Could you ever have imagined life without football? A time where football competitions were cancelled or postponed all over the world? A time when, in most parts of the world, a football match could not be scheduled due to social distancing? Well, that’s the situation we find ourselves in! National competitions are cancelled or postponed … Continue reading Football during Covid-19: No play no pay?
What are pre-contracts? When we talk about pre-contracts, we have to keep in mind that this legal instrument is the precursor to an employment relationship, before key terms and obligations have been established. A pre-contract in the sports context "is a preparatory agreement in which the guidelines for a future employment relationship are established. It … Continue reading Pre-contracts
The current legal framework Overdue payables constitute one of the most pertinent, global loose ends in the football legal sphere. In a market where huge amounts of money are spent every day, it is inevitable that some debtors eventually breach their contractual obligations, more specifically their obligation to pay pre-stipulated amounts to counter-parties. The phenomenon … Continue reading Monetary claims before FIFA: Are they worth it?
As the dust settles in Sarajevo after the inaugural FCE Congress on football law in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region, we reflect on this ground breaking event organised by Sabrina Buljubasic and Dev Kumar Parmar. The conference was hosted just outside of the city at the beautiful Tarcin Resort. With the combination of … Continue reading The FCE Congress
After several years, it has finally been confirmed that in 2019 Ecuadorian football will begin a new chapter by having their own Professional Football League (EPFL). The new league is poised to bring about a number of significant (and positive) changes, including: a sales process for TV rights, mechanisms to protect the rights of teams … Continue reading Football in Ecuador