Leaders
Dallmeier

Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

Levy
FC Business Twitter
FC business Linked in
FC Business facebook
FC Business Youtube

European Forum to discuss fraud in football

Mon 13th Feb 2012 | Football Industry Events

Following the acquittal of all those involved in the Portsmouth tax evasion scandal, Soccerex has announced that Andrew Trollope, defending QC for the npower Championship club’s former CEO Peter Storrie, will be speaking at the forthcoming European Forum in a session entitled ‘Fraud, Law and Football’.

Trollope is a highly experienced practicing barrister specialising in business crime, regulatory, tax, money-laundering and asset recovery cases. He has represented clients in a number of high-profile cases, most recently Storrie’s, who was cleared of all charges. Trollope is a member of a number of committees concerned with major changes in international legal relations which impact the football world.

In a dedicated workshop Trollope will discuss key legal matters affecting the game today including the issue of match fixing. The session will also consider the new anti-corruption laws which are being implemented worldwide. Finally, Trollope will speak about the financial standing of football now that UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) policy outlaws some of the financial support provided by wealthy club benefactors. Duncan Revie, CEO of Soccerex, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming such an eminent speaker to Soccerex. Andrew’s knowledge of the football industry as seen from a legal perspective is second-to-none.”

In addition to ‘Fraud, Law and Football,’ the Soccerex conference will include content on UEFA’s player and coach development in the wake of FFP and the new Elite Player Performance Plan, and the ‘Art of Management,’ a presentation from one of Europe’s most successful managers. The Forum will also address the relationship between betting and football with consideration to the issue of match fixing, discuss club ownership and financial management with regard to FFP, debate the changing landscape of football sponsorship and look at the turbulent relationship between football and the media. This year’s European Forum will take place in Manchester from March 28-29. For full information about Soccerex and future Soccerex events please visit www.soccerex.com, call +44 (0)20 8742 7100 or email enquiry@soccerex.com.

http://www.buttonshut.com http://www.buttonshut.com http://www.buttonshut.com

 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

RETURN TO LATEST NEWS SECTION

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FCBUSINESS RSS FEED

If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us –agourley@fcbusiness.co.uk or ryan@fcbusiness.co.uk

Add to: Google Google | Yahoo Yahoo | Live Live | del.icio.us del.icio | Digg Digg |

Related Articles

Leaders Launches Week Of Events In London

Thu 6th Apr 2017 | Football Industry Events

Leaders, the largest premium conference and publishing business in sport which connects senior sports executives worldwide, has launched Leaders Week, a week-long series of thought leadership events...

Football Transfer Forum Launched

Wed 5th Apr 2017 | Football Industry Events

Football clubs and agents will gather at Middlesbrough FC's Riverside Stadium for the Football Transfer Forum later this month. The high quality networking event takes place prior to the summer 2017...

European Healthy Stadia Conference Programme Launched

Thu 30th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

Sports Leaders, Health Professionals and CSR Practitioners Gather at Emirates Stadium this April for European Healthy Stadia Conference 2017. The full programme of speakers has now been released for...

First Edition Of Technology & Academies Hailed A Success

Thu 30th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

#TecnologíayCantera17 completed its first edition with a record of attendance in an unbeatable environment at the WiZink Center in Madrid. With experts from clubs, leagues and innovation...