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The Honduras Section of the Spanish Arbitration Association gave us the opportunity to speak about sports law as a cross-cutting area of the law and the particularities of dispute resolutions in the sports industryJose Paez Romero
In the presentation we gave at the monthly meeting of the Honduras Section of the Spanish Arbitration Association (to which you can find the link below), we set out our views on sports law as a cross-cutting area of the law and the particularities of dispute resolutions in the sports industry. Presentation (in Spanish language)
The Spanish FA claims it is responsible for marketing the rights, while the Association of Women’s Football Clubs (ACFF) is arguing that it is eligible to do so on behalf of the clubs. The two bodies have exchanged strongly-worded statements after it emerged that the ACFF had issued a tender document concerning broadcast rights to [...]
DAZN will be the new home to the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague from the 2019/20 season through to the 2022/23 season. DAZN has also been awarded the rights to broadcast live matches and clips for the next four seasons of the 7DAYS EuroCup. Read the news
Deal to broadcast on streaming Spanish Second B Division and Third Division football matchesJose Paez Romero
The Spanish FA and streaming platform Footers sign an unprecedented deal to help give Second B Division and Third Division football more visibility. Read the news (in Spanish)
LaLiga publishes the tender conditions for football broadcasting rights. The newness is the elimination of the clauses “anti-operators”Jose Paez Romero
On Monday, May 28th, LaLiga published the tender conditions for the commercialization of audiovisual rights for the seasons 2019/2020 to 2021/2022; eliminating the "anti-operators" clauses. Read the news (in Spanish).
On Monday, May 28th, most part of the Ligue-1 TV rights were assigned to Mediapro for the period 2020-2024. The overall price exceeded Euro 1,150 million. Read the news (in Spanish).
LaLiga announces that the promotion ‘playoffs’ to the Second division will be retransmitted via Mediapro and BeIn LaLigaJose Paez Romero
On Saturday, May 12th, the president of LaLiga, Javier Tebas, announced that LaLiga and the RFEF had reached an agreement so that the promotion playoffs could be retransmitted directly via LaLiga 123 TV and BeIn LaLiga. Read the news (in Spanish)
The General Directorate for Gambling (GDG) closes the public consultation preceding the planned widening of the legal framework of gambling regulations. Objective: adapt the ministerial orders to the current context; in particular, with a focus on the prevention and fight against fraud in betting on sports competitions or other events such as eSports Jose Paez Romero
On Wednesday May 9, the General Directorate for Gambling (DGOJ) closed a public consultation through its web portal related to the expansion of the regulatory framework regarding the Law on Gambling Regulation. The objective of this consultation is to prevent fraud in betting on sports competitions or other events. Read the news (in Spanish)
Even though it is unlikely to see a war between Spanish TVs, Amazon, Netflix, and other OTT operators over football broadcasting rights, LaLiga shouldn´t have any problems to replace the lack of appetite shown by Movistar, Vodafone, etc. Jose Paez Romero
On Tuesday, May 1st, the agency S&P Global Rating, affirmed that a war between traditional Tv channels and Amazon or Netflix for acquiring the European league football rights, is a remote possibility. Read the news (in Spanish) Read the news (in Spanish)