Tag: conflict of interest
Demarcating a fine competitive balance: Exploring the monopolistic rationale of sports governing bodies in India (Part 1)
The business of sports is the ultimate competition. It is 7 x 24 x 365 x forever. Competition law and sports have always found themselves at interesting cross-roads. Starting from the landmark judgments in the Surinder Singh Barmi and Hockey India case to the recent Competition Commission of India orders pertaining to the All India Chess Federation and Athletic Federation, the competition law jurisprudence of sports in India has taken an interesting turn. Considering the importance of this issue, Rishika Mendiratta has given a detailed yet lucid analysis of competition law principles in sports administration.
By – Sudipto Hambir (2nd Year Student at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences) and Rishika Mendiratta (Founder and Managing Editor at KhelAdhikar) “You will be nearer to Heaven through football than through the study of the Gita.” –Swami Vivekanda The importance and impact of the beautiful game is transcendental. After the conclusion of the Under -17 FIFA World Cup and consistent efforts by India to catalyze the development of sport in the country, we are certainly headed in the right direction. Intermediaries play an indispensable role in the professional growth and development of the football in general and the athletes in particular. This necessitates an analysis of the regulatory framework governing them in the present times. Our Guest Contributor Sudipto Hambir and Managing Editor Rishika Mendiratta delve into the intricacies of the Intermediary Regulations as implemented in India and globally.