International Business Law (+ Sports Law)

Who we are

Our Commission addresses a wide range of topics related to international business law, ranging from general drafting and negotiating skills to specialised areas such as corporate law, private equity investments, international sale of goods, foreign investments, joint ventures or franchising. There is no doubt that business is becoming increasingly global in nature. As a result, international business law is constantly evolving making it a challenging area of law, with great rewards for those able to master it.

Indeed, the wide variety of subjects available to its members makes the Commission ideally suited for those who practice law in an international business and corporate environment. This is also probably the reason why the International Business Law Commission is one of the largest and most active AIJA Commissions. The Commission also includes a Sub Commission dealing with Sports Law.

The Sports Law Sub Commission is a result of the development and changes in the world of sports in recent years. Sports are no longer for entertainment only but have become a significant area of business and heavy investments. A large array of legal issues arises from sports relationships, as athletes’ rights, sponsorship, anti-doping, contracts, regulation, liability, etc. are constantly being challenged both off and on the field. The Sub Commission deals with such matters in the events it organises, many of them jointly with other Commissions.

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Commission Officers

Dominik Wagner
TIGGES Rechtsanwälte
Zollhof 8
40221 Düsseldorf
Gustavo Coelho
Bastilho Coelho Advogados
Rua Helios Seelinger, 155
22640-040 Rio de Janeiro
Ospelt & Partner
Landstrasse 99
9494 Schaan
Giovanni PATTI
Abbatescianni e Associati - Studio Legale e Tributario
Via Sabotino, 12
00195 Rome

Events for this Commission

Malta Event 749 In-person Event
13-15 June 2024
Setting sails in turbulent times
International Business Law (+ Sports Law)Transport and Logistics Law Commission
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Madrid Event 732 In-person Event
03-07 September 2024
62nd International Young Lawyers' Congress
AntitrustBanking, Finance and Capital MarketsBusiness Crime and Civil Fraud+19
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Sao Paulo Event 786 In-person Event
13-15 March 2025
Financing the Future: Legal Insights into International Business…
Banking, Finance and Capital MarketsInternational Business Law (+ Sports Law)T.R.A.D.E. (Trade, Retail, Agency, Distribution, E…
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Washington D.C. Event 760 In-person Event
25-30 August 2025
63rd International Young Lawyers' Congress
AntitrustBanking, Finance and Capital MarketsBusiness Crime and Civil Fraud+18
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