Sports law

VDE LEGAL has acquired recognised expertise in sports law. Our lawyers regularly assist public authorities, sports federations and clubs, players’ agents and professional and amateur sportsmen and women, in the context of legal consultations or disputes relating to sports law.

Our areas of expertise

Our field of action in sports law extends to European law, international law, state aid, professional training, tax law (direct and indirect taxes), intellectual property rights (sportspersons’ image rights, audiovisual rights, internet), employment law, company law, association law (clubs, national or international federations), mergers and acquisitions (commercial companies or associations), infrastructure financing, insurance and liability, contract law and sponsorship.
Our clients are private or public law entities. Sportsmen, associations or commercial companies.

Useful links

Legal information sites contains all Belgian legislation website of the legal journal Sport&Recht legal site on Belgian tax law official website of the Royal Belgian Football Association, contains a directory of safety legislation German website on sports law National Centre for Sports Law and Economics in France French legal information site on sports law Revue d’actualité juridique française (contains doctrine and case law on sports law)

Public authorities website of the Belgian federal government site of the French Community site of the Walloon Region website of the Brussels-Capital Region website of the European Union website of the Flemish Region on doping

General information sites on sport site of the Association interfédérale du sport francophone website of the Vlaamse Sportfederatie information site on sport in general information site on sport in general

Other interesting sites Centre for the Study of Political Life of the Free University of Brussels Official site of the Association Interfédérale du Sport Francophone – Infosport : EDITIONS LARCIER

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