How The Microsoft-Activision Deal Could Impact Gaming & Esports (LawInSport)

How The Microsoft-Activision Deal Could Impact Gaming & Esports (LawInSport)


2022 began with major acquisitions in the gaming and esports sector. First, Microsoft acquired games producer Activision Blizzard for around $68.7 billion[1]. And then, in its wake, Sony acquired Bungie (original creator of Halo)… Read more »

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Jon Darby appointed to the FA General Appeals Panel and Ian Brownhill and Daniel Kozelko appointed to the FA Safeguarding Panel


We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Darby has been appointed to the FA General Appeals Panel for a three-year term. The Appeals Panel is responsible for hearing disciplinary and… Read more »

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Top Tips For Protecting Confidential Information And Trade Secrets In Motorsport (LawInSport)


For most businesses, protecting their confidential information is of the utmost importance. This is even more the case for those involved in the motorsports industry, where marginal gains are the… Read more »

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Fighting Fraud And Match Fixing In Esports – Daniel Kozelko writes for LawInSport


In May 2021 EPIC Esports Events, in association with the Russian eSports Federation (RESF), organised and ran the EPIC CIS League Spring 2021[1]. The event has given rise to a lot… Read more »

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David Hopkins writes for LawInSport on Heath Streak’s eight year ban from cricket


In April this year, the International Cricket Council (“ICC”) announced that Heath Streak, Zimbabwe’s all-time leading wicket taker, had been banned from cricket for eight years following his admission that… Read more »

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The Final Yards Of Caster Semenya’s Human Rights Appeal: Background & Broader Implications (LawInSport)


What do Mokgadi Caster Semenya, Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Serena Williams have in common?  All four athletes have certain immutable, natural genetic traits: for three of those athletes, those… Read more »

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Sport Resolutions Appointments


Chambers is delighted to announce that thirteen members are now appointed to the Sport Resolutions panels. New appointments include: Neil Block QC – Appointed to the Arbitration (Legal Member) and… Read more »

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Susan Rodway QC instructed to act for professional rugby union players in their actions against RFU/ WRU and World Rugby for permanent brain damage


Susan Rodway QC is instructed by Richard Boardman of Rylands Law to act for a large number of professional rugby union players in their actions against RFU/ WRU and World Rugby… Read more »

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