The laboratory Centre for Sports Law and Economics was created in 1977 by François Alaphilippe and Jean-Pierre Karaquillo, professors at the Faculty of Law and Economics of the University of Limoges. Today, the CDES is a thematic team of the Observatory of Institutional and Legal Changes (EA 3177) of the Faculty of Law and Economics.
CDES-OMIJ team is consists of teacher-researchers from University of Limoges and other universities. It brings together salaried experts and professionals with responsibilities in federal and Olympic sports organisations. The team includes lawyers, economists, and managers.
Led by Charles Dudognon, the team devotes its work to all legal and economic aspects of sports activities, combining them on numerous themes, in their national and international dimensions. It organises conferences and colloquia (national and international) and publishes books and articles on a regular basis.
The team includes teacher-researchers from University of Limoges and other universities, as well as numerous associate researchers.
Sabine CHAVINIER RELA
University of GRENOBLE
– Pierre CHAIX, Senior Lecturer, Pierre Mendès France Grenoble University
University of POITIERS
– Patrice BOUVET, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Sport Sciences
– Jean-François LACHAUME, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
University of REIMS
– Jérémie BASTIEN, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Social Sciences and Management
– Maxence FRANCESCHI, «Price and market value of professional football players»
– Philomène ALENE ENGAMBA, ” The application of transnational sports law in Cameroonian positive law “.
– Sylvestre AUJOL, “International sports organisations and human rights”.
– Lydie COHEN, “The right to sport for people with disabilities”.
– Mokhtar ESSAFI, “Contribution to an improvement in employee productivity through physical and sports activity”.
– Alaa MRANI, “Mega-sports events and inheritance evaluations. Applications to developing countries – the case of Morocco”.
– Romain TRIAL, ” Disciplinary sanctions in sports law “.
Latest conferences organised
(in association with the CNOSF, the Council of State and the Court of Cassation)
– “Civil liability and insurance in sports matters: challenges and prospects”, organised in July 2019 at the Cour de cassation.
– “Top-level and professional sportsmen and women and the law of 27 November 2015: assessment and prospects “, organised in June 2017 at the Conseil d’Etat.
– “The obligatory precondition for conciliation”, organised in June 2015 at the Cour de cassation.
– “The integrity of sports competitions” organised in June 2013 at the Council of State.
– The settlement of disputes within the sports movement”, organised in June 2011 at the Court of Cassation.
Latest published works
(in addition to the works resulting from the above-mentioned colloquia)
– Agents sportifs et marchés du travail, co-authored by Jean-François Brocard, HS Jurisport, Dalloz and Juris Editions, 2019.
– Code du sport, annotated and commented, 14th edition, Dalloz.
– Le droit du sport, Jean-Pierre Karaquillo, Connaissance du droit, 4th edition, Dalloz, 2019.
– La société dopée, Jean-François Bourg and Jean-Jacques Gouguet, Seuil, 2017.
– Sport et territoire – Les enjeux pour les collectivités locales, Jean-François Bourg and Jean-Jacques Gouguet, PUS, 2017.