Legal Commission

Legal Opinions and Action

The WDSF Legal Commission

  • Advises the WDSF Managing Committee, Presidium and Commissions on issues relating to the exercise of their respective competences.
  • Provides leadership and opinions in legal matters.
  • Deals with legal problems and legal questions that concern WDSF's relations with individuals and organisations, e.g. WDSF Member Federations, IOC, etc.
  • Considers legal actions or defence concerning WDSF.
  • Carries out periodic reviews of the WDSF Statutes.
Dr. Marc-Frederic Schaeffer

Dr. Marc-Frédéric Schäfer (SUI)

Contact details


, Chair


  • James Fraser, CAN
  • Michel Daum, FRA
  • Maris Vainovskis, LAT


Read the Legal Commission's Reports to the General Meeting.