The FIFA transfer system again in front of the CJEU

On 20 September 2022, the Mons Court of Appeal referred a question to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling on the legality of FIFA's current transfer system with regard to the free movement of workers and free competition. The question referred for a preliminary ruling is worded as follows: "Are Art...

"Football-Legal" publishes two articles on the future of football governance in the EU.

The first article is authored by Professor Wathelet, ex Judge and ex first Advocate General at the CJEU. Professor Wathelet looks at the sports program that the CJEU has to face in the coming months. The second article is by Professor Robby Houben (University of Antwerp), who questions the future...

Case Swift Hespérange v UEFA and FLF

"Dupont-Hissel represents the claimants in the action launched on 21 July 2022 by Swift Hespérange, "Leopard" (sponsor) and a supporter against UEFA and the Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Football (FLF), challenging the EU legality of various rules of these two federations.

Hearing of the CJEU in the Super League case.

On July 11 and 12, the Grand Chamber (15 judges) of the CJEU held the hearing in the Super League v. UEFA and FIFA case.

"European Super League" hearing in the CJEU scheduled on 11 and 12 July

See: https://www.politico.eu/article/hold-football-super-league-court-hearing-set-for-july/

European Super League: Ceferin's threats of boycott

UEFA president threatens a US match organiser because simply because he works for Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Juventus ...

Sisters are doin' it for themselves

Some news transcends law and economics: it is sociological in nature. Such is the case of the latest women's Clasico, which broke the attendance record for a women's match.

EUROPEAN SUPER LEAGUE: JUVENTUS PRESIDENT REAFFIRMS CONFIDENCE IN CJEU

Andrea AGNELLI spoke about the continuation of the ESL project at the "FT Business of Football" summit in London, on 3 March 2022.

Filing of a criminal complaint concerning the rigging of the 2013-2014 Belgian championship

"Dupont-Hissel represents the plaintiffs

FIFA president in favour of EURO every two years

A World Cup every 2 years. Why not the same regarding EURO ... ?

Top lawyers reveal why they expect to defeat UEFA in European Super League battle

Lawyers for ESL promoter company A22 say Madrid judge was “alarmed by threats of Ceferin” and “thinks the merits of the case are good”.

The FIFA World Cup every two years: a perfect example of conflict of interest.

FIFA's plan to hold its flagship tournament every two years is causing a stir.

The purchase of Newcastle by a Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund or the problem of "state clubs".

After PSG, it's Newcastle's turn to be owned, in short, by a state.

"DUPONT-HISSEL" defends Antwerp in the case of the rules on "Home-Grown Players”

The Court of First Instance in Brussels has just referred questions to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling.