CAS curbs perceived ‘Player Power – The Matuzalem ruling’

Published: Sunday, 11 October 2009. No Comments

Kenny Scott, Employment Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) last month delivered an important decision on the issue of termination of football players' contracts without just cause. The ruling in the Matuzalem case, is the latest landmark decision regarding buying out contracts and transfers, following in the footsteps of the Bosman and Webster cases.

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