10-11 May 2019,

Madrid Bar Association, Madrid

This two-day conference is focussed on the multiple issues around the new regulations on the status and transfer of players (RTSP) and what they mean for the transfer market and  second day to the specific legal issues related to the fast growing world of e-sport and the legal and other challenges to be faced by the ‘traditional  sport’ community.


The venue will be at the prestigious Madrid Bar Association headquarters. in Madrid, Spain with a Gala Dinner to be held at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.


This is a unique opportunity to participate in a seminar composed of presentations and round tables with leading stakeholders and practitioners from the governing bodies and stakeholders. There will also be the  networking opportunity to meet colleagues from all around the world in one of the centres of world sport, Madrid.

Please note, delegate places at the Madrid Bar Association are limited by the size of the conference room so early registration is advised.

EARLY BIRD PRICE €295 +IVA (€356.95)

Confirmed Speakers:

More names to be released March 25. See Schedule for current released list.

Programme topics:

Day 1:

Recent Amendments to the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP)

Just Cause, Termination due to outstanding salaries and consequences of termination without just cause.

The  restrictions on the contractual freedom of the parties, Execution of monetary decisions – new powers to the Dispute Committee

The Social Dialogue and the Introduction of Collective Bargaining Powers into the RSTP

Panel: The challenges faced by all the stakeholders (clubs & players) following the reforms based on the social dialogue & the amendments to the RSTP

The Football Stakeholders Committee – The reform package of the transfer system

Three stakeholders, three perspectives: FIFA – FIFPRO – ECA

Day 2 

The Future of Sport – The evolution of e-Sport and the momentous challenges for Sport  Law

E-Sport; a presentation of the evolution and development up to date

E-sport and its incorporation in the International existing structure of Sport governance.

E-sport & Doping, – E-sport & Match Fixing: does the legal framework need to be amended?

The real life of an E-gamer

Click on Schedule to get full programme


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