United States: In Anticipation Of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™: A Talk On Corruption In International Sport
Last Updated: June 21 2017

We would like to invite you to our next Baltimore Speaker Series event on Thursday, June 29. Renowned attorney David William Larkin will discuss the topic of corruption in international sports.

With the FIFA World Cup taking place in Russia next year, the topic of corruption in international sports is again at the forefront. In 2016, FIFA acknowledged that past World Cups were awarded due to bribes. Prosecutors seized nearly $200 million from indicted former FIFA officials, and the scandal ended the 17-year term of FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

Click here to watch a short video from Mr. Larkin on the biggest legal issues in sports.

About the Speaker

David William Larkin has rare fluency and experience in international sport, law, media, and anti-corruption and has handled high-profile, contentious sport and legal matters across the world. Having global currency in sport, Mr. Larkin makes regular media appearances across the globe. He is also a frequent international sport expert panelist, e.g. The American Bar Association and others. As Co-Director of one of the first sport anti-corruption groups in the world, changeFIFA, he has twice run campaigns for the office of FIFA President.

Mr. Larkin's media appearances include: CNN, BBC News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CBS Evening News, USA Today and many others.

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Date:
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Time:
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. EST
*Breakfast will be served.

Event Location:
Womble Carlyle Baltimore Office*
100 Light Street
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Click here for directions.

Please register by June 26 by clicking on the registration button below.
*Note: Space is limited.

REGISTER HERE

Questions about the event?
Please contact Candace Gill at 410.545.5838 or CGill@wcsr.com.

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