WISLaw lunch talk at the ISJL Sports Law Conference in The Hague on 24-25 October 2019
“Women’s Access to Football Stadiums in Iran: a human rights perspective”
Join us for a WISLaw lunch talk with our member Daniela Heerdt on 24 October 2019 in The Hague.
Draft programme, 24-25 October 2019
Thursday, 24 October
|9:00 – 10:00||Registration & coffee|
|10:00 – 10:15||Opening
Antoine Duval & Johan Lindholm
|10:15 – 11:00||Opening Speech by Moya Dodd, former FIFA Council member and current ICAS member (TBC)|
|11:00 – 12:30||Panel 1
Where is the athletes’ voice? The (il)legitimacy of international sports governing bodies
Mark A. Conrad, Fordham University
· The lack of athlete representation in international sports governing bodies: Is a labour – management approach a better way to ensure athletes’ rights?
Marjolaine Viret, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler & Antoine Duval, Asser Institute
· “Hearing the voice of the athlete” – Towards a ‘democratisation’ of the world anti-doping regime?
Arnout Geeraert, Utrecht University
· The democratic legitimacy of international sport federations
|12:30 – 13:30||WISLAW lunch – Women’s access to football stadium in Iran|
|13:30 – 15:00||Panel 2
Criminal law and sports – Criminal law of sports
Björn Hessert, Zürich University
· Cooperation and reporting obligations in sports investigations
Jan Exner, Charles University Prague/Czech Olympic Committee
· Fixed Sanction Framework in the World Anti-Doping Code: Can Hearing Panels Go Below the Limits in the Pursuit of Proportionate Sanctions?
Ruby Panchal, Jindal Global Law School
· Lex sportiva: Fixing ‘the Big Fix’?
|15:00 – 15:30||Coffee break|
|15:30 – 17:00||Panel 3|
|Transfer systems in international sports
Shervine Nafissi, Université de Lausanne
· Third-party influence on clubs – Analysis of the scope of application of art. 18bis RSTP
Jan Łukomski, Łukomski Niklewicz Law Firm
· On the finalisation of international football transfers and professional football players’ contracts
Xavier Mansat, CRESTA Lawyers
· International volleyball governing body and the player-club employment relationship
Friday, 25 October
|9:30 – 10:30||Keynote lecture
Ulrich Haas, Zurich University
|10:30 – 11:00||Coffee break|
|11:00 – 12:30||Panel 4
Rethinking sports arbitration
Artur Flaminio da Silva & Daniela Mirante, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
· Mandatory arbitration as a possible future for sports arbitration
Veronica Lavista, University of Oslo
· Influence of international dispute settlement on sports arbitration
Massimiliano Trovato, King’s College London
· Untying the Gordian knot: Three radical proposals to enhance CAS legitimacy
|12:30 – 13:30||Book l(a)unch
The Court of Arbitration for Sport and its Jurisprudence: An Empirical Inquiry Lex Sportiva’
|13:30 – 15:00||Panel 5
Revisiting the (in)dependence and transparency of the CAS
· The intersection between human rights and sports arbitration: the right to a public hearing in sports cases
Antonio Rigozzi, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler/Université de Neuchatel
· Seraing, Pechstein and the future of CAS?
Tom Seamer, Morgan Sports Law
· The evolution of sports arbitration – independence and impartiality of CAS Arbitrators
|15:00 – 15:30||Coffee break|
|15:30 – 17:00||Panel 6
The future of sports: sports law of the future
Audrey Cech & Cedric Aghey, FIFA
· Integration of eSports in the structure of IFs – Disruption or continuity?
Angela Busacca, Universita Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria
· What kind of civil liability in extreme sports?
Nick Poggenklaas, Van Diepen Van Der Kroef
· The protection of minors in E-Sports