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Fri, November 05, 2021

Sport Resolutions Online Discussion in association with Winston Strawn LLP

Sport Resolutions Online Discussion in association with Winston Strawn LLP

We are delighted to announce that an online discussion will take place on Tuesday 7th December 2021 in association with Winston & Strawn LLP where we will be covering two major topics.

The event will take place via Zoom webinar consisting of two sessions spread over an afternoon. The sessions will be chaired by a respected sports presenter and will start at 2pm UK time to accommodate different time zones.

TOPICS

Session 1 - Review of the College Athletes US Supreme Court judgment

The online discussion will kick off with the first session on the College Athletes US Supreme Court judgment (NCAA anti-trust lawsuit) where Jeffrey Kessler, Co-Executive Chair of Winston & Strawn LLP and the lead counsel representing athletes in the NCAA scholarship antitrust class-action lawsuit, will set out the issues and the findings, and will assess its relevance in other sports, countries, and jurisdiction. Please click here for more details. 

Session 2 - Transgender Athlete Rights 

In the second session our speakers David Grevemberg (Chief Innovation and Partnerships Officer at the Centre for Sport and Human Rights), Dr Emma Hilton (a developmental biologist at the University of Manchester), Dr Nicola Williams (a research scientist specialising in human biology and spokeswoman for Fair Play For Women), and Joanna Harper (a visiting fellow for transgender athletic performance at Loughborough University) will discuss transgender athletes’ rights from different perspectives such as human rights, legal, scientific, and sociological. The session will cover how these issues are being addressed, and what solutions may be available. Please click here for more details. 

Each discussion will have a Q&A session where attendees can pose their questions online via the Zoom webinar platform.

Event Programme

  • 14.00 – 14.05 Welcome
  • 14.05 – 15.00 Review of the College Athletes US Supreme Court judgment (the NCAA antitrust case)
  • 15.00 – 15.10 Coffee break
  • 15.10 – 16.30 Transgender Athletes’ Rights

Tickets for the Sport Resolutions Online Discussion in association with Winston & Strawn LLP will be priced at £20 and are available now.

Please note that the recording of the sessions will not be made available for public viewing.

 

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