WISLaw Lunch Talk at the AFC Congress in Jordan on April 12, 2018!
The participants were provided with a summary of the legal framework which forms the basis of all AFC competitions, including the AFC Women’s Asian Cup Jordan 2018. Procedures and processes at the AFC disciplinary level were covered, as well as at the appeal level, along with briefly discussing CAS, the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The judicial bodies involved and the disciplinary decision-making process at competitions were also introduced.
Key legal issues connected to running AFC competitions were discussed, such as marketing and broadcasting matters and the importance of striking a balance and meeting the sponsors’ requests when possible in order to promote the game, especially the women’s game.