Péter Rippel-Szabó has more than six years of experience working in an international environment and specialises in commercial, corporate and sports matters. He advises market-leading companies from, inter alia, the media, sports, IT and energy sectors on commercial agreements such as contracts for work and services, assignment, lease, supply and various sports-related agreements; corporate housekeeping and M&A; and real estate transactions, as well as exploitation of sports rights, both in English and German. Dr Rippel-Szabó graduated from the University of Pécs and also studied at the University of Trier in the Erasmus scholarship programme. In 2008/2009, he obtained a Master of Laws degree (LLM) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, where, as a DAAD scholarship holder, he studied German law and sports law. Currently, Dr Rippel-Szabó is working on his doctoral thesis at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He co-authored the textbook Sports Law II (Budapest 2011) and his articles on sports law are regularly published in prestigious law journals and on prominent websites. Dr Rippel-Szabó is often invited to speak at national and international conferences and lectures on sports law, and he acted as the national correspondent for Hungary in the preparation of the EU studies on sports organisers’ rights and betting-related match-fixing.