Good Governance practices are a vital to the success of any sporting entity. Australian Sports Commission CEO Simon Hollingsworth agrees: “What I can assure you is that the Sports Commission’s view is that good governance is a necessary condition of sustained success and growth” (Keynote speaker at the Australian Athletes’ Alliance conference on sports governance). The Australian Sports Commission also recognizes that effective sports governance requires leadership, integrity and good judgment; and it ensures effective decision making, with the organization demonstrating transparency, accountability and responsibility.
The aim of this seminar is to provide an overview of the Governance matters that should be considered by all sporting organisations.
Sports Lawyer Paul Horvath (Principal, SportsLawyer) will present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns and practical solutions that can be adopted by sporting organisations.
Paul has practiced law for over 20 years, and is recognised as a leader in the field. Paul completed his Masters of Laws at the University of Melbourne with an emphasis on sports law. Paul Horvath has been involved in a wide range of sports and related positions.
Topics covered in this Seminar include:
• How to implement a Risk Management Program;
• Good Governance Principles & Practical Tips;
• Potential Risks for Board Members and Avoiding Liability;
• Legal Duties of Board Members and Directors of Sporting Organisations;
• Constituent Documents of the Sporting Organisation;
• Risk management and insurance.
Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Level 4, 179 Queen St Melbourne
RSVP: Monday 30 May 2016 to
Vanessa by email:
or call 03 9642 0435
A 21 page booklet will be provided as part of registration costs.
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