board of Control for Cricket in India ("BCCI") of the broadcast rights to all international and domestic cricket played in India between 2010 and 2014.
Soccer - 14 Sep 2009 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA"), the leading sports business law firm, enjoyed another highly successful summer in the football transfer market.
Soccer - 07 Sep 2009 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading sports business law firm, have acted for Al Fahim Asia Associates Ltd, the investment vehicle of Sulaiman Al Fahim, in its successful acquisition of FA Premier League club Portsmouth from previous owner Alexandr Gaydamak.
04 Sep 2009 - Directory
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading specialist sports business law practice, has fought off stiff competition from rival law firms to bring on board top sports lawyers Andrew Price and Steven Burton. The move not only boosts the firm’s market leading position but underlines Couchmans’ continued growth and expansion despite challenging market conditions.
Rugby union - 24 Aug 2009 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA"), the leading sports business law firm, acted for LondonWasps in their major club sponsorship deal with international IT company EMC.
Soccer - 29 Jun 2009 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA"), the leading sports business law firm, has been advising PL.2012, the Polish government agency coordinating Poland’s co-hosting (with Ukraine) of the European Football Championships, UEFA EURO 2012™. CHA’s role has included advising on a range of legal management and contractual issues relating to the tournament, which after London 2012 will be the world’s biggest sporting event in 2012.
Rugby union - 29 May 2009 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA") acted for Jonny Wilkinson in his headline-making movefrom Newcastle to Toulon last week. The deal is the latest in a long line of major rugby player contracts worked on by the firm in the last 12 months, a year which started with CHA advising Martin Johnson on his contract with the RFU to become England Team Manager.<BR>
Tennis - 26 Sep 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading sports business law firm, acted for leading pensions<BR>and life assurance company AEGON in its groundbreaking sponsorship of the Lawn Tennis<BR>Association.
Triathlon - 10 Sep 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA"), the leading sports business law firm, has acted for The<BR>International Triathlon Union (the world governing body for triathlon) on its groundbreaking deal with<BR>Lagardere Sports. The long-term deal provides for the development and launch of a new annual<BR>ITU World Championship Series comprising a series of international events and a Grand Final.
05 Sep 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading sports business law firm, acted for Essentially Group<BR>Limited, the AIM-listed sports marketing, media, management and professional services group<BR>(“Essentially”), on its acquisition this week of Arundel Promotions Limited ("Arundel").
Soccer - 15 Aug 2008 - Legal
The Professional Football Players Observatory, born out of a partnership between the International Center for Sports Studies (CIES) and the University of Franche-Comté (France), has the pleasure to announce the publication of the third edition of the “Annual Review of the European Football Players’ Labour Market”.
Cricket - 16 Jun 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates ("CHA"), the leading sports business law firm, has acted for legendary entrepreneur and financier Sir Allen Stanford in his spectacular and groundbreaking "20/20 For 20" deal with the England & Wales and West Indies Cricket Boards.
08 May 2008 - Legal
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading sports business law firm, acted for Essentially Group Limited, the AIM-listed full service sports marketing and media group (“Essentially”), on its acquisition of the UK-based stadium perimeter advertising company Sportseen Limited (“Sportseen”) for up to £9m, which was successfully completed this week.
Basketball - 30 Apr 2008 - Legal
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt; COLOR: #404040; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><span style="color:#000000;"><span style="font-family:Times New Roman;"><SPAN>Today, Wednesday 30<SUP>th</SUP> April 2008, on the closing date for the sending of Letters of Intent confirming an interest in hosting the event, FIBA is pleased to confirm that the Chinese Basketball Association has become the ninth candidate to express an interest i</SPAN><SPAN lang=EN-GB>n bidding for the organization </SPAN><SPAN>of</SPAN><SPAN lang=EN-GB> the </SPAN><SPAN>17<SUP>th</SUP> edition of the FIBA World Championship, FIBA’s premier competition.</SPAN></span></span></span></SPAN>
Conferences - 03 Apr 2008
Sporting organisations hold increasing amounts of sensitive personal data, ranging from fan and spectator data to detailed information about athletes such as whereabouts information and doping test results. World Sports Law Report is organising a full-day briefing examining these and other issues around data protection in sport, including the protection of children in sport, and fan and spectator privacy at sporting events.
Conferences - 25 Mar 2008
Sporting organisations hold increasing amounts of sensitive personal data, ranging from fan and spectator data to detailed information about athletes such as whereabouts information and doping test results. World Sports Law Report is organising a full-day briefing examining these and other issues around data protection in sport, including the protection of children in sport, and fan and spectator privacy at sporting events.
13 Feb 2008
Charles Russell LLP, one of the top 50 legal practices in the UK, has appointed Fast Track Sailing as its sports PR agency. The agency will initially work to raise the profile of Charles Russell and its sports law services within the marine industry.
Conferences - 16 Jan 2008
Sport’s leaders and partners of sporting organisations will address the threat that doping and betting pose to the commercial success of sport at Integrity In Sport: Doping, Betting &amp; Contractual Risk Management, a World Sports Law Report event, hosted at the London offices of Charles Russell LLP on 21 January.
Conferences - 14 Jan 2008
Sport’s leaders and partners of sporting organisations will address the threat that doping and betting pose to the commercial success of sport at Integrity In Sport: Doping, Betting &amp; Contractual Risk Management, a World Sports Law Report event, hosted at the London offices of Charles Russell LLP on 21 January.
Conferences - 11 Jan 2008
More than ever before the issues surrounding the commercial exploitation, governance and regulation of sport must be mastered if you are to operate successfully in today’s sporting arena.
Conferences - 10 Jan 2008
Sport’s leaders and partners of sporting organisations will address the threat that doping and betting pose to the commercial success of sport at Integrity In Sport: Doping, Betting &amp; Contractual Risk Management, a World Sports Law Report event, hosted at the London offices of Charles Russell LLP on 21 January.
16 Oct 2007
Asia’s number one sports broadcaster, ESPN STAR Sports today announced a new appointment to its Legal team with Andrew Marshall taking on the role of Senior Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs, with effect from 8 October, 2007.
Athletics - 21 Sep 2007
The IAAF is pleased to confirm that the 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Osaka 2007, saw the implementation of the largest ever anti-doping programme at an athletics event.
Conferences - 21 Sep 2007
The Sports Safety Committee announced its detailed findings and recommendations on enhancing and promoting sports safety in Singapore at a press conference today.
Soccer - 12 Sep 2007
Couchman Harrington Associates, the leading sports business law specialists, have rounded off another highly successful year in the football transfer market, acting in a number of the major transfers and contract re-negotiations of the summer transfer window
Soccer - 10 Sep 2007
In the football transfer window that has just passed, several Premiership and other football clubs turned to Hammonds' Sports Law Group to advise them on a wide range of issues relating to their players.
Conferences - 03 Jul 2007
Sporting federations are debating how strictly EU Law should apply to their rules and regulations, and are clashing with national governments over involvement in sports governance.
Olympics - 13 Jun 2007
DHL commits to 3-year sponsorship of Special Olympics and its Law Enforcement Torch Run for 2007 and 2009 World Games
Tennis - 01 Jun 2007
Stockholm, Sweden -&nbsp;&nbsp;IEC in Sports has been appointed by Colin Stubs Enterprises to handle worldwide television distribution for the AAMI Classic for 2008 and 2009.&nbsp;
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