May 13, 2021

The FIFA arrests show how far Qatar has fallen in the past 5 years/See petitions

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By Armin Rosen From Business Insider The US Department of Justice’s charging documents against 14 individuals accused of bribery and racketeering in conjunction with their roles at FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, barely mention Qatar. Nevertheless, the accusations don’t reflect well on the oil- and gas-rich Persian Gulf monarchy that won the rights to host […]

World cup football, salad munchers and law

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By Jonathan Ames The Lawyer From Briefings Digest 6th July 2014 The quality of football at the 2014 World Cup has been so high as to overcome less positive issues around the competition. Concerns around the impact of stadium building and other infrastructure facilities on social divisions in Brazil have, sadly, some suggest, taken a […]