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Lululemon investor alleges that board ignored company’s “toxic” culture

December 19, 2018

In a recently filed lawsuit, an investor in athletic retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc. (“Lululemon”) alleges that the company’s Board of Directors (“Board”) ignored the behavior of ex-CEO, Laurent Potdevin, allowing a “toxic” work culture to develop at the company.

La Liga takes RFEF to court over US league fixture

December 11, 2018

On Friday 30 November, La Liga filed a lawsuit with a civil court in Madrid against the Royal Spanish Football Federation (the RFEF) seeking approval from the RFEF for a regular season match to be played in the United States.

Eleven Sports reverses decision over football TV “blackout”

December 05, 2018

UEFA regulations currently allow member associations to implement a “transmission free period”, often referred to as the “blackout”, at the time when the majority of the weekly football matches in the top (or top two) domestic leagues in that country are played.

Ex-owner of Nottingham Forest FC’s parting gift

December 05, 2018

Nottingham Forest FC has successfully overturned a decision in relation to an entire agreement clause in the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) dating back to the sale of the club in 2017 by Fawaz Al Hasawi.

Claim by Jess Varnish to be heard in the employment tribunal next week

December 04, 2018

Track cyclist Jess Varnish brought a claim of sex discrimination against British Cycling and UK Sport last year, following her removal from the Great Britain Olympic team just months before the 2016 Rio Games.