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Verdict: guilty. Criminal law applies to match-fixing

Match-fixing has been the focus of the sport policy agenda over recent months. Betting scandals, sportsmen in the dock, ongoing investigations on the manipulation of sport results[1] but also the determination of betting and sport organisations to fight against this cancer have splashed across the headlines during past months. At  policy level, the Council of Europe … Continued

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Premier League EU Court’s decision set new limit to contractual freedom in copyright

In its awaited decision on the Premier League case rendered on 4 October the EU Court of Justice has concluded the following: 1. The sale, import or use of conditional access devices cannot be restricted unless the devices are illicit. 2. The restriction of the freedom of services can be justified by the protection of … Continued