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Sports law

Since 1990, "DUPONT-HISSEL" - a pioneer in this field - has developed a unique experience in international sports law, particularly in matters relating to European law.

European law

Jean-Louis DUPONT and Martin HISSEL are also regularly involved in European law and international commercial arbitration cases, outside the professional sports sector.

Whatever your profile, "DUPONT-HISSEL" is happy to assist you. Do not hesitate to contact us.

News and recent cases

EU Regulation on Foreign Subsidies and Football


The State of Football Governance - Advocate General Szpunar Paves the Way for a Critical Assessment of the Status Quo

By Robby Houben (University of Antwerp) & Siniša Petrović (University of Zagreb).

See, on "Asser International Sports Law Blog": https://www.asser.nl/sportslaw/blog

UEFA and Belgian Federation rules on "home-grown players" violate EU law according to the First Advocate General of the CJEU

In case C-680/21, in which "Dupont-Hissel" represents Lior Refaelov and Royal Antwerp FC, on 9 March 2023, Mr Szpunar, the First Advocate General of the CJEU, delivered his conclusions.