Fair or foul? Competition law and the financial regulation of football - Part 2

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Monday, 15 July 2013 By Rhodri Thompson QC, Christopher Brown, Andrew Smith

In part 2 of this article, the authors discuss the possible avenues of legal challenge to the new measures that UEFA and the Premier League are introducing to protect and/or promote “financial fair play”.   

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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Andrew is a barrister practising from Matrix Chambers in London. He is an employment law specialist, and has a keen interest in sports law and sport generally. His Matrix profile (including Directory recommendations) may be viewed here.

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Christopher Brown

Christopher Brown

Christopher Brown is a barrister at Matrix Chambers in London.  His practice focuses on competition law and general EU law; he also has experience of general commercial, public and human rights law.

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Rhodri Thompson QC

Rhodri Thompson QC

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Rhodri is a specialist silk in EU and competition law, appearing regularly in the CAT, UK and EU Courts.  He has advised a wide range of sports and media organizations on issues arising out of the Bosman ruling and competition law, including the BBC, the Premier League, the lawn tennis governing bodies and football, cricket and rugby union clubs and players.  He is currently acting for Coventry City FC in a judicial review of the local council in respect of the Ricoh stadium, Coventry.

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