The particular effects of sanctions, as well as compliance issues – or lack thereof – of the FFP Regulations and EU competition law have already beenpreviewed in the previous texts. In this final installment discussion will turn to the possible consequences of Financial Fair Play for clubs competing in the Polish Ekstraklasa.
One of the most discussed topics among the sports lawyers currently is the disputed compliance of UEFA Financial Fair Play regulations and the EU competition law regime. UEFA claims that EU officials have approved the document, with competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia lending it his support. UEFA European Football Federation representatives have [...]
Towards the end of last year the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued an important ruling in the case involving the Spanish football club Malaga CF. The defendant club has been found to have an unpaid tax in the amount exceeding €8 million. The Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) – UEFA’s [...]