Sports Law Firms merge

By Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw Two well-known London Sports Law Firms have announced that they will merge their practices with effect from 22 January 2018. The Boutique Sports Law Firm, Couchmans, which was established some twenty years ago, will join … Continue reading

Bundeskartellamt Press Release 21 December 2017: Follow up to the post of 7 December 2017 by Prof Dr Ian Blackshaw on the legal challenge by the German Federal Anti-Trust Authority (Bundeskartellamt) regarding the IOC restrictions on Olympic athletes’ marketing rights.

Bundeskartellamt / Sport Market test on commitments of DOSB and IOC Bonn, 21 December 2017: The Bundeskartellamt is currently conducting an administrative proceeding against the German Olympic Sports Confederation (Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund, DOSB) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The … Continue reading