Never has it been more important for sport leaders to understand the management of complaints. Having recently launched its Sport Management Series 2.0 to support sport leaders in accessing relevant and timely information on a range of sport management topics, the Sport Law & Strategy Group … [Read more...] about Sport Law & Strategy Group Offering E-Book on Managing Complaints
A problematic issue has emerged in some sport dispute cases in the #metoo aftermath. We are sharing this blogpost to remind sport leaders that every individual’s fundamental legal rights must be protected and that sport organizations must respect their legal duties and obligations. The SLSG has … [Read more...] about Sport Disputes After #MeToo: Now What?
Dispute resolution and abuse in sport are intersecting issues that can be addressed by policies (the current approach) or by an independent dispute resolution officer (an exciting new approach). The new “Commissioner’s Office” may be a good fit for your sport organization. In 2014, we helped … [Read more...] about Does a Commissioner’s Office make sense for your sport organization?
The Sport Law & Strategy Group has been handling internal appeals for sport organizations for over twenty years. Our task is to ensure procedural fairness during the process. This task typically involves the SLSG acting as a Case Manager to perform the following functions, per the organization’s … [Read more...] about Accountability in Appeals Management: Who Watches the Watcher?
Athlete appeals: Should you help? How to determine when to go to bat for your athlete and when to step aside Appeals by athletes are most often on selection decisions made by the organization. The athlete launches an appeal because he or she feels that selection criteria were improperly applied, … [Read more...] about Athlete Appeals: Should You Help?
I have been blogging about the Sochi Olympic disputes that went to the Ad Hoc Court of Arbitration (CAS), which heard disputes during the course of the Olympic Games. There were four disputes, including one a Canadian matter filed by Alpine Canada Alpin (ACA) and the Canadian Olympic Committee … [Read more...] about What Goes Around, Comes Around