The concept of training compensation and the system of player loans are both aspects of the football pyramid that should operate in a complementary manner.
In Part 1 of this series, the author examined common issues arising during contested player transfer. In Parts 2 and 3 the author turns his head to consider potential ways of resolving such disputes.
In this article, James Hill explores whether it is possible to prevent cross-code player poaching in rugby using the RFU, NRL or Super League rules on illegal approaches or by other means, and dissects Sam Burgess’ controversial move from rugby league to rugby union by way of example.
On 9 December 2013, the worldwide governing body for motorsports, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (“FIA”), published a press release which may change the future of Formula One (“F1”):
Merchandising, in its simplest form, is the practice of using the branding or imagery of one ‘product’ in connection with the sale of another (often unconnected) product or service.
The football world has recently seen numerous examples of disputes between a club and a player concerning the content of what is commonly referred to as a buy-out clause.
In Part 2 of this series, the author explored potential solutions to the problem of international player transfer disputes in ice hockey, while also exposing their potential limitations. In Part 3, the author puts forward his own three-part solution, which he proposes offers a holistic resolution to the problem.
Further to the author’s article entitled “the effect of the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement on European players and international ice-hockey”, in this 3 Part series, the author examines the issues arising during contested player transfers in ice-hockey, and then considers potential methods for resolving such disputes.
In this article, Richard Berry explains the current types and contractual status of footballers’ bonuses in light of the recent dispute at Cardiff City, and goes on to explore where remuneration in English Football may be heading in the future.
Much has already been written about the third party ownership of footballers ("TPO"), both positive and negative. Its prevalence has been a cause for concern in Europe, highlighted in the European Commission report on 'The Economic and Legal Aspects of the Transfers of Players'.