VINCK & HIMPE sports law firm is delighted to have advised on the transfer of Nicolas Lombaerts from FC Zenit Saint Petersburg to KV Oostende. With the present deal Lombaerts will return to his home country after having played for Russian side FC Zenit for ten seasons. During that time, he won the Russian Championship […]
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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 […]
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 […]