A guide to Serie A’s new collective bargaining agreement
On 10th March 2023, the Italian Football Association (“FIGC”), the Serie A Italian Professional League ('Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A' or “Serie A”) and the Italian football players association ('Associazione Italiana Calciatori' or “AIC”) entered into a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”), valid until 30th June 2024.
This article looks at changes introduced in the new Serie A CBA for men’s football, and how this differs from the previous agreements.
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Luca Ferrai is the Global Head of Sports at Withers. He specialises in sports marketing and sports law and provides legal advice to athletes, footballers, agents, coaches, managers, clubs, leagues, federations, investors and sponsors. He provides advice on: sponsorship contracts; playing contracts; coaching contracts; managers employment contracts; international player transfers; agency contracts; intellectual property licensing and audio-visual rights licensing. He also has long-standing experience in national and international sports regulatory issues as well as in sports commercial litigation, and in particular national and international sports arbitration.