Gavel and Football Pitch

SFT Rules On Limited Scope Of Review For Procedural Violations

In this recent football-related procedure the Appellant—represented by legal counsel—had sent its statement of appeal to the CAS by e-mail but failed to send it by courier withi...

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Cricket
| Craig Hogg & Caroline Timoney

The Importance Of Early Reporting & Preserving Evidence: Lessons From The Brendan Taylor Cricket Corruption Case

On 28 January 2022, the International Cricket Council (ICC) published two decisions relating to Brendan Taylor1, a fo...
Goalkeeper
| Despina Mavromati

Challenging Appointment Of Arbitrators: Swiss Federal Tribunal's Decision Highlights Uniqueness Of Sports

4A_520/2021, judgment of March 4, 2022 , A v. FIFA, motion to set aside the CAS Award of 31 August 2021 (CAS 2019/A/6...
Mobile app
| Ceyhun Pehlivan

Privacy Breach: Why LaLiga Was Fined For Its Audio-Collecting App

The Spanish High Court, Audiencia Nacional, has upheld the €250,000 fine imposed on La Liga by the Spanish data prote...
Scales of justice
| Richard Bush

Safeguarding Proceedings - How To Balance The Rights Of The Accused With Treatment Of The Abused?

Safeguarding practice is about protecting and promoting wellbeing. It encompasses a wide variety of actions that are ...
Rugby Player
| Craig Giles, Thomas Oster, Amy Cole

Broadcasting Tenders: How Rugby World Cup Beat A Competition Law Challenge

The French Commercial Court has vindicated Rugby World Cup Limited’s tender process in relation to the award of broad...
F1 Cars on track
| Yeva Agayan

Challenging FIA Decisions In Formula One: What Options Do F1 Teams Have?

The conclusion to the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship (F1) was one of the most controversial in recent histor...
Football goalkeeper on handshake background
| Tiran Gunawardena

Unilateral extension options in football contracts: Are they valid and enforceable?

Unilateral extension clauses (UECs) are contractual clauses that give one party to a contract the exclusive right to ...
Kate Porter
| LawInSport

Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight: Kate Porter

For this week’s edition of Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight, we interviewed Kate Porter who is a partner and head of th...
Basketballer
| Antanas Paulauskas

Key Principles On Player Contracts From The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (Part 2: Interpretation & Performance)

This is the second article in a series that explains the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal’s (BAT) jurisprudence on basket...
Divorce decree and wedding rings with pen and gavel
| Tammy Knox

The Lifecycle Of An International Athlete – Dealing With Divorce

This blog in our series for international athletes explains key points of English law in relation to family issu...
Dangerous slide tackle
| Luka Krsljanin

Fulham FC v Jones: When Is There Civil Liability For Causing A Serious Injury In Football?

This article examines the case between Fulham Football Club and Mr Jordan Levi Jones which concerns the circumstances...
Jump Jockeys
| Victoria Brown

Bullying In The Weighing Room – Will Bryony Frost's Case Mark A Sea Change For Sports?

The willingness and capability of sports governing bodies (SGBs) to tackle discrimination and harassment in sport has...
Hand Shake
| Sohail Ali

Force Majeure: How The Obligation To Use ‘Reasonable Endeavours’ Affects The Sports Sector

In the wake of the Ukraine crisis and the resulting sanctions imposed on Russia, the sports sector has been particula...
Footballers Arguing
| Amir Arsalan Eskandari

How CAS Deals With ‘Lis Pendens’ (Cases Filed Simultaneously In A National Court)

What happens if the same legal issue, involving the same parties, are simultaneously filed in both a sports arbitral ...
Upset Footballer
| Jo Edwards, Amanda Sandys (Forsters)

Staying On Track: How To Protect Athletes From The Impact Of Family Breakdown

The impact of relationship difficulties or breakdown on the well-being of sports professionals is often overlooked.&n...
Data Graphic
| Ignacio Triguero, Juan Alfonso Prieto Huang

Why Did The Royal Spanish Football Federation Get Fined For Releasing A Zoom Recording?

On February 16th, 2022, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (“Federation” or “the RFEF”) has been found guilty of b...
Basketball Dunking
| Antanas Paulauskas

Key Principles On Player Contracts From The Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (Part 1 – Formation)

Unlike FIFA, with its Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, the International Basketball Federation (FIB...
| Ashley Cukier, David Winnie

How FIFA Tribunals Are Assessing Covid-19 Force Majeure Disputes (Hiddink v Maldives F.A.)

The Players’ Status Chamber of the FIFA Football Tribunal (the FIFA Tribunal) has handed down its decision in Hiddink...
Womens soccer
| Sarah Hartley

Why Challenges Remain For US Women’s Soccer After Equal Pay Deal

On February 22, 2022, the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) (the national governing body for soccer in the United States)...
Mark Howell
| LawInSport

Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight: Mark Hovell

For this week’s edition on Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight, we sat down with Mark Hovell, who is a partner at Mills &a...
Football
| Thomas Horton

The FA V Marc Bola – Dealing With Historical Aggravated Breaches

An earlier article published on LawInSport by John Shea titled ‘New Precedent Set For Withholding/Editing Content Fro...
Rival Basketball Players
| Kelvin Omuojine

Tackling Government Interference In Sport: The River Hoopers Nigerian Basketball Case

In January 2022, Nigerian basketball champions, Rivers Hoopers, were prohibited from competing in the Baske...
Batsman thumping chest
| Wlfred Synrem

Can sports formats be protected by copyright law?

On the 19th of January, 2022, the High Court of Delhi provisionally ruled upon a claim of copyright, vis a ...
Rugby Player
| Kevin Carpenter

Why Publicly Criticising Match Officials Has To Stop - The Rassie Erasmus Lions Saga

The headline fixture of the opening round of the 2022 Six Nations championship Scotland v. England featured two of th...
Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight
| LawInSport

Sports Lawyer In Spotlight: Lindsay Brandon

Welcome to LawInSport’s new series ‘Sports Lawyer in the Spotlight’, where we go behind the scenes with the leading s...
Ice Skates
| Despina Mavromati

The Case of Olympic Skater Kamila Valieva - Was CAS’s Decision Justified?

On Monday 7 February 2021, 15-year-old prodigy figure skater Kamila Valieva (the Athlete) participated in the team fi...
Skeleton Sport
| Martin Ross and Mark Lebbon

A Summary Of CAS Decisions At The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games

In February 2022, viewers around the world were dazzled by the skill and courage of athletes participating in the Bei...
Yohan Rossel at Col de Moissière, Rallye Monte-Carlo 2019
| Andrew Moroney

Disqualified For Technical Breach Despite No Advantage: The Cautionary Tale Of A Rally Driver

While nearly all of the column inches relating to recent FIA stewarding decisions have (unsurprisingly) focused on th...
Assistant referee informing a substitution
| Vitus Derungs

Why A Sixth Substitute In Football May Not Automatically Mean A Forfeit Loss

Since 2020, the rules of football (namely Article 3.2 of the IFAB Laws of the Game), allow for five substitution...
Football
| Maximilian Wegge

Can Clubs Shift The Financial Burden Of FIFA’s Solidarity Contribution For Player Transfers

On 10 November 2021, FIFA published the much anticipated new edition of its commentary on the FIFA Regulations on the...
Formula One 2022 car
| Nicholas Buckland & Ella Nawaro

A Guide To How Trade Marks Work In Formula One®

In the UK, a trade mark can be protected if it is capable of distinguishing the specific goods/services covered from ...
Footballer
| Jason Shardlow-Wrest

How To Use ‘Variable Sell-On Clauses’ In Football Transfers After Arsenal’s Win At CAS

As the clock ticked towards 11pm on deadline day during January’s recent transfer window, dealmakers and lawyers were...
Olympic Skeleton
| Mike Cook

Eligibility Cases From The Beijing Olympic Winter Games

The Court of Arbitration for Sport Ad Hoc Division has issued its first decisions at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic ...
Gavel
| John Shea

New Precedent Set For Withholding/Editing Content From Regulatory Decisions? - The FA v Marc Bola

An FA Regulatory Commission made by Middlesbrough footballer, Marc Bola (Player), to edit the content of its Written ...
Digital football player
| Kim Roberts

Legal Rights In Performance Data: Why Athletes Need To Dig Down For Data Mining

Professional athletes are used to leveraging the law to protect themselves, whether that is their likeness, name, fin...
Motorbike Racer
| Joel Wallace

Pitfalls Of Sports Federations Playing Judge, Jury & Executioner - A Review Of Turk V FIM

“Fairness, inclusion, unity and transparency” are a declared part of The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme’s ...
Horseracing
| Harry Stewart-Moore

Personal Injury in Horseracing: Court Finds Jockey Guilty of Reckless Disregard For Safety

On 31 October 2016 four jockeys fell from their horses at approximately the midway point of the 3.20 race at Kempton ...
Player kicking soccer ball with Nigerian flag in background
| Osondu C. Nwokoro* and Chukwuebuka Kenneth Eze

Why Nigerian football needs responsible communication between stakeholders to flourish

This article explores the need for better and more responsible communication between football clubs and officials of ...
AC Milan's headquarters
| Simon Casinador & Niall Lavery

EUIPO 2 : AC Milan 0 - AC Milan Fails To Register Its New Club Crest In EU Trade Mark Case

AC Milan are one of Europe’s most decorated football clubs with seven European Cup/Champions League titles and 18 Ser...
Horse Rider
| Luc M. Schelstraete, Piotr M. Wawrzyniak, Sophia Elderson Nosti

Can Sports Federations Retroactively Cancel Olympic Qualifying Competitions? A Review Of Karlsson V FEI

For most of us, the idea of taking part in the Olympics is just an unattainable dream. For the few who have a real ch...
What to watch 2022 - North America
| LawInSport

Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in North America

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 in North America from the LawInSport Editorial Board.&nbs...
What to watch 2022 - Europe
| LawInSport

Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in Europe

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 in Europe from the LawInSport Editorial Board.  Con...
What to watch 2022 - Asia, Africa, Oceania
| LawInSport

Sports Law in 2022 – Key issues to watch in Asia, Africa & Oceania

Here are the top sports law issues to watch out for in 2022 in Africa, Asia and Oceania from the LawInSport Editorial...
Football Boots With Flags of National Teams
| Yeva Agayan, Ben Trust, Steven Corney & Alex Tubbs

How FIFA's International Call-Up Rules Are Being Applied During the Pandemic

The release of professional football players from their clubs to their respective national teams has always been a su...
Sports Law with Gavel
| Despina Mavromati

A Summary Of 2021’s Key Sports Law Cases From The CAS & SFT

This delayed Olympic year led to a high number of cases that were decided by the Court of Arbitration for S...
Festive Compilation - Europe
| LawInSport

Key Sports Law Cases & Developments Of 2021 – Europe

As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight t...
Festive Compilation - Asia, Africa & Oceania
| LawInSport

Key Sports Law Cases And Developments Of 2021 – Asia, Africa & Oceania

As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight t...
Festive Compilation - UK & Ireland
| LawInSport

Key Sports Law Cases And Developments Of 2021 – UK & Ireland

As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight t...
Swimming
| Tom Sprange QC, Tim Fuller, Liam Petch

Does the Shayna Jack CAS Appeal decision give hope to innocent athletes in contamination cases?

Perhaps the most devastating and destructive allegation that can be made against a professional athlete is of being a...
Sports Betting App
| Anna Soilleux-Mills

Gambling Operator Ordered To Pay-Out 1.7m Despite Game Defects Reaffirms Why Clear T&C’s Matter

In April 2021, the High Court granted summary judgment in favour of Mr Green, a customer of Betfred who sought recove...
Gavel with football pitch drawn on chalkboard
| Rustam Sethna, Tiran Gunawardena

FIFA’s New Football Tribunal – Key Changes & Practical Issues For Practitioners

In May 2021, the FIFA Congress approved various amendments to the FIFA Statutes and Regulations Governing the Applica...
Spilled medication next to a football
| Thomas Horton & Luke Carney

No Significant Fault: Andre Onana Returns After Falling Foul Of UEFA's Anti-Doping Regulations

Andre Onana, the first team goalkeeper for AFC Ajax (“Ajax”) and the Cameroon national team, played his first competi...
Athlete holding olympic torch
| Shoichi Sugiyama

Results & Evaluation of Pro Bono Legal Services at the Tokyo 2020 Games

During the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which held between July and September 2021, the Pro Bono Legal Ad...
Soccer Ball and South African Flag
| Hlonela Mayosi

Automatic Promotion Dispute: The curious case of Polokwane City v South African Football Association

In this case, a South African club playing in the second tier of South African football was sanctioned for not includ...
Mediator
| Maciej Ba?azi?ski & Karolina Letniowska

Incomplete, Unclear & Contradictory...How CAS & the Swiss Federal Tribunal Approach Pathological Arbitration Clauses

According to the jurisprudence of Swiss Federal Tribunal (SFT), pathological arbitration clauses arise from inco...
Old Trafford
| Jeremy Drew , Samuel Coppard

Sega’s Battle Against Man Utd In Football Manager Trade Mark Case Ends In Settlement

In August 2018, Manchester United FC brought trade mark infringement proceedings in the Business and Property Courts ...
Referee separating two football players
| Siddharth Gossain, Alejandro Campos

Player contracts, liquidated damages & the principle of reciprocity at FIFA & CAS

In football employment-related disputes, FIFA has applied the principle of ‘reciprocity’, which foresees that the par...
Football Player Tackling
| Álvaro Gómez de la Vega

Player Loans Turned Transfers: How Changes To FIFA RSTP Impacted Solidarity Payments

Last Summer, FIFA issued a new decision that has clarified once and for all the application of FIFA’s Solidarity Cont...
Female Footballer Standing on Pitch
| Sarah Hartley

Creating better pathways for young female football players in USA: Olivia Moultrie v NWSL

In recent years, women’s soccer has gained momentum and popularity in the United States.  The success of the Uni...
Footballer Heading Ball In Goal
| Graham Shear, Andrew Street, Alec Brown

FIFA, UEFA And ESL Clubs: Walking The Tightrope Between Discipline, Financial Stability And Competitive Balance

This article was originally published on 9 July 2021 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and co...
Two players kicking a football at the same time
| Steven Flynn

The role of the EFL’s Player Related Dispute Commission in disputes between clubs and players

The League Appeals Committee of the English Football League (EFL) has recently published the decision in the case of ...
Lady Justice In Front of Portuguese Flag
| Fernanda Duarte Marques

An Introduction To Portugal’s Court Of Arbitration For Sport: A Unique Arbitral Body

Due to the request of various stakeholders of the sports community – athletes, coaches, clubs, associations, federati...
Baseball glove holding a ball and cash
| Alex Rahmanan

Minor Leaguer’s Fight For Fairer Wages Enters Final Innings: A review of Senne v MLB

Since 2014, minor league baseball (MiLB) players have been playing hardball in court with their professional counterp...
DNA_Helix
| Vidushpat Singhania, Anika Dhingra

How DNA Determined Sample Identity In An Anti-Doping First For India – The Case Of Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh (Mr. Singh) is an Indian athlete who enjoyed circuit racing and competing at the JK Tyre Championships on...
Dutch flag on football hitting back of net
| Daan Buylaert, Mona Vera

Taxing Overseas Loans: Dutch case raises important points for clubs & footballers

A recent Dutch Court of Appeal judgment[1] sheds light on the taxability of signing-on fees following the loaning of ...
Gavel & Scales of Justice on Desk
| John Mehrzad QC

Benjamin Mendy’s criminal charges – employment, sporting & financial repercussions

Benjamin Mendy has been remanded in custody, following charges of four counts of rape and one count of sexual as...
Goalmouth View of Soccer Player Scoring With Midair Volley
| Andrew Street

An Authority On Transparency In Sports Arbitration - MCFC v The Premier League

It was perhaps inevitable that the recent Court of Appeal judgment in Manchester City Football Club v The Football As...
Cash and Cricket Ball In Hand
| Craig Hogg & Stephanie Williams

Upping the anti: ICC’s corruption unit hands out 8-year bans to UAE cricketers Ahmed & Hayat

On 29 June 2021, the International Cricket Council (ICC) published another significant decision in the area of cricke...
Mobile betting on football match
| Alastair Campbell

A Data Analysis Of Outcomes In FA Betting Cases

According to the latest data from the UK Gambling Commission, in the year to December 2020, 4.8% of the UK adult popu...
Title images - Football with bank notes raining down
| Will Bordell

The perilous state of EFL club finances: A review of the Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday cases

This article examines several cases involving the English Football League (EFL) and two of its clubs: Sheffield Wedne...
Horseracing
| Adam Ibrahim, Benjamin Fellows, Chengiz Ali

When can directors and agents be personally liable - A cautionary tale from Tattersalls Ltd v McMahon

Bloodstock auction (auctions for horses that have been bred for racing[1]) sales are a common means of selling thorou...
Aerial view of Olympic Stadium in twilight
| Martin Ross, Mark Lebbon

A Summary Of CAS Decisions At The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

While audiences were focused on the inspiring performances of athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020), ...
Title images - two soldiers in battle surrounded by flames and smoke
| Andrew King

Wrestling For Control: Former WWE Pro’s Copyright Challenge To Activision’s Call of Duty Character

Copyright disputes relating to video games are becoming commonplace in American courts, and a recent decision from a ...
Title image - Football player kicking the ball past a defender
| Luca Pastore

Failure to reply to a FIFA proposal under Article 13 - lessons from Daugavpils v Kairat & FIFA

This article analyses a recent noteworthy award rendered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the case of BFC Dau...
Young Man Playing Video Game
| Daniel Kozelko

ESIC’s novel sanctioning methods in the CS:GO “coach spectator bug” case

In the last year the professional Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) scene has been rocked by significant alleg...
Bubble Soccer
| Benjamin Kaplan

Liability Waivers For US Sports Venue Operators: Key Takeaways From Quezada V. Game Truck Georgia

Liability waivers are an ever-present feature of American sports, given the relatively litigious nature of the Americ...
| Patricio Murphy

Nike And Chilean National Team: Sponsorship Dispute Reaches The Copa América

The latest CONMEBOL Copa América brought together national football teams from almost all South American countries an...
| Mike Cook

Why Blake Leeper is not running at the Tokyo Olympic Games – the 2nd CAS Award

Blake Leeper is a world class American 400 meter sprinter.  He is also a double amputee.  His goal is to co...
Baseball player sliding for home base
| Richard Giller; Kirk Gandy

How U.S. Courts Have Dealt with COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Cases Involving Pro Sports Teams

At the beginning of 2020 there were two big questions in American sports: could Lebron James and Anthony Davis revive...
| Chui Ling Goh (Ling)

Sun Yang Eligible For 2024 Paris Olympics: WADA v Sun Yang & FINA - 2nd CAS Award

On 22 June 2021, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled that Sun Yang was sanctioned with a period of ineligi...
| Mark Conrad

NCAA V. Alston - Why The NCAA Lost & What The Future Holds

In many respects, the United States of America employs a unique sports governance system. A key part of this system h...
Two Wrestlers Wrestling Each Other
| Sinziana Ianc, Tobias Rump, Colin Sroka

German Court ends the anti-trust fight between rival Wrestling Federations

The question[1] that ignited the fight before the Nuremberg-Fürth Regional Court and Nuremberg Court of Appeals ...
Indian cricket player on Indian flag design in background
| Roshan Gopalakrishna; R. Seshank Shekar; Harsh Malpani

Negotiating athlete endorsement agreements in India

This article was first published on 18 January 2017 and has been updated to reflect latest legal developments While ...
| Samuel Cuthbert, Michael Rawlinson QC

CTE And Causation: The Key Medico-Legal Issues In Rugby Union’s Concussion Litigation

As has been widely reported[1], a group of former professional rugby union players (Claimants) have brought a claim a...
Hand of A Referee With Yellow Card and Whistle
| Fernanda Duarte Marques

The João Palhinha Case: Portugal’s Arbitration Court reviews on-field referee decisions

Recently, an appeal was submitted to the Portugal Arbitration Court for Sport (TAD) by a player challenging his one g...
| Lindsay Brandon

Major Hurdles Still Face U.S. SafeSport In The Movement To Protect Athletes

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) is a non-profit organization[1] dedicated to ending “all forms of abuse in...
Basketball player finishing with a layup
| Anna Laszczyk, Jason Shardlow-Wrest

Polish Competition Authority investigates suspected collusion among basketball teams

The Polish Competition Authority (PCA) is investigating the behaviour of the Polish Basketball League (PBL) and sixte...
Bankruptcy
| Sarah Hartley

USA Gymnastics: How bankruptcy proceedings can help resolve mass sexual abuse claims

Over the last 5 years, USA Gymnastics (USAG), the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States, has be...
| David Hopkins

ICC v Heath Streak: A Landmark Eight Year Ban For Corrupt Conduct

Cricket has been bedevilled by match fixing and rigged spot betting over recent years, with several high-profile scan...
American Football Helmet and Ball On A Field
| Jodi Balsam

Fraud, Race Norming & Delays - How The NFL’s Concussion Litigation Fund Is Faring Five Years On

Just over five years ago, in April 2016, a U.S. federal appellate court approved the settlement agreement in In re: N...
Ball On Corner Kick Position On Soccer field with Maldives Flag On Ball
| Lokesh Kaza

Mariyam Mohammad And Her Lawyer Discuss Her Discrimination Case Against The Asian Football Confederation

The Sports Law & Policy Centre, Bengaluru (SLPC) organized a virtual event on 21st May 2021 to discuss the landma...
Image of football players arguing with referee
| Carol Couse, Tiran Gunawardena, Rustam Sethna

Sports Disputes and Disciplinary Procedures - the Year in review 2020/21

It is difficult to look back on 2020 without considering the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had, in any contex...
Male Gymnast Doing Handstand On Pommel Horse
| Simon Casinader, Niall Lavery

'Conceptual similarity' key to British Gymnastics' trade mark victory over UK Gymnastics

A recent UK Court of Appeal case[1] involving the British Amateur Gymnastics Association has highlighted the importan...
Man stretching through the pain
| Oonagh Webster

The Laws On Disclosing Medical Information During Football Transfers: A Review Of Barnsley v Hull City

On 31 January 2018, the last day of the January 2018 transfer window, footballer Angus MacDonald (Player) transferred...
Footballer Kicking Ball In Stadium
| Chris Anderson, Tom Murray

Doomed to Fail? An Analysis Of European Super League And The Complex Web Of Football Governance, Regulations & Laws

“Football – B**ody Hell” – Sir Alex Ferguson To adopt an over-used phrase in recent life, the European Super League ...
| Chris Morris, Will Thompson, Alexander Chaize, Victoria Artaza

Pandemic Stops Play – Will Australia Be Caught Out By Its Decision To Withdraw From 2021 Tour To South Africa?

On 17 February 2021, Cricket South Africa (CSA) lodged a dispute with the International Cricket Council (ICC) followi...
Emirates Stadium
| Manan Agrawal, Marcos Santillana

Breach or Bad Luck? Arsenal's Fight For Variable Sell-On Clauses In Transfer Agreements

On 26 February 2020, Arsenal were sanctioned by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee for including “variable sell-on claus...
| Holly Higgins

The Racing Partnership Case – The Rights and Obligations Of Distributors Of Live Sports Betting Data

The Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in The Racing Partnership v Sports Information Services[1]  is e...
| Mike Cook

Contamination cases: Is the ‘narrow corridor’ for athletes starting to widen? (the Shayna Jack first instance decision)

On 16 November 2020, a sole arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), acting as a first instance author...
| Chirayato Banerjee

Third-party influence in player's transfer agreement found to breach FIFA regs: Palmeiras v FIFA

This article examines the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) panel’s award in the case of Sociedade Esportiva Palme...

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