Play On, the Morgan Sports Law Podcast, covers the latest issues in sports law and the business of sport. Each episode features leading sports industry figures, as well as experts from Morgan Sports Law. Morgan Sports Law is an international sports law firm.
EP6: World Rugby’s Governance Review | Dan Leo, Matt Toomua, Ben Cisneros
In this episode of the Play On podcast, we discuss World Rugby’s ongoing governance review, with a particular focus on the perspective of the Pacific Islands. Host, Tom Seamer is joined by Morgan Sports Law trainee, Ben Cisneros, Pacific Rugby Players Welfare CEO, Dan Leo and Australia rugby international, Matt Toomua to discuss their thoughts on how the governance review could be used to bring about change in the sport, globally.
EP5: (Spanish Audio) FIFA’s rules on TPO & TPI | Gema Barrasa, Patricia Rodríguez, Marco Amezcua
In this Spanish spoken episode, host and Morgan Sports Law associate Mario Flores Chemor is joined by Gema Barrasa, Head of Legal at Rayo Vallecano de Madrid, Patricia Rodriguez, CEO at Elche CF and Marco Amezcua, Senior Legal Counsel at FIFA’s Professional Football Department to discuss Articles 18bis and 18ter of the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players.
EP4: Sports Arbitration at the CAS | Jennifer Kirby, Andrew McDougall QC, William Sternheimer
In this episode, we discuss the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). In particular we explore various differences between commercial arbitration and sports law arbitration at the CAS. Host Tom Seamer is joined by former CAS Deputy Secretary General and partner of Morgan Sports Law, William Sternheimer, as well as by two current CAS arbitrators, Jennifer Kirby of Kirby Arbitration and Andrew McDougall QC of White & Case.
EP3: Olympic Charter Rule 50 – Part Two | Tianna Bartoletta, Brendan Schwab, Nii Anteson
Part Two of a two-part series on Rule 50.2 of the Olympic Charter. In this episode the panel discuss potential alternatives to Rule 50.2, whether such a rule is necessary at all, and what (if any) changes they foresee ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. Host and Morgan Sports Law barrister Tom Seamer is joined by Nii Anteson from our litigation team, Olympic Gold Medallist Tianna Bartoletta, and the Executive Director of the World Players Association, Brendan Schwab.
EP2: Olympic Charter Rule 50 – Part One | Tianna Bartoletta, Brendan Schwab, Nii Anteson
Part One of a two-part series on Rule 50.2 of the Olympic Charter, which prohibits athlete protests during the Olympic games. In this episode, host and Morgan Sports Law barrister Tom Seamer is joined by Nii Anteson from our litigation team, Olympic Gold Medallist Tianna Bartoletta, and the Executive Director of the World Players Association, Brendan Schwab to discuss Rule 50.2 in the context of recent athlete demonstrations in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
EP1: COVID-19 FIFA Guidelines | Alexandra Gómez Bruinewoud, Mario Flores Chemor, Omar Ongaro
In this episode we discuss FIFA’s latest COVID-19 regulatory guidelines (released on 11 June), which are designed to assist clubs, players, coaches and their representatives in navigating their way through the various employment contract issues that have arisen, and will arise, as a result of the pandemic.
Host and Morgan Sports Law barrister Tom Seamer is joined by Mario Flores Chemor from our Football Disputes team and external guest speakers Alexandra Gómez Bruinewoud, Senior Legal Counsel at FIFPRO, and Omar Ongaro, who is a football regulatory expert and Deputy Chairman of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber.