Is a Lawyer, graduated from the Faculty of Law and Political Science
of the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela. He has an LLM in International
Sport Law, from the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía in Madrid, Spain
and also by the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid, Spain. Antonio also
has several postgraduate degrees, including: Sports Management in the Business
of Baseball by the Universidad Central de Venezuela, and a Diploma in
Litigation and Procedural Law from the Universidad Metropolitana in
Caracas, Venezuela. Antonio has international experience in the Sports Law
field, having worked in the Law Firm Paulo Roberto Murray
in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in the area of Sports Law. He is currently, pursuing an
LL.M. in Global Sport in the Instituto Superior de Derecho y
Economía in Madrid Spain, and an LL.M. in Private International Law
(Conflict of Laws) and Comparative Law at the Universidad Central de Venezuela.
principal areas in Antonio Quintero´s Law practice are International Law of
Sports, National Sports Law, Contract Law, Litigation, and International
Humanitarian Law. Specifically, he specializes in the following matters:
Analysis of the legal strategy for conflict resolution in sports; proceedings
before the Court of Arbitration for Sport; proceedings before bodies of
organized football (FIFA Disciplinary Committee, the Dispute Resolution Chamber
of FIFA Committee FIFA Players' Status, Court of arbitration of the FIBA, the
FVF Electoral Commission, Board of arbitration and Honor Council FVF), advice
about the Winter League Agreement between Major League Baseball and the
Caribbean leagues, use of alternative dispute resolution, legal proceedings in
the Tribunal Supremo de Justicia in Venezuela, labor courts, courts of children
and adolescents, civil courts, administrative courts, proceedings before
various courts within the sports federations and associations,
transfer of athletes between clubs (loan or definitive), labor
contracts of athletes; television right contracts; endorsement contracts,
sponsorship and image rights; merchandising contracts; doping, the list of
prohibited substances, therapeutic use exemptions and international standards;
representation contracts of athletes and clubs (sports agents);
advice for obtaining licenses of agents.; advise in sporting election cases,
advice for registration of projects in the National Sports Fund (Venezuela)
and, identification of war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide and
Quintero, has also other postgraduate studies, as a Diploma Football of
Football Coach at the Universidad Deportiva del Sur, Comité Olímpico
Venezolano, y el Centro de Estudios Superiores e Investigaciones Deportivas de
Venezuela, and a diploma of radio and tv announcer by the Universidad
Central de Venezuela.
Quintero it is also the Director of International Relations of
the Asociación Olímpica de Derecho Deportivo de Venezuela and
also is a member of the Fundación para altos Estudios del Fútbol "SIMÓN RODRÍGUEZ".
also writes for several legal publications, as Ámbito Jurídico, the magazine
Podium, the digital magazine Iure, the digital magazine 11 amigos,
websites Venezuela es Fútbol and iusport.es and columnist for the Asociación Olímpica
de Derecho Deportivo de Venezuela . Among his publications is
"Internationalization of Armed Conflict: Case" Prosecutor V. Tadic
"International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, 1997 -
1999", "Whatch out , the transfer price problem in Volleyball"
and "How to regulate the activity of Football Players agents ".
He has done
several presentations at national and international conferences of Sports
Law. He has also been a champion of the international competition Víctor Carlos
García Moreno, on proceedings before the International Criminal Court and
International Humanitarian Law, in its 2006 edition.
In his free
time Antonio Quintero plays football and tennis.
English, French and Portuguese.