This note considers the CAS decision to uphold the lifting of the provisional suspension of Kamila Valieva, a 15 year old Russian figure skater. The provisional suspension had come at a critical time for the athlete, who was otherwise a favourite for a gold medal at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.
Author: Georgie Coleman
This article considers the AFL Appeal Board’s decision to impose a six match sanction of Toby Greene for intentional contact with an umpire, which the Tribunal had been satisfied was “aggressive, demonstrative and disrespectful”.
19 March will mark the one year anniversary of the National Sports Tribunal. This article examines the four decisions of the Tribunal to date.
Modified universalism: Full Federal Court protects the rights of a local creditor in a cross-border insolvency
The Full Federal Court has confirmed a “modified universalism” approach to cross-border insolvencies, and provided guidance on what is required for the “adequate protection” of rights of local creditors under the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency (‘Model Law’), as enacted in Australia by the Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008 (Cth).