Jan
26
12:30 PM12:30

WISLaw Talk hosted by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) on January 26, 2018

The International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) and our WISLaw Members & FEI Counsel Aine Power (IRL) and Anna Thorstenson (SUE) will host a WISLaw lunch talk on sports law at its headquarters in Lausanne on January 26, 2018 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.

Anna and Aine will explain the FEI’s overall approach on legal matters and focus on the challenges that they face with gender in equestrian sport (for example, requests from organisers to host women only competitions and this can be quite a delicate matter especially given regional customs). This topic will prompt a more general discussion among the members.

Where: HM King Hussein I Building, Chemin de la Joliette 8, 1006 Lausanne

Please register by sending an email to info.wislaw@gmail.com !

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Mar
15
12:30 PM12:30

WISLaw lunch talk hosted by Mills & Reeve in Manchester on March 15, 2018

Mills & Reeve will host a WISLaw lunch talk in Manchester on March 15, 2018. A light lunch will be provided. More information about the topic and the speakers will follow in due course!

Where: 9th Floor, 1 New York St, Manchester M1 4HD, UK

When: March 15, 2018, from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

Please register by sending an email to info.wislaw@gmail.com !

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Mar
21
to Mar 23

WISLaw Meeting and Talk at the WADA Annual Symposium in Lausanne, on March 21-23, 2018

Save the date! Our WISLaw members will meet at the WADA Annual Symposium that will be held in Lausanne, from March 21 to March 23, 2018. More information will follow in due course!

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Apr
12
to Apr 13

WISLaw talk at the Warsaw University Sports Law Conference in Poland, in April 12-13, 2018

We will organize a WISLaw keynote lecture during the second day of the Sports Law conference organized by the Warsaw University in Poland, on 12-13 April, 2018.

More information will follow in due course!

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Sep
20
9:00 AM09:00

2nd Annual WISLaw Conference & General Assembly at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, on September 20, 2018

Save the date: we are pleased to announce our 2nd WISLaw conference and General Assembly that will take place at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, on September 20, 2018!

Our second conference will feature numerous interesting sessions on football, doping and sports law more generally. It will also include smaller-scale educational / regional workshops and new members networking sessions. Since there are numerous sports-law related events scheduled for that week, it is advisable to book your accommodation as soon as possible.  

More information will follow in due course!

The 2nd WISLaw Conference & GA will take place at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne on September 20, 2018!

The 2nd WISLaw Conference & GA will take place at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne on September 20, 2018!

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Nov
23
9:00 AM09:00

WISLaw Meeting at the ASDS Conference on Equality in Sports in Bern, on November 23

WISLaw Members will meet at the ASDS Conference on Equality in Sports that will be held at the Swiss Stadium in Bern (Papiermühlestrasse 71, Bern) on November 23. 

Our WISLaw Members Corinne Schmidhauser (President Swiss Antidoping, Feusi Director and ICAS Member), Raphaëlle Favre- Schnyder (Partner at Barandun Von Graffenried, CAS Arbitrator & FSA Sports Law Committee Member) & Dr Mirjam Trunz will all be speakers at this event. Find more information and register here.  

https://www.sav-fsa.ch/fr/documents/news/f-program-fsa-asds-18-10-2017.pdf

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Nov
16
8:30 AM08:30

WISLaw Annual Conference and General Assembly in Madrid on November 16, 2017

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We are happy to announce our 1st WISLaw Annual Conference and General Assembly that will take place in Madrid on November 16, 2017, one day prior to the International Congress on Football Law organized by the Spanish Football Association!

The conference will take place exactly one year from the establishment of WISLaw in November 2016.

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Join us for our 1st WISLaw Conference & General Assembly that will be held one day prior to the 7th International Congress on Football Law in Madrid (Spain), exactly one year after the creation of WISLaw!

Agenda of the WISLaw Conference - and General Assembly

8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration

9:00 am - 10:00 am General Assembly (reserved to WISLaw Members)

9:00 am - 9:30 am Conference Opening

Welcoming messages; approval of Statutes' changes, presentation and approval of Annual Report 2016; presentation and approval of the budget 2017 (WISLaw Board Member Melanie Schärer)

9:30 am - 10:00 am One Year of WISLaw

Women in Sports Law Association in figures (WISLaw Board Member Melanie Schärer) 

10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break - registration for the WISLaw Annual Conference

Opening of the WISLaw Annual Conference

10:30 am - 11:00 am Presentation of the WISLaw Annual Report

Some conclusions from the research on the participation of women in the sports law sector (WISLaw Member Reyes Bellver)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm 1st Round Table: Legal Issues in Women's Football

Participants: Montserrat Jimenez, Legal Director and Interim General Director of CONMEBOL, Paraguay; Namrata Chatterjee, AFC LegalCounsel - Sports Legal Services, Disciplinary & Governance, Malaysia; 2 more Speakers (tbc); Moderator: Maria Dominguez Rubio, Lawyer at FIFA Players' Status Department, Switzerland

12:00 pm - 13:30 pm  WISLaw Lunch Break

13:30 pm - 14:30 pm 2nd Round Table: Legal Hurdles of “top/bottom” Professional Football Players

Participants: Maja Kuster Hoffmann, FIFA Head of Players' Status, Switzerland; Anna Peniche Adame, Legal Director LIGA MX / ASCENSO Mx and Member of the FIFA Players' Status Committee (Mexico); Patricia Moyersoen, Lawyer and President of AIAF, France; Alexandra Gomez Bruinewoud, Legal Counsel FIFPro, The Netherlands; Moderator: Melanie Schärer, Lawyer, Founding Partner MS Entertainment Law, Switzerland

14:30 pm - 15:30 pm 3rd Round Table: Commercial Trends In Football - Legal issues

Participants: Helen De Haan, Sports Sponsorships Senior Manager at TAG Heuer, Switzerland; Georgie Hodge, Head of Women's Football at Base Soccer Agency Ltd, United Kingdom; 2 more Speakers (tbc); Moderator: Jake F. Cohen, Sports Lawyer, London, United Kingdom

15:30 pm - 16:00 pm - Coffee Break

16:00 pm - 17:00 pm - Closing Discussion with the participants: "WISLaw Matters"

Overview of WISLaw events (activity report); WISLaw next steps & perspectives - annual program for the upcoming year (WISLaw Board Member Despina Mavromati)

Charter of WISLaw Friends (WISLaw Friend James Kitching)

17:00 pm - Informal networking reception including several officials from the Spanish Football Federation and FIFA

20:00 - Networking Drinks & Tapas at http://sargomadrid.com/ (near the conference venue)

In the conference price are included two coffee / networking breaks and a light lunch, offering the possibility for an extended networking with esteemed colleagues from the field. More information about the exact schedule and the speakers will follow in due course.

Men and Women are welcome to attend our 1st WISLaw Annual Conference!

You can find more information and register here.

 

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Nov
13
12:30 PM12:30

WISLaw Lunch Talk in Lausanne on November 13, 2017

Join us for a lunch talk with our WISLaw Hon. President Moya Dodd in Lausanne on November 13, 2017! The lunch talk will take place at the restaurant "Au Chat Noir"  (Av de Beau-Séjour 23, 1003 Lausanne)  Sport (CAS) in Lausanne from 12:30 pm to 1:30 - 2:00 pm.

Limited number of spaces available - Registration is possible until Friday, November 9 by sending an email to info.wislaw@gmail.com 

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Nov
6
12:00 PM12:00

WISLaw Sports Law Seminar at the Canadian Olympic Committee in Montreal on November 6, 2017!

We are proud to announce that WISLaw will hold its next event on November 6, 2017 from 12-4 pm at the offices of the Canadian Olympic Committee in Montreal, Québec. 500, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest, Montréal (Qc) Canada, H2Z 2A5 (second floor entrance).
The event will start with a light lunch and networking opportunity. A number of prominent WISLaw members and/or friends will then provide semi-formal interactive presentations. 
All lawyers, arbitrators, students, sport administrators and any one interested in sport law, both male and female, are invited to attend. There is no participation fee but all are encouraged to become WISLaw members (www.wislaw.co). Students can join for half price.

“Challenges in sport dispute resolution and arbitration”
- Opening address by Dr Despina Mavromati, WISLaw Founding & Board Member, SportLegis & University of Lausanne, Switzerland & Janie Soublière, Sports Lawyer, CAS & SDRCC Arbitrator, WISLaw Co-Founding Member.

- Catherine Pitre. Head of Case Management at Sport Resolutions (UK).

- Janie Soublière, Sports lawyer, CAS & SDRCC Arbitrator, Co-Founding Member WISLaw
“Challenges in International Doping Arbitration from a dual perspective”

- Marie Clause Asselin, CEO Sport Dispute Resolution Center of Canada (SDRCC)
“Obstacles that can hinder the operation of a proficient sport dispute resolution program”

- Julie Duranceau, Mediator and conflict prevention and resolution consultant (SDRCC)
“Challenges of mediating sports-related disputes.”

- Tharinda Puth & Marissa Sunio, Managers of Legal Affairs at WADA.
“WADA: Managing Cases and Compliance”

• Louise R, Guerrette, Lawyer, Commercial & Corporate Law, Athlete representative at the SDRCC.
“The principle of deference in Canadian sport arbitration”

• Special Guest Speaker: Professor Richard McLaren. Lawyer, Arbitrator

"Corruption Cases in Sport Arbitration - 1st Instance proceedings"

• Dr. Despina Mavromati, SportLegis & University of Lausanne. WISLaw Founding & Board Member
“Corruption Cases & CAS - Jurisdiction, Scope and Limits"

 

Space is limited. Please contact us if you wish to attend or have any questions about this event: info.wislaw@gmail.com“The principle of deference in Canadian sport arbitration”

Space is limited. Please contact us if you wish to attend or have any questions about this event: info.wislaw@gmail.com

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Oct
31
7:00 PM19:00

WISLaw - Association of Women Lawyers in Switzerland - Talk in Zurich on October 31, 2017

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Melanie Schärer, WISLaw founding and board member will give a presentation on Sports Law for the Association of Women Lawyers Switzerland. 

After the presentation we will move to the restaurant where we will continue the discussion and answer to all questions. The talk will be held in German. 

When: Tuesday, 31st October at 7 pm

Place: Restaurant Neumarkt, Neumarkt 5; 8001 Zurich

If you are interested to attend this event, please contact petra.hauser@hispeed.ch

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Oct
26
to Oct 27

WISLaw Lunch Talk on Doping at the Asser Sports Law Conference in the Hague on October 26, 2017

WISLaw members will meet at the 1st Asser Sports Law Conference in the Hague on October 26-27, 2017 - You can find more information on the conference and register here: http://www.asser.nl/education-events/events/?id=2982

Our Members will meet for an informal lunch talk on doping where WISLaw Member Lindsay Brandon (Associate at Howard Jacobs Law Offices) will discuss the current state of whereabouts and some recent cases (including the Brianna Rollins decision) as well as the need for improvements to online registration systems. 

WISLaw Members will also get a special discount for the Asser Sports Law Conference - EUR 200! Please send us an email in order to receive the discount code (info.wislaw@gmail.com )

Please confirm your presence by sending an email to info.wislaw@gmail.com !

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Oct
24
12:30 PM12:30

WISLaw lunch talk at the Duke University (North Carolina) on October 24, 2017

Join us for a lunch talk organized by WISLaw and the Duke University on October 24, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. (Room 4000) Duke Law School

Event Title: 
Legal considerations for addressing Harassment and Abuse in Sport (Multi-Jurisdictional Perspective) 

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Event Description: 
As recent IOC Consensus Statement on Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in sports noted “[t]he promotion of safe sport is an urgent task and part of the broader international imperative for good governance in sport.” Individuals and organizations including international organizations need to engage in effective leadership using legal tools and strategies for addressing these issues. What they are and what we can learn from multinational companies is going to be discussed by Professor Paul Haagen and Andrea Carska-Sheppard. This program is suitable for students and any individuals interested in good governance in sports.

Andrea Carska–Sheppard is a WISLaw Member and the General Counsel of Workplace Options LLC,  Member of the Court of Arbitration for Sports, IOC Working Group - Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in Sport, Co-Author of the IOC Consensus Statement on Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in Sports, licensed lawyer in New York State, Ontario, UK Solicitor.

Please register by sending an email to info.wislaw@gmail.com

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Oct
18
12:30 PM12:30

WISLaw meeting at the Women in Sports Lunch in Sydney, on October 18, 2017

Women In Sports Law will meet in Australia at the the Women of Sport Sydney Lunch that will be held at the Cruising Yacht Club on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

It will coincide with the commencement of this year’s Australia and New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA) conference that evening and conference attendees are invited to join us for lunch.

The booking link can be found here: :https://www.trybooking.com/QVMV or https://www.trybooking.com/295745.

 

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Oct
5
to Oct 7

WISLaw meeting at the American Bar Association Conference in Las Vegas on October 5-7, 2017

We are happy to announce that we are sponsoring this year's ABA Entertainment and Sports Law conference is in Las Vegas from October 5-7 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel that features a great lineup of industry experts (including our WISLaw member Cameron Myler), networking opportunities, and behind-the-scenes excursions. 

WISLaw Members will benefit from a 20% discount off of the conference price! Please contact info.wislaw@gmail.com for further details. 

We will also organize an informal WISLaw meeting during the ABA conference - more information will follow in due course. 

The conference will feature high-profile sports lawyers discussing of-the-moment topics, including public and private partnerships, buying and selling sports organizations, sports general counsel issues, disruption of the sports industry, and sports-specific alternative dispute resolution.

Register for the conference here.  Below and attached you will find a full schedule of events, as well as the full slate of conference speakers thus far.

Reserve your hotel room here.  The conference room rate is $249 a night, plus 12% tax and a $30 resort fee.  Space is limited so please get your reservation in early.

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Sep
27
12:00 PM12:00

FIFA Lunch talk: Review of Summer 2017 Football Transfer Window, in Zurich, on September 27, 2017

Join us for a lunch talk hosted by FIFA on September 27, 2017. The meeting will start at 12 pm and will finish at 13:45. Our WISLaw Member and Head of the FIFA TMS Kimberly Morris (CAN) will review the summer 2017 football transfer window, followed by an informal discussion among the participants. 

The event will be hosted by FIFA and will take place at the FIFA Sonnenberg Building, Room Mascot. 

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Women and men are welcome to attend! Please register by sending an email to events.wislaw@gmail.com 

 

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Sep
18
8:30 AM08:30

WISLaw meeting at the AIAF Conference in Kiev, on September 18-19, 2017

WISLaw members will meet at the AIAF Conference in Kiev, which will focus on the international transfer of minors in football. 

The Conference will take place on September 17-18, 2017 and is organized by the International Association of Football Lawyers (Association Internationale des Avocats de Football - AIAF), whose President, Ms Patricia Moyersoen is also a WISLaw member. Our Board member Melanie Schärer will participate in a panel at this conference and a lot of WISLaw members will also be present.

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Here is the link to the conference program: http://www.aiaf-law.com/content/5th-aiaf-congress-kiev-minors-football

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Sep
7
to Sep 8

WISLaw meeting at the LawInSport conference in London on September 7, 2017

WISLaw members will meet at the 3rd Law In Sport conference that will be held in London on September 7-8. We will meet for drinks at the end of the first day of the conference program (at 5:10 pm). 

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WISLaw members Louise Reilly (IRL), Ashley Ehlert (USA), Despina Mavromati (GR, WISLaw Board) & Brianna Quinn (AUS) will be speakers at the Law In Sport Annual Conference. More information about the conference & registration can be found here: 

https://www.lawinsport.com/sports-law-events/annual-conference-2017

Contact info.wislaw@gmail.com for more information!

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Sep
7
to Sep 8

WISLaw meeting at the "Integrity in Football" Conference in Edinburgh on September 7-8, 2017

7 & 8 SEPTEMBER 2017
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The Edinburgh Sports Conference is an event designed for high-level sports professionals, from regulators to leagues and clubs, from practitioners to investors and stakeholders in the sports industry worldwide. Each edition will focus on a specific sports-related issue and feature well known speakers from the industry, who will offer a unique insight into the latest issues in a constantly developing industry.

Our WISLaw Members Kimberly Morris and Jane Purdon will both be speakers at the conference and a lot of our members will attend. WISLaw members can get a discounted ticket price – £399+VAT after (instead of £499+VAT)

WISLaw members will meet at the coffee break on the first day of the conference (September 7, 2017). Please contact our member Laura McCallum for more details! info.wislaw@gmail.com 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/edinburgh-sports-conference-tickets-33250686699

 

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Sep
6
12:30 PM12:30

WISLaw lunch talk (hosted by Sport Resolutions UK) in London on September 6, 2017

Join us for an informal WISLaw lunch talk featuring women arbitrators & experts in sports disputes on September 6! 

The event will start at 12:30 pm and will finish at 2:00 pm. It is hosted by Sport Resolutions UK in London and will take place one day prior to the Law In Sport Annual Conference. 

Sport Resolutions UK - 1 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8AE

Please confirm your presence by sending an email to events.wislaw@gmail.com

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Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

WISLaw & SLA Women in Sports Law Panel in Los Angeles on August 4, 2017

Join WISLaw and SLA for an MCLE event titled "Women in Sports Law" on Friday, August 4, with an LA Sparks WNBA game at Staples Center immediately following! WISLaw Member Catherine Haight (of Haight Law Group, PLC) will speak at the Women In Sports Law Panel and her law firm will sponsor the reception from 6pm to 7pm! 

Schedule of Events: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Reception in the Lexus Club at the Staples Center

Reception sponsored by Haight Law Group, PLC: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Panel Discussion - Women in Sports Law

  • Kate Sheets, Sr. Counsel at AEG
  • Allison Galer, Sports Agent
  • Melissa Duchene of Colantoni, Collins, Marren, Phillips & Tulk, LLP
  • Catherine Haight of Haight Law Group, PLC, WISLaw member
  • Leigh Hawley, discussion leader

**MCLE Credit Provided

7:30 pm LA Sparks vs NY Liberty

Event sign up and game tickets $35; seats are in Section 101.

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Jun
29
12:00 PM12:00

WISLaw talk with the FIFA Head of Ethics Jose Rodriguez in Zurich on June 29, 2017

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The event will consist in a short and dynamic presentation by Mr Rodriguez (FIFA Head of Ethics) in relation to ”The role of the judicial bodies of FIFA with focus on the Ethics Committee”. The presentation will be followed by Q&A session and a quick lunch.
Please register by sending an email to events.wislaw@gmail.com

Place: FIFA (Meeting room Mascot, Sonnenberg Convention Center, Aurorastrasse 100, 8032, Zurich) 

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Jun
26
12:30 PM12:30

WISLaw Discussion on Brexit & Football in London, on June 26, from 12:30 to 2 pm

"Brexit means Brexit" according to the British Prime Minister, Theresa May. But what should Brexit mean for the sporting landscape?

Join us for a discussion at the London office of Mishcon De Reya LLP (the law firm who successfully challenged the British Government on the legal process surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union).

We will hear from Sports Immigration Partner, Maria Patsalos, on how she thinks football's immigration process should look post-Brexit, but would also like to hear other perspectives on what challenges and opportunities the sports industry will face. See Maria's bio here: https://www.mishcon.com/people/maria_patsalos

Please register by sending an email to events.wislaw@gmail.com

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Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

WISLaw evening talk with the CAS Secretary General M. Reeb in Lausanne on June 21, 2017

We are pleased to invite you to a WISLaw evening talk with Mr Matthieu Reeb, CAS Secretary General, as our Guest Speaker.

The talk will take place at 6 pm at the CAS Headquarters in Lausanne and will be followed by a short aperitif and a networking discussion.

Limited number of places available! Please register by sending an email to events.wislaw@gmail.com  

See the biography of the CAS SG Matthieu Reeb below:

Matthieu Reeb, from Neuchâtel/Switzerland, is an attorney at law, born in 1969, married with 3 children. He obtained his law degree in 1992 (University of Neuchâtel). He passed his bar exam successfully in 1995.

Matthieu Reeb joined the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in September 1995 where he exercised the function of Counsel to CAS. He was appointed as CAS Secretary General in 2000. In this position, he is responsible for the management of the Court, the public relations, the monitoring of the arbitration and mediation procedures and for the organization of the CAS ad hoc Divisions (established during the Olympic Games and other major sports events).

 In 1998, Matthieu Reeb edited the first "Digest of CAS Awards " (Staempfli Editions), which in 1999 won the René Cassin Prize, awarded by the Académie française des Sciences Morales et Politiques. He edited additional CAS Digests in 2001 and in 2004 (Kluwer Law Editions) and in 2015 the Commentary of the Code of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, with D. Mavromati (Wolters Kluwer Editions). He is also the author of several articles related to the CAS and its case law. Until 1995, Matthieu Reeb practised athletics and rugby at national level

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May
18
to May 20

WISLaw meeting at the Annual SLA Conference in Denver (May 18-20)

WISLaw meeting at the Annual Conference of the Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) in Denver (18-20 May).

We will officially present WISLaw at the Women in SLA Breakfast on May 20. You can find the agenda of the conference and information about registration here: https://www.sportslaw.org/conferences/2017conf/agenda/index.cfm

We will also organize a WISLaw dinner after the SLA drinks reception on May 18 (8 pm) – Kindly let us know if you would like to participate in the dinner (info.wislaw@gmail.com) by May 10!

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May
18
8:30 AM08:30

#WomenTalkSports - Event organized by the Colorado Bar Association on May 18

Event sponsored by Women In Sports Law WISLaw.co and Ballard Spahr LLP.

 

Thursday, May 18 - 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Ballard Spahr, 1225 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2300, Denver

Sports & Entertainment Members - $15ADR Section Members - $20 - Non-Members - $20

Court of Arbitration for Sport Presentation

Ever wonder about athlete disputes during the Olympics? How do they get a hearing the same day as the infraction/accusation? Who are the arbitrators?  Despina Mavromati, Managing Counsel for CAS, will discuss what CAS does, the types of cases it hears, and some of the landmark cases that have shaped sports.

1 General CLE Credit - Speaker: Despina Mavromati 

RSVP: http://www.cobar.org/Calendar/Event/sessionaltcd/SE051817  or by emailing

lunches@cobar.org or Rebecca Spence, rspence@cobar.org 

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May
5
9:30 AM09:30

WISLaw meeting at the SDRCC Conference in Quebec City (Canada) on May 5

WISLaw meeting at the Annual Public Conference of the Sport Dispute Resolution Center of Canada in Québec City on May 5. Our members Janie Soublière and Carol Roberts will be speakers at the conference and we will meet with other WISLaw members during lunch.  

More information about the conference / registration can be found here: http://www.crdsc-sdrcc.ca/eng/public-conference-2017

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Apr
28
8:30 AM08:30

#WomenTalkDoping at the 2017 Macolin Anti-Doping Summit on April 28-29

WISLaw members will meet at the cocktail after the 2017 Macolin Anti-Doping Summit on April 28-29. Our WISLaw members Brianna Quinn (Associate at LKK, Geneva) and Emily Wisnosky (Doctoral researcher at the University of Neuchâtel) will both be speakers at the two-day conference:

The panel discussions will include:

  • Are anti-doping science and regulation keeping pace with doping?
  • Is the law killing anti-doping efforts?
  • What can anti-doping learn from the athlete perspective?
  • Outlook for the future of anti-doping full speed ahead or back to square one?

See the full program of the conference here: http://bit.ly/2ozpnsU

 

 

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Apr
26
3:00 PM15:00

WISLaw meeting at the "Doping: science, ethics & law" conference in Oslo (Norway) on April 26

Join our WISLaw member from the UK Michele Verroken and her colleagues (including University of Colorado Prof. Roger Pielke Jr) for a conference on doping science, ethics and the law that will be held in Oslo, Norway on the 26th of April 2017. See the program and more details about the conference here: http://www.dnva.no/kalender/vis.html?tid=69612

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Apr
22
1:30 PM13:30

WISLaw conference on anti-doping in Istanbul

If you are in Istanbul on the 22nd of April, join our WISLaw Member Prof. Nuray Eksi (from Uditepe University) and her colleagues for a half-day conference on doping.

The conference (which will be held in Turkish) will start at 12:30 pm and will end at 6 pm and will take place at the Law Faculty of the Yeditepe University (room Z-2). See the full program of the conference here 

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Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

#WomenTalkFootball - Lunch Discussion with our Hon. President Moya Dodd in Zurich on April 7

Don't miss our networking lunch discussion with the WISLaw Hon. President and FIFA Council candidate Moya Dodd in Zurich on April 7 (12:00-14:00).

Moya will answer questions related to the reforms for increased involvement of women in leadership positions in football and the battle for gender equality in sport..

Limited number of places available - please register by Monday, April 3 at the latest: info.wislaw@gmail.com

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Apr
5
5:15 PM17:15

#WomenTalkSports - in Phoenix (AZ) on April 5

Join the Arizona Diamondbacks, the SLA and WISLaw for an event featuring local women in the sports law industry. The panel will be moderated by Maacah Scott, Staff counsel for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nona Lee (Senior Vice President / General Counsel of Arizona Diamondbacks & WISLaw Member) will be one of the Panelists.

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm: Panel discussion in the Legends Conference Room, located in the right filed area of the Upper Level

Panelists: Maria Baier, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs: Phownix Suns; Katie Koone Renaut, Coordinator of Athletics Compliance: Arizona State University; Nona Lee, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks, WISLaw Member; Marina Mercer, Associate General Counsel: Arizona Coyotes

Agenda:

I.     Introduction of Panelists

II.    Roles and Responsibilities

III.   Topics Regarding Women in Sports Law

IV.   Breaking into the Industry

V.    Questions and Answers

6:40 pm: Enjoy the game vs the San Francisco Giants in our All-You-Can-Eat seats

(Sections 221-223) and network with event attendees.

To order tickets, visit:

https://www.groupmatics.events/event/sportslawyers

Questions? Contact Parker Law or call (602) 462-4108

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Mar
28
12:50 PM12:50

WISLaw meeting at the 28th Annual PBWC Conference in San Francisco on March 28!

WISLaw members will meet at the 28th Annual PBWC Conference in San Francisco on March 28! WISLaw Member, NYU Prof and 4x Olympian Cameron Myler will be speaking at the seminar “Living Your Authentic Life with Olympic Values” (from 12:50 to 1:40 pm).

The program of the conference can be found here. Join us if you are there!

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Mar
23
4:00 PM16:00

#WomenTalkSports - Sports Law Career Panel, New York University, Thursday, March 23

Attend this exciting event co-hosted by Women In Sports Law (WISLaw) to meet professionals pursuing careers in sports law, including at the NHL, RelEvent Sports Agency, Court of Arbitration for Sport, and in private practice. Panelists will discuss their own career paths, as well as recent trends in the market, which are impacting career opportunities at the intersection of sports and law. This program is part of the Wasserman Center’s Women HERstory Month series and is co-hosted by the Women In Sports (WINS) initiative at the Tisch Institute for Sports Management, Media, and Business.

Moderator: Cameron Myler, Clinical Assistant Professor NYUPS Tisch Sports Institute, WISLaw co-founding Member.

Panelists: Susie Fiore, General Counsel, Relevent Sports;

Despina Mavromati, Managing Counsel at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, WISLaw Board;

Jill Pilgrim, Managing Attorney, Pilgrim & Associates; Angela Smedley, Associate Winston & Strawn;

Carla Varriale, Partner, Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLP.

Alison Wagner, Senior Counsel at the National Hockey League

RSVP: bit.ly/wassermansportslaw The flyer can be found here 

We hope you can join us after the Women in Sports Law panel for a networking event hosted by Athletes Quarterly and Women in Sports Law (WISLaw).

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Mar
23
10:30 AM10:30

#WomenTalkFootball in Madrid on March 23!

Women In Sports Law and the Association of Sports Lawyers in Madrid (Asociación de Derecho Deportivo de Madrid) will jointly organize a seminar "Women and Football: Legal Challenges".

Our WISLaw member and President of the Association of Sports Lawyers in Madrid Reyes Bellver will speak at this #WomenTalkFootball, which will be held in Spanish.

Address: Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid. Salón de actos, C/ Serrano 9, Madrid.

The full program of the seminar can be found here.

 

Please register by sending an email to secciones@icam.es

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Mar
9
4:15 PM16:15

#WomenTalkDoping at the Tackling Doping in Sport Conference in London on March 9!

WISLaw will meet at the annual Tackling Doping in Sport (TDiS) conference for a #WomenTalkDoping session at the end of the conference on March 9! WISLaw members Despina Mavromati, Catherine Ordway, Louise Reilly and Marjolaine Viret will all be speakers at this prestigious conference(see the program here: https://www.cecileparkconferences.com/tackling-doping-sport-2017).

We will also have a WISLaw session (courtesy of the TDiS organizers !) at the end of the conference on March 9. Join us for an informal discussion on doping in football from 4:15 pm to 5 pm! Please send an email to info.wislaw@gmail.com

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