English football has become more than just a game. It has become a multibillion-pound business in which, over the next three seasons, a £5.136 billion television deal (for live broadcasting rights, not taking into account the equally lucrative sale of overseas rights) will be divided amongst the twenty English Premier League clubs. Not surprisingly, many […]
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Jonathan Himpe has published a comparative legal study on the implementation of the FIFA Regulations on Working with Intermediaries in the June 2016 edition of the international sports and tax law journal Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports (GSLTR 2016/2, 9-13). In the article Jonathan discusses and compares the most important provisions of the intermediary […]
FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee has imposed a CHF 60,000 fine on Belgian D1 club K. Sint-Truidense VV for entering into contracts that enabled a third party to influence the club’s independence in employment and transfer related matters, as well as for entering into an agreement that assigns rights to a third party in relation to the […]