The UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill going through Parliament seeks to achieve a number of objectives, including protection of UEFA’s commercial rights and prohibition of ticket touting while matches are taking place in Glasgow next summer. What's in it?
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The tax treatment of payments made to sportspersons, arising by reason of their sporting activities, has been a subject of much debate and attention over recent times. The UK taxation authority, HMRC, has revised its approach to sportsperson taxation and further attention is now being paid to testimonials – events organised to honour the contribution of a sportsperson approaching the end of their career.
Does support provided to a funded athlete under contractual arrangement make them an employee or worker? An employment tribunal recently deliberated on this issue.
Avoiding bias in sports law disputes is as important as in other type of dispute. The Human Rights Court recently considered a challenge to the impartiality of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
The case of footballer Samir Nasri shows why sportspeople need to be careful to avoid doping violations, and how therapeutic use exemption (TUEs) can be claimed.