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Government approves establishment of new Gambling Regulator

Government approves establishment of new Gambling Regulator

Sports betting in Ireland is currently regulated by the Betting Act 1931. While this Act was amended in 2015 to provide for a limited licensing regime ...

EU Commission Notice on the recognition of professional qualifications post Brexit

EU Commission Notice on the recognition of professional qualifications post Brexit

Directive 2005/36 EC* governs the system of recognition of professional qualifications in the EU. The directive provides a system of recognition of pr ...

Recent UK Court of Appeal decision on Fitness to Practise General Optical Council -v- Matthew Clarke

Recent UK Court of Appeal decision on Fitness to Practise General Optical Council -v- Matthew Clarke

The UK Court of Appeal recently gave judgment in a decision that provides an interesting interpretation of the law in relation to impairment of fitnes ...

Anti-doping: The Paolo Guerrero case –Eligibility for international competition despite positive test

Anti-doping: The Paolo Guerrero case –Eligibility for international competition despite positive test

One of the more interesting stories relating to this summer's world cup was in relation to the Peru football team captain Paolo Guerrero. Guerrero was ...

Sports Law Update

Sports Law Update

DAC Beachcroft's Sports Law Update focuses on news and events occurring within the sports sectors which give reason for concern or interest. Going Now ...

Going Nowhere -WADA rejects GPS for elite athletes

Going Nowhere -WADA rejects GPS for elite athletes

The WADA Ethics Panel has rejected a proposal that the location for elite athletes could be tracked using GPS by their National Anti-Doping Organisati ...

Insuring the World Cup: The Cup Runneth Over for Insurers

Insuring the World Cup: The Cup Runneth Over for Insurers

Insurance costs are not the first thing to spring to mind for football fans when they think of the World Cup. However, figures released recently by so ...

PCRS:  What to expect when they're inspecting

PCRS: What to expect when they're inspecting

Pharmacists who provide services on behalf of the Primary Care Reimbursement Service ("PCRS") agree to a number of terms and conditions as part of the ...

Pharmacy regulation round-up - recent developments in Ireland, the UK and New Zealand

Pharmacy regulation round-up - recent developments in Ireland, the UK and New Zealand

Our round up of the recent developments in pharmacy regulation include, a revised Code of Ethics which was introduced in early 2018 by The Pharmacy Co ...

Anti-doping: Peru Captain, Paolo Guerrero, eligible for world cup selection

Anti-doping: Peru Captain, Paolo Guerrero, eligible for world cup selection

The Peru football captain Paolo Guerrero has been deemed eligible to play for Peru in this summer's World Cup in Russia despite being subject to a 14 ...