Kitching Sports on panel at SoccerEx China

James Kitching today formed part of a panel entitled “Good Governance in Football” at the inaugural SoccerEx China convention held in Zhuhai, China PR.

James was joined on the panel by Nick De Marco QC, Mark Sutcliffe (CEO of Hong Kong Football Association), and Daniel Lorenz (Principal of Lorenz Consulting). The panel was moderated by Daniel Cravo (Cravo, Pastl and Balbuena Advogados).

The panel discussed many topics relating to football governance, including: financial regulation and overdue payables; club licensing in Asian football; the deregulation of the intermediary industry by FIFA; gambling sponsorship; and match manipulation.