The 4th Edition of the “Assises du Droit du Sport”

Take part in the 4th edition of the “Assises du Droit du Sport”, which will be held at the “Maison du Barreau” in Paris, on 9 and 10 July 2019, as part of the International Bar Games organised by the Paris Bar.

More than 300 participants are expected to attend the Sports Law Forum, which will bring together Sport Movement stakeholders (sports federations, clubs, sports unions, sports agents, athletes, coaches, etc.), lawyers and jurists, elected representatives of sport, representatives of public institutions, students, etc.

This year, the “Assises du Droit du Sport” will offer a Main Conference devoted to “L’Avocat dans le Sport” (“The Lawyer in Sport”). In parallel with the Main Conference, several Practical Workshops will be held to address current issues specific to particular sports or sport stakeholders.

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REGISTRATIONS

Access to the 2 days of the event:
Main Conference & Practical Workshops
Welcome & coffee breaks – Lunch buffet & Cocktail

250 €

Registration fees for the 4th edition of the “Assises du Droit du Sport” cannot be refunded.
On the day of the event, you will need to bring this admission ticket and an identity document.

Main Conference: The Lawyer in Sport

In just over 20 years, the involvement of lawyers in the sports sector has intensified and diversified.
In the light of this “judiciarisation” of sport, the Main Conference will provide an overview of the practices and perspectives of development of the role of lawyers in the sports sector.

Confirmed speakers

Basile Ader

Vice-President of the Paris Bar and the former Secretary of the Paris Bar Conference.
August Debouzy Law Firm

Thierry Chiron

Lawyer at the Court of Dijon
Legi Conseils Law Firm

Antoine Marcelaud

Director of Legal and Institutional Affairs of the French Anti-Doping Agency.

Florence Lefebvre-Rangeon

Senior Manager of Government Relations and National Anti-Doping Organizations.
European Office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

Mathieu Moreuil

Director of International Football Relations and EU Affairs.
Premier League

Geoffroy Canivet

Lawyer at the Paris Bar.
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Topics covered

Discover until the day of the event the topics that will be discussed during the 4th Congress on Sports Law.

Lawyers in Sport – Panel 19 July 2019, 9:30

The athlete’s defense against disciplinary bodies

While exercising their profession, professional athletes are confronted to different forms of disciplinary powers that may sanction their sporting activity when they disregards the rules that surround it… > Read more

Lawyers in Sport – Panel 2 – 9 July 2019, 11:00

The protection of athletes’ personal data

Sport has entered into the era of Big Data. More and more, it is also the question of protecting the personal data of the athlete that arises.
Sports performances, connected stadiums, anti-doping tests, sports licenses, sports betting, all activities that lead… > Read more

Lawyers in Sport – Panel 4 – 9 July 2019, 15:45

Lawyers as athletes’ representatives: realities and perspectives

Since 2011, the french law No. 71-1130 of 31 December 1971 on the reform of certain judicial and legal professions applicable to lawyers contains a new Article 6ter on the activity of “sports representative lawyer”… > Read more

Main Conference Programme

 

9 July 2019

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9:00 - 9:30

Opening Addresses

Alexandre Durand, Founder and CEO at Editions droitdusport.com, and Football Legal.

Basile Ader, Acting President of the Paris Bar.

Lawyers as guarantors of the rights and freedoms of athletes

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee break

12:15

Lunch

Lawyers as strategic actors of the sports business

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14:15 - 15:30

The exploitation of the image of athletes

Moderator: Marie-Hélène Cohen, Lawyer at the Paris Bar,
Nataf Fajgenbaum & Associés.

Coffee break

17:30

Cocktail

10 July 2019

Lawyers as challengers of sports governance

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9:00 - 9:30

Opening Addresses

Geoffroy Canivet, Lawyer at the Paris Bar.

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9:30 - 10:45

Lawyers as challengers of sports justice

Moderator: Patricia Moyersoen, Lawyer at the Paris Bar,
Cabinet Moyersoen Avocats.

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee break

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11:15 - 12:30

Lawyers as challengers of sports regulation

Moderator: Jean-Michel Marmayou, Senior Lecturer (researcher) at the University of Aix-Marseille, Director of the Sports Law Centre of Aix-Marseille, Centre for Economic Law.

Major partners

Media partners

Practical workshops partners

international

The “Assises” will bring together many renowned speakers, both French and from abroad.
Translation:
French – English | English – French

Interactive

Remarks or questions during the panels, real-time surveys, innovative interactive experience during the debates, with an application at the disposal of the participants.

Festive & Convivial

Lunch buffet, parties, participation in sports competitions organised as part of the International Bar Games: many moments of conviviality during and after.

Eligible for training plans

Non applicable.
Only for French people.

 

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Accommodation

Our selection

Hôtel Villa d’Estrées

17, rue Git le Cœur 75006 Paris
Contact: +33 (0)1 55 42 71 11

www.villadestrees.com

Nearby the “Maison du Barreau”, the Hotel Villa d’Estrees, 4-Star Boutique Hotel, is located between the Latin Quarter and Saint Germain des Prés, in the center of Paris.

Hotel services:

  • Laundry service (surcharge)
  • Airport transfer (surcharge)
  • Museum pass for sale
  • Room service from 7:30am to 11:30 pm
  • International press available
  • Reception with secured entry
  • Concierge 24h / 24h
  • Multilingual staff
  • Personalized concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Free Unlimited Wifi

Previous editions

3rd edition of the “Assises du Droit du Sport”

A look back at the previous edition of the 3rd edition of the “Assises du Droit du sport”, which was held in Bordeaux (France) on 31 March and 1 April 2016.

Paris, July 9 and 10, 2019

Participate in the 4th edition of the “Assises du Droit du Sport”,

a major event for Law and Sport practitioners.

Registration fees for the 4th edition of the “Assises du Droit du Sport” cannot be refunded.
On the day of the event, you will need to bring this admission ticket and an identity document.

Contact & information

www.droitdusport.com
+33 623 029 751

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