Thomaz de Sousa Lima Mattos de Paiva, our law firm was established in as Mattos de Paiva Advogados, one of the first to develop in Brazil an exclusive division dedicated to Sports Law and doping related matters. In , our law firm celebrated its first decade of existence by renewing the corporate structure and launching its new headquarters, ready to attend the increasing demand of legal services, focused on preserving its principles of excellence in work, dedication and respect to our clients. Committed with the ethics and the quality of human relations, we develop our work identifying the best legal solutions for the cases entrusted to our firm.
Our professionals provide legal support in several fields of Law, being capable to assist natural and legal persons either in Brazil or abroad. Administrative appeals, follow-up of proceedings before the Brazilian Courts of Auditors, Competition and Licitation of public services and goods, tax challenges, follow-up of tax proceedings before administrative and judicial Courts Federal, State and Municipality.
It is a global legal order that is made up with private regulatory regimes, such as the IOC and with hybrid-public-private regimes, such as the WADA. Finally if you would like to share with the IPSLJ Community some legal news, events, or publications, please just send an email to colucci sportslawjournals. Even though cases differ between different countries and their traditional systems, all of them have some features in common, like the conferral of public law nature to national anti-doping entities. For this reference there is no formal rule but it is effectively practiced and working well. Conclusion C. Furthermore I introduced the WADA that is a hybrid-public-private institution heading the Anti Doping regime and that played a huge role in harmonizing and globalizing sports law. In case of the disciplinary cases the CAS is acting as last instance and only comes into action in case of an appeal after a decision of the responsible sports authority.
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