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CAS decision provides guidance on Football Club ‘sporting succession’ in Romania

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Friday, 25 August 2023 By Paul Ciucur

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”), in its recent award in CAS 2021/A/8331 Victor Pițurcă v. RFF & U Craiova 1948 SA (“CAS Award”), confirmed the decisions passed by the judicial bodies of the Romanian Football Federation (“RFF”) where several legal issues, including national insolvency law, were brought up.

This article discusses this case and its implications for sporting succession in football.

To understand more about the concept of sporting succession, please see this article on LawInSport[1].

The author represented the RFF in this case. 

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Paul Ciucur

Paul Ciucur

Paul is the managing partner at Maier, Ciucur & Partners Law Firm, Bucharest/Timisoara, Romania.

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