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WEB 1066 Immigration Law in Sport

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This course will provide a basic background context with a view to covering intermediate/advanced issues in immigration law in sport. Delegates will have an understanding of: How immigration law operates in the professional sports context, the particular challenges to the sports sector ahead of January 2021, and the sport governing bodies – their policy framework and rationale on overseas players, their dealings with the Home Office, and preparations for the new Points Based System. Previous sessions have involved the Premier League, the RFU and the RFL, and we welcome the ECB’s participation in this webinar.
 
Past attendees on this course have commented, “great session”, “the tutor was passionate about the subject”, and “very enjoyable overall!”
 

Details

Date:
3rd December 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tutor details:
Glyn Lloyd, Founding Partner of Newfields and Emma Davis-Bidgood, Regulation & Operations Manager for the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Tutor biographies:
Glyn Lloyd, Founding Partner of Newfields, has previously delivered this session involving other sporting governing bodies, inducing the Premier League, the Rugby Football Union and the Rugby Football League. At both Premiership and Championship levels, Glyn and his team acts for most rugby union and all rugby league clubs in the UK, including representatives, athletes, clubs and governing bodies in tennis, cricket, football and horseracing on all immigration matters and the strategic regulation of foreign players at national levels. Glyn is a Co-Convenor for ILPA South West working group and regularly delivers training for ILPA and ELA.

Emma Davis-Bidgood is the Regulation & Operations Manager for the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Her working life over the last twenty years for the organisation has resulted in her being an authority in the field of immigration and specifically its impact on the sport.

Emma inherently understands the focus of the ECB to provide opportunities for the development of the game at all levels and to strive to produce players who are qualified to represent England.
 
Price:
Concessionary Training Prices: £80
Member Training Prices: £160
Non Member Training Prices: £240
CPD Hours:
3
Venue:
Zoom
Aim of Course:
Delegates will have an understanding of:
 
•    How immigration law operates in the professional sports context
•    The particular challenges to the sports sector
•    The sport governing bodies - their policy framework and rationale on overseas players, and their dealings with the Home Office – with the ECB’s position providing the context in this particular session.
 
Spaces Left:
23
Level:
Intermediate, Advanced
Methods:
Webinar with interactive Q&A
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