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What do the Caribbean Premier League, FC Barcelona, Everton FC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team all have in common? They have all recently launched their very own Fan Token via Socios.com.

Fan Tokens are attracting significant attention in the sporting world but what are they, how do they work and what are the potential legal issues?

Writing for LawinSportJoshua Kay considers:

  • why are clubs selling Fan Tokens and how are they purchased?
  • the legal considerations for clubs and individuals from a commercial, IP and corporate perspective, and
  • the fans perspective.

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