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  1. Legal news
    12 February 2018
    Technology changing sport: Mechanical doping
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/technology-changing-sport-mechanical-doping

    In this three-part series, Chris Lavey will consider new technologies that are changing sport and how they impact on the field of play. How do sports regulate to meet the challenges presented by the development and use ...

  2. Legal news
    20 April 2020
    Seeing stars: using names and images of high profile athletes to promote your events can now land you on the ropes
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/using-names-and-images-of-high-profile-athletes-to-promote-your-events-can-land-you-on-the-ropes

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recent decision to investigate a leading events promoter for marketing a sports event using imagery of high profile athletes who did not ultimately participate in the ...

  3. Legal news
    13 August 2020
    Sports safety: should it be mandatory to report child protection & safeguarding concerns?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/sports-safety-should-it-be-mandatory-to-report-child-protection-and-safeguarding-concerns

    Child safeguarding reviews in sport have consistently shown that failures in reporting have had serious consequences. If concerns are not reported, and appropriate action not taken, the system is fundamentally ...

  4. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    Sports lawyer Victoria Evans’ world record solo Atlantic row attempt raises funds for Women In Sport
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/sports-lawyer-victoria-evans-world-record-solo-atlantic-row-attempt-raises-funds-for-women-in-sport

    This year has been disruptive for us all, but sports lawyer Victoria Evans has experienced change of a totally different scale; 2020 saw her resign from her job, give up her apartment, and fully commit herself to ...

  5. Legal news
    07 April 2020
    Event Sponsorships, COVID-19 and Force Majeure – Where do we stand?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/event-sponsorships-covid19-and-force-majeure-where-do-we-stand

    COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on commercial operations across all sectors globally. This is no better demonstrated than in the events industry, with international sporting events worth vast sums of money to ...

  6. Legal news
    28 August 2020
    Cross-border: Making the most of the esports opportunity podcast
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/making-the-most-of-the-esports-opportunity-podcast

    Making the most of the esports opportunity: Bird & Bird's esports team discuss the key commercial and legal issues surrounding this burgeoning industry.

  7. Legal news
    07 May 2020
    Tulip mania? The business of esports and its time in the sun
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/tulip-mania-the-business-of-esports-and-its-time-in-the-sun

    Esports is booming. Is it time to join the gold rush and grab a shovel? Or find out who's selling them?

  8. Legal news
    30 April 2020
    Coronavirus and esports – adapting to a new reality
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/coronavirus-and-esports-adapting-to-a-new-reality

    In the face of COVID-19 digital content has had to adapt and evolve like never before. But in a world where live content is scarce, esports has shown itself to be remarkably adaptable, expanding its profile both on ...

  9. Legal news
    30 April 2020
    Coronavirus and esports – adapting to a new reality
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/coronavirus-and-esports-adapting-to-a-new-reality

    In the face of COVID-19 digital content has had to adapt and evolve like never before. But in a world where live content is scarce, esports has shown itself to be remarkably adaptable, expanding its profile both on ...