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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.
Added on, Monday November 28 2016 11: 14
Bertrand Cabinet is pleased to be able to attend the club SU Dives-Cabourg and its employees (players and administrative) and to have contributed to the reinstatement of the Club of France Amateur Championship (CFA 2).
Added on, Tuesday, September 20 2016 15: 57
Christophe and Jean-Jacques Bertrand masters were re-elected to the Executive Committee of the International Association of Lawyers of Football at the General Assembly in September 6 2016 in Paris.
Added on, Wednesday, September 07 2016 11: 01
Master Jean-Jacques Bertrand and Christophe are present in Lausanne for 6ème Court of Arbitration for Sport Conference.
Added on, Friday September 02 2016 10: 44

latest articles in sports law


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).

Football: confirmation of demotion of Sporting Club Bastia in National 1

July 28, 2017
According to a press release, the Paris Administrative Court announced that the judge hearing the application refused the request of the Corsican club by order of 27 July 2017. The SC Bastia is therefore ...

[Update] [News of the World] FIFA lifts suspension of Sudan Football Federation

July 27, 2017
FIFA announced, on 7 July 2017, to have suspended the Sudanese Football Federation (SFA) for interference from the Sudanese state. In Mexico, the national coach is suspended 6 matches by ...

Doping: CAS rejects appeal of Russian athlete Tatyana Chernova

July 19, 2017
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on 18 July 2017 that it had rendered its decision in the arbitration procedure between Russian athlete Tatyana Chernova (heptathlon) and the International Association of ...

Basketball: FIBA ​​partially raises suspension from Brazil and warns Mexico

Jul 27, 2017
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced, on 21 June 2017, that its Executive Committee decided to lift, under certain conditions, the suspension that affects the Brazilian federation ...

The Palestinian Football Federation seizes the CAS against FIFA

Jul 19, 2017
The Court of Arbitration for Sport registered an appeal filed by the Football Federation of FIFA (13 June 2017) against the decision taken by FIFA at its 67 Congress, 11 ...

[News of the World] Anti-doping controls do not infringe right to privacy

Jul 07, 2017
According to a ruling of 6 June 2017, the Spanish Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by athlete Marta Domínguez against the IAAF and considered that the anti-doping tests do not undermine the ...

Football: TAS confirms the transfer ban of Atletico Madrid for violation of FIFA rules for the ...

Jul 01, 2017
The Court of Arbitration for Sport issued its decision, the 1er June 2017, in the arbitration procedure between Atlético Madrid and the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) following the ...

First step for the creation of an independent Doping Control Authority

May 29, 2017
The Board of Trustees of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) convenes the 18 May 2017 has taken several measures on a number of Agency priorities including adoption of the principles ...

eSports: Publication of the decree on the status of professional players employed video game

May 11, 2017
The Official Journal of 10 May 2017 also allowed the publication of a second decree on the eSport. Decree No. 2017-872 from 9 May 2017 was he on the status of professional players ...

eSports: new Decree on the organization of video game competitions

May 10, 2017
Decree No. 2017-871 from 9 May 2017 (published in OJ 10 May 2017) clarifies the conditions for the exercise relating to the organization of video game competitions under the Act for a ...

Publication of the health questionnaire for delivery of the sports license

May 05, 2017
As mentioned in a previous article, a Decree of August 24 2016 has introduced new provisions in the Code of sport in regard to certificate requirements ...

[News of the World] The CAS reduced the sanctions imposed by the Mexican Football Federation

May 03, 2017
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced the sanctions imposed by the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) against two players. In Spain, the National Commission for Markets and ...

Football: Pele case, mandatory referral to the LFP prior breach of contract for unfitness

April 24, 2017
According to a judgment of April 21 2017, the Toulouse Court of Appeal recognizes merits the main argument raised by Jean-Jacques BERTRAND, counsel for Mr. Yohann PELE in this ...

Rugby NRL / FFR deferred matches: the Council of State ruled in the National Rugby League

April 13, 2017
The State Council suspended by a decision of April 12 2017, the decision by the French Rugby Federation had canceled the postponement of the French stage matches and the 92 18 Racing ...

Rugby NRL / FFR deferred matches: the Council of State incompetent

April 05, 2017
The use of the National Rugby League (NRL) against the decision of the French Rugby Federation (FFR) canceling the postponement of the French stage matches and Racing Metro 92 18 of March will ...

List of substances and methods whose detention is prohibited by sports

April 04, 2017
An order of February 21 2017 came determine the list of substances and methods whose detention by the athlete is prohibited under Article L. 232-26 of the Code ...

Poker earnings of a professional player are taxable as non-commercial profits

March 29, 2017
The Administrative Court of Appeal of Paris has confirmed, in a judgment of February 7 2017, the gains of a professional poker player are taxable as non-profits ...

New disciplinary regulations for the French Football Federation

March 22, 2017
Held on March 17 2017 ordinary Federal Assembly, the FFF adopted its new disciplinary regulations applicable as of 2017 / 2018 season. It also adopted the amendment to the ...

"Muscler the game" of professional football: new Senate report

March 21, 2017
The March 17 2017, an information report LOZACH senators and KERN, on behalf of the Committee on Culture, Education and Communication, has been communicated. Entitled "Muscler the game ...
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