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Sports and Entertainment Law

FABARA & COMPAÑIA ABOGADOS provides legal advisory services in all aspects related to sport and entertainment, advising athletes, artists and entities operating in these sectors. With a team with specialized knowledge in these branches and with the multidisciplinary support of the firm, we provide personalized and quality advice to our clients, especially in the following areas:

1.- Sports and Entertainment Entities:

  • Corporate advice for the analysis, design and constitution of legal vehicles for the administration of sports and entertainment entities (companies, trusts, civil societies, among others).
  • Registration and protection of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, distinctive signs, image rights, television rights and protection against piracy and ambush.
  • Tax advice on tax compliance, planning and tax optimization through the design of efficient structures.
  • Advice to sports entities on good governance rules for the implementation of administration and control mechanisms, especially in the management bodies.
  • Compliance with the legislation of fair and free competition, especially on the Organic Law of Regulation and Control of Market Power.
  • General legal advice for new projects and start – ups, especially those related to new technologies, e – sports, websites, video games, mobile applications, among others.

2.- Athletes and artists:

  • Tax advice to athletes and artists in the fulfillment of tax obligations, planning and tax optimization through the design of efficient structures.
  • Contractual advice to sportsmen and artists in the conclusion of sponsorship contracts; contracts for the assignment of intellectual property; contracts with agents or representatives; merchandising contracts; contracts for the management and operation of sports facilities; among other contracts.
  • Advice on conflict resolution before the ordinary courts; disciplinary procedures before Federations and national or international mediations and arbitrations, especially before the Center of the Chamber of Mediation and Dispute Resolution of the FEF and the TAS.
  • Labor advice to sportsmen and artists in the celebration or extinction of labor contracts.
  • Registration and protection of intellectual property rights, especially trademarks, distinctive signs, image rights and protection against piracy.
  • Provision of migratory advisory services in obtaining the most convenient migratory category and naturalization of foreigners.

3.- Organizers of large events:

  • In addition to the advice focused on sports and entertainment entities, we will advise the organizers of large events in the following areas:
    • Elaboration and negotiation of headquarters contracts for the celebration of the event.
    • Regulatory advice to obtain the necessary permits for the celebration of the event.
    • Advice on the drafting of guarantees and insurance.
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