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Sports Law

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PRICE: 3,800

KEY FEATURES

  • 7-10 learning hours of content suited for self learning
  • Complete the course any time in 3 months
  • Sharpen your skills with application based exercises
  • Obtain career enhancing certification upon completion
  • Get physical reading materials delivered to your doorstep

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Acquire the knowledge about the regulation and governance of sport (domestic and international) and take an important step towards becoming an expert sports lawyer. This course will provide a practical understanding of the bodies that govern sport, the regulatory and judicial supervision of those bodies, anti-doping, match-fixing, sponsorship and broadcast rights, and the competition law issues in sport.

What you will learn?

  • Understand the role of autonomous governing bodies and common international standards
  • Explore the oversight of sports governance by governments and courts
  • Principles of law that underpin judicial oversight of sports
  • Explore the role of arbitration in sports
  • Learn about the laws and regulations governing match-fixing
  • Learn about the laws and regulations governing anti-doping
  • Understand sponsorship rights, broadcast rights and special protection of Olympic properties

What do you need?

  • A basic understanding of contracts, civil procedure, copyright, and trademark will be useful before taking this course
  • This course is generally recommended for senior law students and legal professionals
  • Other than that, a standard Internet/data connection along with a computer/laptop/smartphone/tablet is enough to get you started!

Exam and certification

In addition to unit wise practice exercises, this course offers a Course Completion Test (CCT). To qualify for the CCT, a learner has to complete more than 60% of the course. The CCT is conducted online to provide maximum flexibility to the learner. Based on the results of the CCT, a learner will be given a certificate, which is recognised by various employers in the legal industry. 

Faculty

Each myLaw Course is designed and created by our in house faculty team in consultation with industry experts, including experienced litigators and corporate lawyers, and accomplished legal academics. myLaw continues to work closely with such experts to ensure that this Course imparts the practical skills and legal knowledge required for this area of law.

CURRICULUM

  • 1. The Governance of Sport

  • 2. Regulation of Sports Governing Bodies by Governments

  • 3. Supervision of Sports Governing Bodies by Courts

  • 4. Sports Arbitration and the CAS

  • 5. The Global Governance of Anti-Doping

  • 6. Key Principles of the World Anti-Doping Code

  • 7. The Use of Criminal Law in the Fight Against Match-Fixing

  • 8. Sports Governing Bodies in the Fight Against Match-fixing

  • 9. Sports Trademarks, Special Protection of Olympic Properties, and Ambush Marketing

  • 10. Media Rights and the Exclusivity of Sports Broadcasts

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