Playing ball with Financial Fair Play?
In September 2009 UEFA's Executive Committee unanimously approved a new Financial Fair Play (FFP) regime for European football. The principal motivation for these groundbreaking regulations is to prevent European clubs from pressing the self destruct button in what has become a race to the bottom in terms of financial recklessness.
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Karish is an associate at Lewis Silkin. Karish acts for top level football clubs, rugby clubs, agents, players and investors in football. His expertise includes buying and selling clubs, player transfers, sponsorship, representation and services contracts, endorsement contracts, financing deals, football regulation and investment in football clubs and players.
Iain is an associate at Lewis Silkin. Iain's work involves advising sports clients on commercial issues including broadcasting rights, branding, image rights, sponsorship and performance contracts. He also assists Lewis Silkin's sports employment group with sports governance, compliance and the commercial aspects of player transfer.