Ownership of Sporting Events

English law does not recognize a proprietary right or interest in a sporting event per se. In other words, the event organizer is not automatically protected from a third party who may wish to exploit the event. In order to receive the required level of protection, the organizer will have

Sponsorship – A Necessary Evil?

The purpose of this article is to identify some of the positives and negatives that can arise from sponsorship in sport, and invite your own views of this sometimes contentious topic. Sponsors purchase the right to align their product(s) with sport through a variety of mediums such as events, venues, teams

Should On-Field Violence Evade the Law?

I have chosen to write about a topic that is of interest to me personally, and in the hope that you, our reader, will give your opinion on the matter too. There is a principle in soccer that the referee, in his/her role as both umpire and representative of a country’s