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“Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Investigations” Webinar

Buckner attorney Michael L. Buckner will host an online event on how sports organizations can investigate alleged anti-doping violations. SUNRISE, Florida, September 16, 2015 – Michael L. Buckner, an attorney with Buckner, a global-focused sports and education law firm, will discuss how sports organizations can investigate alleged anti-doping code violations during the September 30, 2015, online … Continue reading

Buckner Opens Registration for Its “Advanced Investigation Interview Techniques” Webinar

Buckner, a global-focused sports and educational law firm, will conduct its next web-based course, “Advanced Investigation Interview Techniques,” on Friday, September 25, 2015, 12:00 noon ET (4:00 pm GMT; UTC -6 hours). Michael L. Buckner, an attorney with Buckner, will be the webinar presenter. Background This webinar will provide guidance to general counsel, investigators, compliance … Continue reading

Global Sports Agencies and Professionals Attend Buckner’s Anti-Doping Intelligence-Gathering Webinar

Representatives from sports-related organizations and agencies throughout the world attended Buckner’s Wednesday, July 22, 2015, webinar on how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering process to enhance anti-doping and drug-testing programs. The online event, “Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering”, was conducted by attorney Michael Buckner and covered several issues, including: Intelligence-gathering strategies … Continue reading

Reminder: “Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering” Webinar

Buckner, a global-focused sports and education law firm, issued a final reminder today of attorney Michael Buckner’s upcoming discussion on how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering process to enhance anti-doping and drug-testing programs, which will occur during the July 22, 2015, online event, “Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering.” According to a May … Continue reading

“Strategies to Comply with the World Anti-Doping Code: Intelligence Gathering” Webinar

Buckner attorney Michael L. Buckner to host an online event on how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering operation to enhance anti-doping and drug-testing programs. SUNRISE, Florida, June 24, 2015 – Michael L. Buckner, an attorney with Buckner, a global-focused sports and education law firm, will discuss how sports organizations can develop an intelligence-gathering process … Continue reading

Michael Buckner Quoted in Around the Rings Article on German Appeal of Pechstein’s Doping Case

Buckner shareholder and president Michael L. Buckner was quoted in a March 31, 2015, Around the Rings article about the legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speed skating champion Claudia Pechstein’s doping case. The article by Around the Rings, which covers news within the Olympic Movement, “Pechstein Case No Threat to Court of Arbitration … Continue reading

Michael L. Buckner Quoted in John Goodbody Article “The campaign against drug-taking”

Michael L. Buckner, shareholder of Buckner, was quoted in a September 26, 2014, article by award winning The Sunday Times journalist John Goodbody, “The campaign against drug-taking heats up”, which was published on Sports Features.com. Mr. Buckner provides his insight on how Anti-Doping Organizations, International Sports Federations and other IOC-recognized organizations can comply with the … Continue reading

Buckner Expands Sports Law Practice with Anti-Doping Intelligence-Gathering and Investigative Services

Buckner enhances its specialized, multi-disciplined sports law practice with intelligence-gathering and investigative services to address doping issues in Olympic and global sports POMPANO BEACH, Fla., 23 September 2014 – Buckner, a global-focused sports law firm, is pleased to announce the launch of its anti-doping intelligence-gathering and investigative services. The firm’s International Sports Investigations and Arbitration … Continue reading

Buckner Releases New Issue of World Sports Legal Update Newsletter

Buckner, a higher-education and sports law firm, has published the third quarter 2014 issue of World Sports Legal Update newsletter. Topics in this issue of the newsletter include: Lessons from Sports Arbitrations: Campbell-Brown v. JAAA & IAAF Olympic Charter Review: Medical Care and Health of Athletes International Dispute Resolution within FIBA Six Best Practices to Enhance … Continue reading

FIFA’s Luis Suarez Investigation: Evidence-Collection Procedures

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced on June 24, 2014, according to ESPN.com., “it will investigate the Luis Suarez alleged biting incident with Liverpool’s Uruguayan striker.” ESPN.com also contends Suarez is “likely to face a lengthy ban if found guilty.” According to a video of the match, Suarez appeared to bite Italy’s Giorgio … Continue reading