2018 AIAF Congress - Footballer's contracts - Making them and Breaking them

Kellerhals Carrard law firm will host the 6th edition of the International Association of Football Lawyers (AIAF) Annual Congress on 18-19 September 2018, at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne (Switzerland).

The topic of the Congress is “Footballer's Contracts - Making them and Breaking them”. The format of the Congress consists entirely of round-table debates, featuring representatives from FIFA, UEFA, ECA, European Leagues, the Court of Arbitration for Sport, FIFPro and football law practitioners from around the world.

Registration is open to members and non-members alike.






Making them

  • Contract terms - what needs to be in and what should be in
  • Restrictions – what’s allowed and what should be allowed
  • Practical tips – avoiding pitfalls and maximising value
  • What could/should be considered TPO/TPI
  • How is FFP affecting how contracts are drafted
  • Impact of Regulations on Intermediaries/Agents

Breaking them

  • Overview of the FIFA Regulations
  • FIFA and CAS caselaw
  • Financial consequences and sporting consequences (Art.17 and some national rules)


Programme & Speakers

For further details on the programme and speakers, please see here.



  • Payment by credit card here (with booking fee)

  • Payment by bank transfer here (without booking fee)

Early bird available until 31 May 2018

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Event Properties

Event Date 18-09-2018 14:00
Event End Date 19-09-2018 18:30
Location Musée Olympique


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