RISE International Sports has extensive experience with international sports issues including: negotiating and drafting contracts for international coaches and athletes, sports eligibility and disputes related to sports doping and amateur sports status, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) at the Court of Arbitration for Sport and the Basketball Arbitration Tribunal, negotiating international sponsorship and licensing agreements, media contracts and intellectual property agreements.
Our sports practice includes comprehensive services for clients involved in all aspects of international and Olympic Competition. RISE has represented athletes, coaches, agents, and other individuals and entities involved in disputes within the Court of Arbitration for Sport, The Basketball Arbitration Tribunal and other international alternative disputes tribunals.
As the World Anti-Doping Code and other international rules and regulations increasing scrutinize athletes behavior both on and off the filed of play, RISE helps its clients develop and administer programs to ensure compliance with the rapidly evolving legislation and anti-doping codes, without losing sight of their primary athletic mission. When allegations of infractions arise, including eligibility and international player issues, we represent athletes during the investigation process and in administrative proceedings. RISE is also experienced with Therapeutic Use Exemptions and other eligibility saving practices.