Lopes da Costa & Associados has been acting on the Sports Law area for 15 years. Our partners are able to offer all services related to sports business.
The lawyer in charge has worked as a director of an important sports management entity.
We excel at defending and representing athletes, referees, clubs, companies, associations and sports federation.
Here are examples of services offered by us:
Legal consulting about sports rules, opinions, legislation applicable to sport, fitness statutes, regulations and procedures.
SPORTS BUSINESS LAW
Deployment of compliance programs and anti-corruption policies for sports organizations. Setting up sponsorship contracts, trademark licensing, sporting events broadcast contracts, contracts for economic rights, solidarity devices for clubs.
LABOR SPORTS LAW
Transfer of players, creation of work contracts and image rights.
DISCIPLINARY SPORTS LAW
Assistance against disciplinary measures and violations, representing athletes, officials, referees and associations on trials.
We operate in doping cases involving athletes of any sport. We are experts in defending players in local courts and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS/TAS).
SPORTS TAX LAW
Consulting on taxation of sports tax revenues, exemptions, immunities, incentives, foreign exchange rules, taxation of athletes and sports entities.
We assist in the preparation, execution and accountability of the Piva Law projects, laws to encourage sports, agreements, terms of promotion and collaboration.
Lopes da Costa provides advice in creating employment contracts and labor agreements; reviews internal policies, performs audits, collective bargaining and advises on legal issues. We are structured to support administrative and judicial litigations.
Lopes da Costa acts in civil, business and consumer litigations before administrative and judicial entities. We specialize in litigations including those conducted in the highest courts.
Lopes da Costa & Associados operation in Administrative and Regulatory Law comprehends consulting and advisory services in procurement and administration contracts, acting before regulatory agencies and consortia, under agreements, management contracts and partnership terms (cooperation and development terms), as well as issues related to private nonprofit companies which have their own legal terms.