NOVEMBER 05, 2020

Rodrigo Ortega Sánchez was appointed arbitrator by the CBMA.


On October 26, the Executive Board of the Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem (CBMA) appointed our sports law special counsel Rodrigo Ortega Sánchez as arbitrator, naming him to its sports arbitration list. Rodrigo said he was very excited about this appointment, “an extraordinary opportunity to continue strengthening my commitment to sports law and in particular to arbitration.”

The CBMA is a consolidated chamber based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was founded in 2002 by the following entities: ACRJ, Asociación Comercial de Río de Janeiro; FENASEG, Federación Nacional de Empresas Privadas de Seguros y Capitalización; and FIRJAN, Federación de Industrias del Estado de Río de Janeiro. The CBMA carries out all kinds of mediation and arbitration procedures. It has a highly competent team of arbitrators and mediators, a secretariat and a remarkable coaching staff, as well as on-site facilities. Link to the CBMA referee list:

Rodrigo Ortega Sánchez is a special counsel at Beccar Varela. Rodrigo obtained his Law degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires. He lived in France for more than six years, where he obtained his LLM in French, European and International Business Law (University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas). He obtained a Diploma in Sports Law, Administration, and Management of Sports Entities (Universidad Argentina J. F. Kennedy and the Postgraduate School of the CPACF). He is a co-founder member of the Board of Directors of the A.I.A.F. (International Association of Football Lawyers); coordinator of the Sports Law Commission of the Association of French-Latin American Jurists Andrés Bello, and a member of the CPACF Sports Law Institute.