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Sports technology and media

2019 is shaping up to be a highly significant year off the pitch, particularly in the worlds of sports technology and media. A number of key future developments will have massive implications on the manner in which audiences consume sport, and how industry revenues will be generated. We asked a wide range of clients, industry friends and colleagues to gaze into the future and predict what lies ahead for the remainder of the year. This is what they see…

Julian Moore joins Mills & Reeve as Head of London Sports Team

We are delighted to announce that Julian Moore has joined the Mills & Reeve London office, as the head of the London sports team. Julian is a highly-experienced commercial sports lawyer who focuses, in particular, on media, sponsorship and other sports rights. He acts for a wide range of clients across the sector, both domestically and internationally, and in a number of sports, including football, horse racing, cycling, cricket and golf.

GDPR: Getting Data Protection Right (Part 1 - Lawful Processing)

With just 3 months to go until the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, it’s critical that your organisation acts now to ready itself for the new rules. In a series of 5 blog posts, our data protection experts Paul Knight, Sarah Whyman and Ed Hadcock explain what you need to know and identify some practical steps to take to become GDPR ready. 

Sports Facilities: impact of Financial Fair Play Regulations

In a series of 4 blog posts, Chris Pike of Mills & Reeve’s Real Estate team will explore what football clubs and other sporting organisations should consider in relation to maximising the commercial value of their facilities (e.g. their stadium). In this fourth and final post, Chris considers the impact of the UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations which seek to encourage football clubs to invest in facilities.

Sports Facilities - Factors in Development: Maximising usage and user experience

In a series of 4 blog posts, Chris Pike of Mills & Reeve’s Real Estate team will explore what football clubs and other sporting organisations should consider in relation to maximising the commercial value of their facilities (e.g. their stadium). In this second post, Chris considers the optimal utilization of stadium capacity in enhancing the fan experience.