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Additional Resources for Readers of An Advanced Introduction to Global Sports Law (Edgar Publishing)

This title is part of a prestigious series of short summaries by invited authors. Professor Steve Ross is honored to be among those selected. The book seeks to synthesize all of global sports law in under 140 pages. To explore issues in greater depth, a series of webinars are being recorded.

Webinar 1: Judicial Review and Governing Bodies

Reviewing chapter 1 of the Advanced Introduction, the structure of sports governing bodies, the unique nature of the US sports league commissioner, and the different concepts of deferential judicial review in the US and the UK were explored in a webinar recorded April 1, 2021, with Professor Ross' guests: Roy Eisenhardt, Lecturer in Law at Berkeley Law and former President of the Oakland A’s, and Jonathan Taylor QC, a prominent English sports solicitor who directs the sports practice at the global firm Bird & Bird, who will discuss the “supervisory review” of English sports governance.

Registration is required but there is no charge to view the recording. The recording is available at: https://psu.zoom.us/rec/share/RJSwwMuiV9e8YfOYtevL3ufmBlIOLE9FoUlbbNL_wgPIrcw9OYGdahgkGH6Cq52u.rs_3eoiSH_SuScXy

Webinar 2: The Mission of Sports Governing Boards

The second event focuses on the mission of governing boards. Guests for this event included Miguel Cardenal Carro, Professor of Law at Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid) and former Spanish Minister of State for Sport; and David Trodden, Author and CEO of the New South Wales Rugby League.

Registration is required but there is no charge to view the recording. The recording is available at: https://psu.zoom.us/rec/share/kIRkU2wsDZ3ECWRIEZ7JqC1sQP7YY16u7xyycI5_7YXJxVBlpin2eVPVaeF8j-7c.aHgW5_VJogw6yTss

Webinar 3: Regulation of Player Agents

The third event focused on the very different approaches to agent regulation in North America and the rest of the world. Guests included Doug Allen, Retired Professor from Practice in Labor & Employment Relations at Penn State, formerly Deputy Executive Director of the NFL Players Association and Executive Director of the Screen Actors Guild, and James Kitching, Director of Football Regulatory at FIFA.

Registration is required but there is no fee to view the recording. The recording is available at: https://psu.zoom.us/rec/play/KqdUyctHaiDjTch8fIo-aIXlnhOZq6NUtHf442zaNdSJ1dlN7LsXgBXMog3206dPtUYmqO9aicBbFxDR.n5Z-iaYkQjCzVHOd?continueMode=true