FIFA has changed its definition of Third Party Ownership. Why has it done so and what are the consequences for players?
It is now one full year since the tragic accident that took away the life of the prolific young footballer Emiliano Sala. But there has been little peace since his death between his former club FC Nantes ("Nantes") and Cardiff City FC ("Cardiff") where the player was headed. On 25 September 2019, the legal dispute … Continue reading Emiliano Sala: An Agreement Never Rests In Peace
Introduction In June 2009, FIFA started the process to alter their regulations and control over agents, which culminated with approval of the new Regulations on working with intermediaries which came into force on April 2015. When these regulations came out, it was viewed as a positive step, especially for clubs and federations, on what was … Continue reading Italy’s New Licensing System For Agents
Elite athletes are celebrities. The public know about their salaries, love life and family life, but should we know about their medical history or should that remain private? There is no common global consensus regarding the treatment of sportsmen and sportswomen's medical data. So how does it work in different sports and different countries? Medical … Continue reading Should Athletes’ Health be Public?