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On 24 and 25 April 2020 the 4th International sports law conference “Law and Sport” will take place at the Gazprom Arena Stadium in St. Petersburg. The conference is organized by SILA International Lawyers and FC Zenit.

For the first time our conference will be held in a two-day format.

In addition to the legal part, everyone is welcome to visit the RPL match between FC Zenit and FC Sochi, as well as to the guided tour of the Gazprom Arena stadium (included in the participation fee).

The following speakers have already confirmed their participation in the conference:

Emilio Garcia — FIFA Chief Legal Officer (Legal Director)

Jacques Blondin — FIFA Head of TMS

Sarah Solémalé — Fifa Member Association

Manfred Nan — Partner of De Kempenaer Advocaten, CAS arbitrator

José Luis Andrade — ECA General Counsel

Pavel Pivovarov — Executive Director of FC Zenit, member of FIFA DRC

Alexandre Zen-Ruffinen — Partner of SILA, Swiss office

Georgi Gradev — Partner of SILA, Bulgarian office

Mikhail Prokopets — Partner of SILA, Russian office

Yury Zaytsev — Partner of SILA, Russian office

Confirmation from several well-known speakers is also expected. The full program and schedule of the conference will be developed at the end of January after the settlement of all technical issues.

This conference is held every two years and has no parallel in Russia and the CIS. It is designed both for lawyers practicing in the field of sports law and for those who are interested in this topic, agents, lawyers of clubs, players’ unions, coaches, sports federations.

The conference will be conducted in Russian and English.

Participants will be offered simultaneous translation service.

Participation fee amounts 150 EUR. For early reservation before 15 February 2020 fee is 100 EUR.

Residents of the Russian Federation shall pay in RUB (at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation) on the invoice date.

Methods of payment:

  • Payment by card. Please tick the appropriate box in your registration form and we will send you a link for payment. The amount to be paid will be debited from your card in RUB. If your card is in another currency, the amount will be converted automatically.
  • Payment against invoice. We will draw an invoice with payment details and send it to the e-mail specified in your registration form.

Seats are limited.

The organizers of the conference reserve the right to reject any application in the absence of free seats.

We will be happy to meet you at our conference!

You can register by the link: https://forms.gle/eaGMUi2FjQaM68sf6

Links to our previous conferences: http://silalawyers.com/events-2/