Key case law on attempts to circumvent FIFA’s Training Compensation System

Published 18 December 2014 By: Markus Manninen

Attila Filkor

In the words of the Court of Arbitration for Sport ("CAS"), the rationale for FIFA’s Training Compensation System (TCS) is, ‘that clubs should be encouraged to train players and those clubs that carry out the training process successfully should be rewarded for their efforts. By the same token, those other clubs that enjoy the fruits of that process should be obliged to pay something in compensation for the training efforts engaged in by others.1


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Markus Manninen

Markus Manninen

Markus is an attorney focused on commercial litigation and arbitration as well as sports law at the Finnish law firm Hannes Snellman Attorneys (Helsinki). He serves as a CAS arbitrator.

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