The Online Safety Bill currently making its way through the UK Parliament establishes a new regulatory regime to address illegal and harmful content online. It imposes legal requirements on: Providers of internet services which allow users to encounter content generated, uploaded or shared by other users (“user-to-user services”); Providers of search engines which enable users […]
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) recently considered the case of Mr Salazar, the former elite-level long distance runner. From 2001 to 2019 Mr Salazar acted as head coach to the Nike Oregon Project (“NOP”) – an organisation which aimed to make United States’ long distance runners internationally competitive. Together with Dr Brown – […]
“What’s the difference between a multimillionaire new club owner and human rights? Only some people get them…” Introduction That observation was but one pithy analysis of many. Such observations were duly doing the rounds on the Internet and social media, following the recent £305 million Saudi Arabian backed PIF sovereign wealth fund takeover […]
In this short webinar, Christopher Coltart QC considers the legal rulings made in the course of The FA v Daniel Sturridge (in which he appeared for The FA) and the effect of these rulings on The FA’s ‘inside information’ rules.
The events at Old Trafford suggest that an immediate consequence of the (so-called) ‘big six’ clubs’ dalliance with the ESL is significant supporter disorder. The clubs will need to actively mitigate that risk if they want to avoid sanctions. Last Sunday, disgruntled Manchester United supporters successfully sabotaged one of the biggest fixtures in world football. […]