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Maître Christophe BERTRAND is questioned in the newspaper L'Equipe on the reasons for the early breach for a serious misconduct of the fixed-term contract of professional football player of Mr. Robert MAAH, attacker of GFC Ajaccio.
Added on, Monday, October 16 2017 15: 02
Maître Jean-Jacques BERTRAND spoke on Friday 29 September on the reasons for the referral of the legal commission of the LFP.
Added on, Monday, October 02 2017 11: 34
As every year, the magazine "Decision makers: Strategy Finance Law" published its ranking of the best law firms in Sports Law.
Added on, Friday September 29 2017 16: 04
Jean-Jacques BERTRAND on Monday 4 September 2017 on the situation of Hatem Ben Arfa at the PSG in the broadcast Team Duga on Radio RMC.
Added on, Tuesday, September 05 2017 12: 00
The Cabinet Bertrand & Associé is integrated in the 2017 version of Who'sWhoLegal.
Added on, Friday August 11 2017 18: 20
Maître Jean-Jacques Bertrand was the guest of the show "Le téléphone sonne" on Friday 4 August 2017 on France Inter to talk about the transfer of Neymar to PSG.
Added on, Monday, August 07 2017 11: 21
Soccer - Luzenac The general manager spoke before the passage of the club ariégeois before the court Tuesday.
Added on, Friday, April 21 2017 12: 16
The Sportmag magazine portrays Mr. Jean-Jacques Bertrand in its latest issue February 2017. In 70 years, Jean-Jacques Bertrand is one of the first lawyers to specialize in sports law. Forty years later, it stands for a portrait of us a particular profession, but now essential for athletes.
Added on, Tuesday February 14 2017 12: 17
Mr. Christophe Bertrand was interviewed by the newspaper Libération about a Swedish hockey player prosecuted nearly two years after the fact. A parallel with French law was made.
Added on, Wednesday, February 08 2017 14: 23
Mr. Christophe Bertrand was interviewed in the weekly Marianne about "Football Leaks". Find below its intervention.
Added on, Friday January 06 2017 11: 12
Maître Jean-Jacques Bertrand, interviewed in the 7 | 9 France Info on the case of "Football Leaks" and the entourage of professional football players.
Added on, Wednesday, December 14 2016 10: 45
The newspaper L'Equipe investigated the player's entourage of Paris Saint-Germain, Hatem Ben Arfa, including Mr. Jean-Jacques Bertrand, who is the lawyer.
Added on, Tuesday, November 08 2016 10: 50

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National Assembly: proposal for a law on the taxation of transfers of professional athletes

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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 ...

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Sport Code: amendment of the provisions of the regulatory part

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

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

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

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Doping: CAS rejects appeal of Russian athlete Tatyana Chernova

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

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The Palestinian Football Federation seizes the CAS against FIFA

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

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

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

May 03, 2017
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Football: Pele case, mandatory referral to the LFP prior breach of contract for unfitness

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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

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

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List of substances and methods whose detention is prohibited by sports

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

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New disciplinary regulations for the French Football Federation

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