Important changes to The FA’s Regulations on Intermediaries
Published 29 September 2017 By: Nick De Marco QC
The most important changes were the introduction of the following new Regulations:
B11 - An Intermediary shall only enter into a single Representation Contract with the same Player at any one time.
B12 - An Intermediary shall not enter into a Representation Contract with a Player under an exclusive
Representation Contract with another Intermediary.
B13 - A Player shall not enter into a Representation Contract with an Intermediary whilst under an exclusive Representation Contract with another Intermediary.
G3 - An Intermediary should use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Organisation through which he operates shall comply fully with the requirements of the Rules of The Association and these Regulations in relation to any Intermediary Activity carried out by that Intermediary.
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He has advised and acted for a number of sports governing bodies, athletes, most Premier League football clubs and many world-class football players in commercial and regulatory disputes.