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The press announced the positive control of a volleyball player member of the Russian team that beat France team at the last Olympic Qualifying Tournament. But as journalists, the positive test may result in disqualification of the Russian team. What are the regulations of the International Federation of Volleyball in the matter? And what about for the other major team sports?
Added on, Thursday March 10 2016 12: 07
Following our study of sporting nationality (of football) with this second episode about rugby. World Rugby, formerly International Rugby Board, is the international body that manages the Rugby Union and Rugby Sevens. It also defines the rules and organizing major tournaments. So in the manual Rugby World to look for the rules on sporting nationality in Rugby.
Added on, Wednesday, February 04 2015 12: 30
The presence of the Qatar team in the final of Handball World Championship highlighted the regulation of the International Handball Federation concerning the possibility for a sport to change national team. What about in other sports? See this week our study on the regulations of the major sports. First episode with football. (See also our article on Rugby)
Added on, Tuesday February 03 2015 12: 08
Sports news is currently focused on the business of paris surrounding the France championship meeting Handball Cesson-Montpellier. In this case, the players involved in those sports paris risk disciplinary sanctions. And if a similar case occurred in football? Legal analysis of the situation.
Added on, Monday, October 08 2012 18: 28
During the presidential campaign 2012, François Hollande has proposed introducing a tax rate to 75% for income above the threshold of one million euros. In practice, what are the implications of such a measure and there are mechanisms to limit the impact?
Added on, Wednesday, June 13 2012 18: 00
Recent news of the Court of Cassation gives us the opportunity to review the legal and jurisprudential evolution of the concept of civil liability (due to things and vicarious) since the judgment of November 4 2010.
Added on, Friday May 04 2012 14: 24
sports agent sports agent or lawyer? Two activities to differentiate ... Indeed, the essence of the sports agent business is to "liaise" interested parties (player, coach, club, sports organizations) the conclusion of a contract concerning paid to exercise a sport. That of the lawyer is to defend the interests of his client. As a sports agent, he assists, represents and negotiates on behalf of parties interested in the conclusion of such a contract.
Added on, Monday March 26 2012 16: 19
Monday November 14 2011, NBA players, through their union representatives, decided to postpone the latest offer by the owners. David Stern, the commissioner of the NBA, speaks "nuclear winter" for the league with the probable cancellation of the season in its entirety. 3 questions / answers to better understand the situation.
Added on, Wednesday, November 16 2011 13: 29
American football leagues (NFL), and basketball (NBA) in the United States, football leagues in Spain (Liga) and Italy (Series A) were this summer, field challenges by sports .
Added on, Monday, September 12 2011 13: 58
The legislature should authorize a new case of early termination of fixed-term contracts: physical incapacity of the employee noticed by the occupational physician. The bill was finally adopted and published on May 18 2011 in OJ. So it becomes the law of 2011 525-17 May 2011. It is applicable from the 19 May
Added on, Monday, June 20 2011 13: 42
A new device has come simplify identity theft offense. The Act of March 14 2011 orientation and programming for the performance and internal security, said LOPPSI 2 Act, has considerably strengthen the protection of citizens, particularly in the face of identity theft electronically.
Added on, Monday, June 20 2011 12: 12

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November 16, 2017
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Promise to hire sportsmen: the will of the parties as a determining criterion retained by the Court of Cassation

October 30, 2017
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Update - National Assembly: proposed law on transfer taxation of professional athletes

October 19, 2017
The 3 October 2017, a draft law "to introduce a tax on transfers of professional sportsmen" was registered to the Presidency of the National Assembly.

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