Federico Venturi Ferriolo is the co-head of sports at LCA Studio Legale, a multidisciplinary law firm with seats in Milan, Genova, Treviso and Dubai. He is founder of Olympialex. com and a co-founder of the Scientific Sports Law Centre (CSDS). As part of his academic career, he obtained an LLM degree in international sports law at the Higher Institute of Law and Economics in Madrid. He focuses on sports and media law, including advising athletes, agents, coaches, clubs, leagues and companies on a range of commercial, regulatory and contentious issues. As part of this advice, he regularly assists in proceedings brought before arbitral tribunals and sports-related bodies, such as UEFA, FIFA, the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal and the Court of Arbitration for Sport.