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Challenging Sports Governing Bodies covers the decision to challenge the actions of a sports governing body and considers the causes of action that form a basis for them. This title refers to this important area of practice that more company, commercial and regulatory practitioners are venturing in to. The text is encyclopaedic in nature and practice based providing a practical analysis of key issues for practitioners. Footnotes are used to identify the leading cases for propositions in the main text and to help with finding similar and relevant cases. To ensure this work is comprehensive in its subject matter there is a short section on Remedies focusing on internal appeal routes and arbitration.
1 Introduction 2 The Actions of Sports Governing Bodies 3 Identification of Cause of Action and Respondent 4 Choice of Forum for the Challenge 5 Public or Private? 6 The Varying Degrees of Review 7 Grounds for Review Arising Out Of Control Of The Sport 8 Contract 9 Tort 10 Common Law Restraint of Trade 11 EU And Domestic Competition Law 12 The EU Free Movement Rules Studio Active Athletic Boutique Boutique Shorts Active 13 Remedies 14 Procedural Aspects
“This slim volume is a welcome addition to the literature on Sports Law and provides all those with a professional involvement and interest in sport with a helpful road map on the circumstances and the grounds on which and how and where to mount such challenges...a welcome Book on a most important subject, which is likely to challenge the international sporting community and their administrators and legal advisers for many years to come!” – Prof Ian Blackshaw, Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports