Dr András Gurovits is a partner at Niederer Kraft Frey Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland. His main areas of practice are arbitration and litigation, sports, TMT and corporate governance.
He is a listed arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, a member of the legal committee of the International Ice Hockey Federation and a member of the board of directors of the Neue Grasshopper Fussball AG, the corporation operating the professional football activities of the Swiss multisport club Grasshopper Club Zurich.
Dr Gurovits regularly advises clients in civil and commercial disputes before state courts and arbitral tribunals, as well as in administrative proceedings before the relevant state authorities. Further, he regularly acts as sole arbitrator, member of a panel or chairman in arbitration proceedings before the CAS. His corporate governance experience includes, in particular, the planning and implementation of organisational regulations, codes of conduct and similar instruments to ensure the proper conduct of commercial entities, sports governing bodies and sports organisations. His sports practice covers all aspects of sports-related issues, such as commercialisation of sports rights, organisation of sports events and management of sports organisations.
This book is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 20 jurisdictions, and to serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.