Esports Association Establishes Arbitration Court


09th November, 2016 at 17:26:01

Towards "professionalizing" eSports.

The W orld ESports Association (WESA), established in May 2016, has founded the WESA Arbitration Court, an independent vehicle offering a legal framework in which to resolve a range of issues including contract disputes, prize money pay out and distribution, financial misconduct and player representation.

Three Arbitrators will rule on the issue at hand, in a confidential process in which the decision made is final and appeals will not be entertained.

"The creation of an independent arbitration process is an important step to achieve one of WESA's goals to professionalize esports," Ken Hershman, executive chairman and commissioner of WESA, said. "The impartial nature of the arbitration process ensures a variety of issues

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