World Sports Law Report:
7th March, DLA Piper
The relation between sport, sponsorship and gambling is complex and controversial. In the last year, the relationship between gambling operators, sports teams and sporting organisations has come under intense scrutiny, with the UK Gambling Commission being instructed to consult on the issue of shirt sponsorship by gambling operators.
The Briefing on Sports, Sponsorship & Gambling will provide an in-depth analysis of the current state of the sponsorship market, gambling operators¹ role as sponsors, the current regulatory framework in the UK, US and Europe and the prospects for the sponsorship market in the future.
This Briefing provides a unique opportunity for sports clubs, sporting organisations and gambling operators to hear from expert speakers the threats and opportunities that all parties face.
Confirmed speakers include:
Nigel Currie, Chairman, European Sponsorship Association Nick Johnson, Head of Policy, European Sponsorship Association Alexandre Mestre, Independent European Sports Review Alistair Maclean, Head of Legal & Business Affairs, The FA Jon Varney, Commercial Director, Premier Rugby Mark Roper-Drimie, England & Wales Cricket Board Daniel Raschke, Bwin Greg Nichols, Director of Sporting Affairs, Betfair Duncan Calow, Partner, DLA Piper Nick Fitzpatrick, Partner, DLA Piper Bill Gantz, Partner, DLA Piper
To book, contact Jit Jaswal on: +44 (0)20 7012 1383