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On June 14, 2018, the football World Cup starts in Russia. The current topic window provides an overview of the various legal questions associated with major events, such as Ambush Marketing or the question whether you need a license for Public Viewing.
E-Sports: a Football World Cup with 20 Million Participants
Thousands of fans cheer them on their way into the arena, millions more are glued to their screens at home to see them in action. The talk is not about the football stars of this year's World Cup, but e-athletes. E-sports is not as far away from recognition as a sport, as one would believe.
Ambush Marketing: Associating Major Events in Advertising
In principle, advertising in Switzerland may refer to major events, even if the promoted provider is neither an organizer nor a sponsor. However, advertisers must ob-serve a number of rules when using such associations.
Public Viewing in Switzerland: Do I Need a Licence?
Anyone organising a public viewing in Switzerland during the World Cup in Russia requires a separate licence under certain conditions. FIFA will lose out.
Player Transfers – A Legal Classification
Why was Neymar able to switch to Saint-Germain for € 222m last summer, against the will of FC Barcelona, and so get out of an ongoing employment contract? The clubs have very limited possibilities to prevent such excesses and the Financial Fair Play of the UEFA is so far pretty toothless.
Digital Business Law Bites
Series Digital Business Law Bites
Over the last 25 years, digitalization has captured all business sectors and in some cases turned them upside down.
With the "Digital Business Law Bites" series, we give a small insight into our abundant experience and client projects in the field of digital business processes.