The jurisdiction of CAS in domestic football disputes – a potential pitfall
The Jurisdiction of the CAS in domestic disputes according to the FIFA Statutes
- violations of the Laws of the Game;
- suspensions of up to four matches or up to three months (with the exception of doping decisions); and,
- decisions against which an appeal to an independent and duly constituted arbitration tribunal recognised under the rules of an Association or Confederation may be made.
The Jurisdiction of the CAS in domestic disputes according to the CAS Code
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About the Author
Roy is an attorney-at-law, at Probst Partner AG, Zurich, Switzerland. He specialises in litigation and arbitration relating to sports law e.g. disciplinary and ethical matters (challenging sanctions), transfer disputes, training compensation, eligibility issues, TV rights, doping, match fixing, players/agents contracts. He regularly represents clubs, federations, players and coaches before the judicial bodies of FIFA, UEFA and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). He also has expertise in employment, intellectual property and media law.