Tag Archive: Anti-Corruption

AUSTRALIA: Hitting Corruption for Six

By Judith Miller and Julian Conti The cricket world is in a fierce battle against the increasing use of technology in illegal bookmaking. In order to protect their interests ahead of the World Cup starting in February 2015, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is entering into agreements with the Federal Police in Australia and across …

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Court of Arbitration for Sport Upholds UEFA Decisions

By Dylan Kennett and Patrick Mitchell On 28 August 2013 the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed the appeals lodged by both Fenerbahce SK and FC Metalist Kharkiv, respectively.  The appeals were filed in response to judgments made by UEFA that both clubs had been involved in match-fixing. For Fenerbahce, the punishment will be …

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UEFA Congress in London addresses match fixing

By Tom Russell and Dylan Kennett On 24 May, on the eve of the Champions League final at Wembley, UEFA held its annual Congress in London. President Michel Platini opened the Congress, making specific reference to the ‘scourge’ of match-fixing and corrupt betting, stating: ‘Just one fixed match is one match too many, as it …

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Gambling Commission publishes paper looking at the role of the Joint Assessment Unit at the London Olympic Games

The Gambling Commission has published a paper looking at the role of the Joint Assessment Unit (the “JAU”) at the London Olympic Games. The task of the JAU was to provide a mechanism for the collection, collation and assessment of information in order to combat corruption at the Games. The key actors in the JAU …

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Gambling Commission publishes paper looking at role of Joint Assessment Unit at the London Olympics

The Gambling Commission has published a paper looking at the role of the Joint Assessment Unit (the “JAU”) at the London Olympic Games. The task of the JAU was to provide a mechanism for the collection, collation and assessment of information in order to combat corruption at the Games. The key actors in the JAU were the …

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