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24 February 2016

Switzerland as a leader in the fight against corruption in sports?

This article highlights the most important changes under way in Switzerland regarding the investigation and prosecution of corruption in sport.

froriep-fight-against-corruption-sport.jpgSport and sporting associations have experienced significant professionalization and commercialization in recent years. In line with this growth, numerous measures are either in the process of being implemented or at the planning stage to combat the increased scope for corruption and betting manipulation in sport at the national and international levels.

It is therefore incumbent on Switzerland, as a hub of international sporting associations, to rise to the challenge with a range of measures of its own.

This article, which is made available for download here

  • outlines the current situation of bribery under Swiss Law
  • gives an overview of the legal changes under way
  • explains the legal situation with regard to match-fixing

 

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See also the article (in german) from SRF (Swiss radio and television)

Photo Credit: mikdam/istockphoto.com

Topics: Sport, Media & Entertainment 

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