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Michael Buckner Featured in 2-Part “Around the Rings” Series on USA Indictment of FIFA Officials

Buckner shareholder and president Michael L. Buckner’s legal analysis was featured in a two-part series in Around the Rings about the indictment of FIFA officials by the USA government.  The series can be found on the Around the Rings website, which can be found here.

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

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

Update on the FIFA Investigation into the 2022 Qatar World Cup Vote

Several media agencies are reporting the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) chief investigator, Michael Garcia, is reviewing allegations that FIFA executive committee members were provided expense-paid trips and gifts prior to the vote for the 2022 World Cup finals, which was awarded to Qatar. Specifically, according to The Telegraph, Garcia, who has been conducting … Continue reading