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NEWS 2018

UEFA Anti-Doping Symposium 2018, London

NOVEMBER 2018 : Jorge Ibarrola moderates a panel on “New developments in anti-doping : International Testing Agency and CAS as first instance for anti-doping disputes”.

Conference « New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2018 », Université de Neuchâtel

NOVEMBER 2018 : Jorge Ibarrola lectures on “Selected Recent Procedural Issues Arising in CAS Arbitral Proceedings”.

2 May 2018 : Who’s Who Legal 2018: Libra law recognised in sports law

Jorge Ibarrola & Claude Ramoni are recognised as leaders in sports law by their peers in the 2018 edition of WWL

Jorge Ibarrola at LIBRA LAW is “a top lawyer” highlighted for his excellent experience representing clients including sports federations, athletes and football clubs, in both arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Claude Ramoni is well versed in advising sports federations and athletes on a wide array of sports-related issues, and is considered particularly impressive when it comes to doping matters.

International Master in Sports Law of the Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid, Universidad Europea

OCTOBER 2018: Claude Ramoni lectures on anti-doping structures within the framework of the International Master in Sports Law of the Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid, Universidad Europea

Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology of AISTS

OCTOBER 2018: Claude Ramoni lectures on Sports Legal Entities within the framework of the Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology of AISTS

UEFA Football Law Program

SEPTEMBER 2018: Jorge Ibarrola lectures on provisional measures before the CAS in the framework of the second edition of the UEFA Football Law Program

SAWI (Academy for Marketing and Communication SA)

MAY 2018: Jorge Ibarrola lectures on the role of transfer, solidarity, and training compensations of FIFA in the framework of the programme for intermediaries in football 2018, of the SAWI (Academy for Marketing and Communication SA)

International Sports Law Master – LL.M., of the Institut Nacional d’Educació Física de Catalunya (INEFC)

MAY 2018: Jorge Ibarrola and Claude Ramoni lecture on CAS proceedings and provisional measures, as well as on the IOC disciplinary model, within the framework of the International Sports Law Master – LL.M., of the Institut Nacional d'Educació Física de Catalunya (INEFC) of the University of Lleida, Spain

SportAccord Convention

APRIL 2018: Jorge Ibarrola attends the SportAccord Convention, in Bangkok, on behalf of the World Karate Federation

European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

APRIL 2018: Jorge Ibarrola lectures on applicable law, standing and standard of proof in CAS arbitrations within the framework of the 2018 Annual Conference of the European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in Lisbon

FIFA Master

APRIL 2018: Claude Ramoni lectures on personality rights within the framework of the FIFA Master programme

Master in International sports law of the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE)

MARCH 2018: Jorge Ibarrola lectures on proceedings before international sports federations and before the CAS within the framework of the Master in International Sports Law of the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE)

Master in International sports law of the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE)

MARCH 2018: Claude Ramoni lectures on anti-doping structure and legal basis within the framework of the Master in International Sports Law of the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE)

Data Protection Regulation Workshop

MARCH 2018: In cooperation with Wiz-Team and ThinkSport, Libra Law organises a conference on new data protection regulations, during which Jorge Ibarrola lectures on the impact on international sport federations and on the athletes’ consent

Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology of AISTS

MARCH 2018: Jorge Ibarrola lectures on the liability of sport event organisers at the Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration and Technology of AISTS

30 October 2018 : Soirée de droit du sport at the Maison du Sport International on 19 December 2018

The next ASDS Sports Law evening will take place on 19 December 2018 at 6.30pm at the Maison du Sport International.

Mr Jorge Ibarrola will have the pleasure of welcoming guest speaker Jean-Philippe Dubey, Head of the Scientific Department of the CAS and member of the ASDS Committee. Mr Dubey will discuss the decision rendered on 29 August 2018 by the Court of Appeal in Brussels concerning the arbitration clause in the FIFA Statues, in addition to the judgement of 2 October 2018 of the European Court of Human Rights in the Mutu and Pechstein cases. This will be followed by an open discussion between Mr Dubey and the participants.

If you wish to attend this evening, please register via doodle: https://doodle.com/poll/ey4grav99efyqrk4

Participation is free, but only open to ASDS members. To become a member of ASDS: https://www.asds.ch/demande-d-adhesion and contact Mr Ibarrola (ibarrola@libra-law.ch).

25 April 2018 : Yvan Henzer appointed on the board of a foundation supporting sport in canton de Vaud

Yvan Henzer has been appointed by the State Council on the board of the "Fonds du Sport Vaudois", a foundation supporting top-level athletes and funding sport projects with the benefits of the lottery

29 March 2018 : Mr Jorge Ibarrola on Radio Suisse Romande

Jorge Ibarrola on the Swiss national radio station regarding football players who evade the tax authorities. The show is available on the following link

2 February 2018 : Mr Jorge Ibarrola on Radio Suisse Romande

Jorge Ibarrola on the Swiss national radio explaining the CAS award concerning the Russian athletes. The show is available on the following link

Sports Law evening at the Maison du Sport International on 20 March 2018

Mr Jorge Ibarrola had the honour to welcome Mr Bernard Welten, CAS Arbitrator and lawyer from Bern as guest speaker on the subject of the CAS Ad Hoc Chamber in PyeongChang as part of the ASDS Sports Law evenings. Mr Welten described the roles of the AD Hoc Chamber of the CAS during the Olympic Games, using decisions taken by the Chamber to illustrate his presentation, particularly those relating to the Russian athletes.

The next Sports Law evening is likely to take place in June 2018.

Participation is free but open only to ASDS members. To become a member of ASDS:.

https://www.asds.ch/demande-d-adhesion contact Mr Ibarrola (ibarrola@libra-law.ch).

NEWS 2017

Analysis of provisions of an football player’s agent contract, under Swiss law, article published in French on 24 December 2017 in le Matin Dimanche

(Français) Prochaine Soirée de droit du sport à la Maison du Sport International

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Who’s Who Legal 2017: Libra law recognised in sports law

Jorge Ibarrola & Claude Ramoni are recognised as leaders in sports law by their peers in the 2017 edition of WWL.

New faces at Libra Law

Since August 2017, Messrs Fabien Cagneux, former Counsel at CAS, and Sebastian Permain, Australian lawyer, have joined Libra Law

The CAS confirms the suspension imposed by ICF on S. Tarnovschi

Libra Law congratulates the International Canoe Federation (ICF) for its success in the case Sergei Tarnovschi, whose appeal was dismissed by the CAS, which confirmed the 4-year suspension imposed by ICF on the athlete. See the CAS press release here.

The CAS concludes the case Trabzonspor

Libra Law congratulates the Turkish Football Federation for its success in the Case Trabzonspor, whose appeal was dismissed by the CAS, which confirmed the UEFA decision according to which UEFA had no jurisdiction to impose domestic sanctions resulting from the match fixing offences which occurred in 2010 and 2011.

Who’s Who Legal 2017

Who’s Who Legal 2017 also acknowledges Libra Law as a leading Swiss sports law Firm.

 

Libra Law awarded for its expertise in Sports Law

According to a peer review conducted amongst 6500 Swiss lawyers, LIBRA LAW is ranked within the seven best Swiss law firms in Sports law and is awarded five stars.

This award means that our law firm is particularly regularly recommanded by our colleagues and clients.

Jorge Ibarrola lectures at the Congress organised by the Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid.

Within the framework of the Congress organised by the Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid, the authors of the recently published book "La extinción del contrato del deportista en Europa y Latinoamérica" presented on 16 February 2017 their respective contributions. Jorge Ibarrola presented his chapter on the termination of the athlete's employment contract in Swiss law.

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Libra Law wins on provisional measures

On behalf of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Libra Law obtains an interim injunction from CAS confirming that the football club Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors will remain banned from AFC Champions League 2017

Please click here to read the CAS Media Release

Yvan Henzer launches his blog

Yvan Henzer hosts a blog in the newspaper "Le Temps".

Find the blog here.

Jorge Ibarrola and Claude Ramoni act as consultants for a local radio

Every Tuesday at 8:15am, attorneys-at-law take part in the radio broadcast "A vos droits" for the local station Rouge FM in order to present topics on several aspects of law or to answer questions raised by the audience. Jorge Ibarrola and Claude Ramoni are regularly invited as consultants

NEWS 2016