Dr. Péter Rippel-Szabó

Dr. Péter Rippel-Szabó

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Péter Rippel-Szabó is an experienced adviser on commercial agreements, such as supplier agreements, contracts for works and services, franchising, property leases and joint ventures, as well as complex international litigation providing advice to clients in various industries, including the IT, energy, food and media sectors. Péter also advises several sports industry stakeholders on broadcasting matters; organisation of events; enforcement of rights; marketing, sponsorship, endorsement, ambassador, cooperation and player contracts; regulatory issues; e-sports; disciplinary procedures; and day-to-day operations, as well as on sports federations’ own internal regulation. He is often invited to speak at national and international conferences and expert workshops on sports law. As the national expert for Hungary, he contributed to the ‘Study on sports organisers’ rights in the EU’ and the ‘Study on assessment and management and prevention of conflicts of interest in the prevention and fight against betting-related match-fixing’ for the European Commission. Péter is the author of numerous articles and studies analysing the many crossovers between sport and the law. He is co-author of the textbook Sports Law – The Civil Law of Sports. His articles on sports law are regularly published by prestigious law journals, leading business newspapers and prominent websites. He is the lecturer for the Sport: Law and Business course at the Mathias Corvinus Collegium. According to The Legal 500 (2016): ‘Péter Rippel-Szabó is a key name for broadcasting and sports law.’ Péter is an editorial board member for the Europe division of LawInSport. He graduated from the University of Pécs, having completed the LLM programme at the University of Erlangen–Nuremberg as a DAAD scholarship holder, where he studied German law and sports law from 2008 to 2009.

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