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The firm Bertrand & Associé welcomes the release of the novel "Dreamcatcher" which takes place partly in the world of a law firm specializing in sports law.
Added on, Tuesday December 05 2017 09: 37
Official press release of the General Association of Jockeys of Galop in France following the meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture of 22 November 2017 concerning the respect of their social status.
Added on, Friday November 24 2017 12: 16
Mr. Christophe BERTRAND will speak at the 2017 International Campus organized 13 and 14 November 2017 in Madrid, Spain.
Added on, Wednesday, November 08 2017 10: 52
The Cabinet Bertrand continues to expand internationally. Indeed, Maître François GLEVAREC is registered with the Bar of Quebec - Section Montreal since 15 September 2017.
Added on, Thursday October 05 2017 16: 41
Masters Jean-Jacques and Christophe BERTRAND, respectively Vice-President and Treasurer of the International Association of Football Lawyers attend the Annual Congress in Kiev, Ukraine.
Added on, Monday, September 18 2017 15: 44
The International Association of Football Lawyers is organizing the Fifth Annual Congress of the 18 and 19 September 2017 in Kiev (Ukraine). The Congress will be held at the Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv.
Added on, Friday September 08 2017 11: 33
Adèle CUEL, a lawyer in sports law, has replaced Thierry BARDAUD since his appointment as Director of the Malakoff sports club (Union Sportive Municipale de Malakoff, USMM).
Added on, Thursday, September 07 2017 10: 51
Cabinet Bertrand is pleased to have been able to assist Bryson Pope, French basketball player playing at the Club de Caen BC, in order to obtain his status as a Locally Trained Player (JFL) for the first season of the Club Normand en ProB.
Added on, Wednesday, August 30 2017 13: 58
Cabinet Bertrand is pleased to have been able to assist the Association Orchies Douai Futsal Club in its dispute with the Fédération Française de Football (FFF) and to have contributed to the reinstatement of the Club in the French Championship of 2ème Division.
Added on, Friday August 11 2017 11: 40
The firm Bertrand & Associé is looking for a full-time lawyer (H / F), holder of an 2 Master in Sports Law.
Added on, Wednesday, July 12 2017 12: 14
Cabinet Bertrand and his team present their best wishes for the new year.
Added on, Tuesday January 03 2017 17: 51
Welcome to the new Cabinet Bertrand Site.
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International Sport Forum - 2th Edition - The Challenges of 2018 Sport

February 20, 2018
The 21, 22 and 23 March 2018, the 2th edition of the International Sport Forum is organized in Limoges, Ester Technopole, to analyze the major issues of the world of sport.

Football, finance and the law - Financial regulation in professional football

February 16, 2018
The 2 and 3 March 2018, will be held in Liege (Belgium) a conference on the issues of financial regulation in professional football.

PyeongChang Olympics: TAS rejects appeal of Russian athletes and coaches

February 09, 2018
The 1er February 2018, the Court of Arbitration for Sport had canceled the sanctions pronounced by the International Olympic Committee with regard to 28 Russian athletes suspected of having benefited from the system ...

Constitutional Council: the absence of separation of the functions of prosecution and judgment of the AFLD is contrary to ...

February 02, 2018
According to decision of 2 February 2018 (No. 2017-688), the Constitutional Council, seized of a priority question of constitutionality (QPC), declared the article L. 232-22 3 ° of the Code of the sport contrary to ...

Olympic Winter Games: Opening of the Ad hoc Arbitration Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport

January 31, 2017
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has opened its Ad Hoc Arbitration Division for the 9 Pyeongchang Olympics at 25 February 2018.

6th AIAF Congress in Lausanne - Footballers' Contracts Making them & Breaking them

January 31, 2017
The International Association of Football Lawyers organizes the sixth edition of its Annual Congress 18 and 19 September 2018 in Lausanne (SWITZERLAND). The Congress will be held at the Olympic Museum.

SportColl Forum, 2th Edition, 6 - 8 February 2018

January 31, 2017
The SportColl Forum will be held from 6 at 8 February to the South of France Arena in Montpellier.

SIGA Sport Integrity Forum - Rome - 30 January 2018

January 31, 2017
The 3th edition of the SIGA Sport Integrity Forum will be held on 30 January 2018 in Rome. The Forum will address, among others, the following topics: sport corruption, club ownership, ...

According to the ECHR, the location system for athletes does not violate article 8 of the CESDH

January 31, 2017
The European Court of Human Rights estimates, in a judgment n ° 48151 / 11, dated 18 January 2018, that the French State, by imposing a system of localization to the sportsmen, does not violate ...

Update - Council of Europe: MP Anne BRASSEUR's report on the governance of FIFA

January 31, 2017
Anne Brasseur, MEP, delivered a report on "Good governance in football" on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

E-sport: the government delivers the first approvals

January 31, 2017
5 January 2018, the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Secretary of State for Digital approved the companies GamersOrigin, LDLC Event and Olympique Lyonnais for the employment of ...

European Commission: IPU sanctioned for anti-competitive practices

January 31, 2017
8 December 2017, the European Commission has decided that the eligibility rules of the International Skating Union (IPU) or International Skating Union (ISU) that provide for severe penalties ...

National Assembly: adoption of the draft "Olympic Law"

December 22, 2017
On Wednesday 20 December 2017, the deputies voted by a large majority the adoption of the bill "relating to the organization of the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024" which will regulate the Games ...

National Assembly: rejection of the proposed law on the taxation of transfers of professional athletes

December 07, 2017
Following the adoption of a motion for prior rejection, the National Assembly rejected today, 07 December 2017, the proposed law "to introduce a tax on transfers of athletes ...

CoSMoS: Finalization of the package-day agreement for non-managerial employees in the sports sector

November 16, 2017
The 3 November 2017, CoSMoS, in partnership with the trade unions, finalized the draft agreement authorizing package-days for non-managerial staff of the sports sector.

E-sport: the new employment contract for professional players

November 10, 2017
E-sport was enshrined in the Law for a Digital Republic No. 2016-1321 of 7 October 2016. The law provides a specific legal framework concerning fixed-term employment contracts ...

Football: FIFPro and FIFA sign agreement on transfers of professional footballers

November 08, 2017
Monday 6 November 2017, FIFPro (International Federation of Professional Footballers) signed two agreements with FIFA recognizing football players new guarantees in the ...

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

October 30, 2017
The Social Chamber of the Court of Cassation, by two judgments dated 21 September 2017 (No. 16-20103 and No. 16-20104), specified the respective definitions of the offer and the unilateral promise of ...

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.

Online sports betting: the FJD condemned

October 13, 2017
By a decision no. 15 / 04295 dated 25 April 2017, the Court of First Instance of Paris condemned the French Games (FdJ) to the payment of the gains to the benefit of a bettor. Indeed, the error on ...

E-sport: the legal framework for competitions

October 09, 2017
While the PSG qualified its team of Rocket League for the World, the Secretary of State for the digital, Mounir Mahjoubi, announced, in Rennes, the 3 October 2017, wanting to develop e-sport in ...

NRL: new rules on soliciting a Rugby player under contract

September 25, 2017
The National Rugby League (NRL) Steering Committee - which runs the Top 14 and the Pro D2 - decided, on 19 September 2017, to supervise the solicitations of players and coaches under contract.

Sport Code: amendment of the provisions of the regulatory part

September 01, 2017
Decree No. 2017-1269 of 9 August 2017 (published in the OJ of 11 August 2017) simplifies, updates and corrects various provisions of the regulatory part of the code of sport. A decree of the 24 August 2017 ...

Doping: confirmation of an AFLD sanction against a coach who opposed the swimmer's check

Aug 28, 2017
The Council of State, by order of the 25 August 2017, rejects the application for interim measures of a swimming coach suspended by the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) on the grounds of ...

Football: Towards a major change of rules in the United States?

Aug 09, 2017
The Miami Club said it had appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in order to compel the US Soccer Federation (USSF) to introduce the system of ...

WADA publishes roadmap for compliance with RUSADA World Anti-Doping Code

Aug 03, 2017
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2 August 2017 Roadmap for Compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA).
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