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Arbitrability of employment disputes in professional sports in Russia

Arbitrability of employment disputes in professional sports in Russia

Russian legislator has recognized the arbitrability of employment disputes in professional sports.* This remarkable legislative provision received inadequately little attention by sports and arbitration legal community. This post contains some reflections on the peculiarities of the current regulation. Employment disputes under Russian Law: arbitrability denied but strongly desired The Civil Procedure Code of the Russian […]

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Using illegally obtained evidence in the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Using illegally obtained evidence in the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Obtaining evidence for sport-relating disputes in a dubious way remains frequent in practice. In particular, parties often use such evidence in CAS. It follows from the applicable law, that relying on such evidence does not contradict public policy. On 10 January 2018 Fancy Bears’ Hack Team made public communication between International Olympic Committee (IOC) and World Anti-Doping […]

Belarusian law firm wins doping case in the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Belarusian law firm wins doping case in the Court of Arbitration for Sport

On 23 January 2017 the Court of Arbitration for Sport rendered an award on doping case CAS 2016/A/4708 Belarus Canoe Association & Belarusian Senior Men’s Canoe and Kayak team members v International Canoe Federation. The appeal filed by the Belarus Canoe Association (the “BCA“) and the Belarusian senior men’s canoe and kayak team members against the decision […]