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At the forefront of sports law

The sports sector is evolving constantly through its growing regulatory framework and applicable legislation. Our long-standing expertise in this sector gives us an unrivalled insight into the issues that the sector is currently facing.

ALTIUS has been at the forefront of sports law for almost two decades. Sports’ stakeholders, both in Belgium and abroad, regard us as a clear market leader. The practice boasts a team of 6 lawyers and is a respected authority in the Benelux. Our immersion in this sector allows us to fully understand the various aspects of national and international sports governing bodies’ regulations and their specific dispute resolution mechanisms.

Across sports sectors, we advise and assist some of the world’s most high-profile clubs, athletes and sports governing bodies, at both the national and the international level.

In addition, our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to set up project teams with broad legal expertise to handle specific cases or issues related to the sports industry.

A taste of our experience:

CONTRACTS

  • Contracts for athletes, intermediaries, clubs, investors, sponsors, etc.
  • Hiring and firing, including transfer negotiations
  • Smart remuneration strategies

DISPUTES

  • Disciplinary matters
  • Dispute resolutions at both national and international level
  • Reputation management

CORPORATE

  • Club takeovers
  • Licensing and regulatory
  • Financing
  • IP
  • Image rights
  • Ambush marketing

COMMERCIAL

  • Broadcasting and publishing
  • Sports infrastructure
  • Competition law

TAX

  • All domains of (cross-border) taxation
  • Estate and asset planning
  • Valuations

SPORTS 2.0

  • Data analytics and GDPR
  • eSports
  • Social Media

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