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Louis Weston, Head of the OTC Sports Group has been appointed as a Member of the International Boxing Association’s Dispute Resolution Chamber a division of the IBA’s Boxing Independent Integrity Unit. 

Louis Weston appointed member of the International Boxing Association’s Dispute Resolution Chamber

Louis Weston, Head of the OTC Sports Group has been appointed as a Member of the International Boxing Association’s Dispute Resolution Chamber a division of the IBA’s Boxing Independent Integrity Unit. 

The Boxing Independent Integrity Unit (BIIU) deals with all ethical and disciplinary issues, as well as conducting eligibility checks and selecting candidates for elections and providing education and development services.

Louis Weston has been appointed as a member of the The Dispute Resolution Chamber (a division of the BIIU), for 4 years by the managing board.

Each member of the DRC must meet eligibility criteria to ensure high level standard of reputation.

DRC is competent to hear the following boxing related disputes:

  • disputes of international dimension arising from IBA Constitution and Regulations, Confederation Constitution and Regulations
  • disputes arising from IBA-owned and IBA-sanctioned Competitions (excluding challenging of sporting results)
  • disputes arising from elections in National Federations
  • disputes regarding change of sports nationality and eligibility to represent National Federation
  • contractual disputes of international dimension where there is arbitration clause to settle a dispute at DRC

Louis is also a member of the Sport Resolutions’ arbitral panel, Sport Dispute Solutions Ireland’s arbitral panel and the FA’s Judicial Panel. 

Find out more

Louis is a highly regarded Commercial and Sports Law litigator. He has a wealth of experience across commercial litigation with an emphasis on matters arising from sport, civil fraud, professional negligence, gambling and failed business ventures. He is regularly instructed to gain injunctive relief and freezing orders. In Sports Law he has acted for many years in Sports RegulationGovernance, Disciplinary CasesSafeguarding and Anti-Doping and is ranked as a leading junior in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

For more on Louis, contact Paul Barton on +44 (0)20 7427 4907.

News 9 Aug, 2023

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