Monetary claims before FIFA: Are they worth it?

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?

Indian Competition Law in Sports

A case study on the Indian Volleyball Federation In the era of globalisation, the similarities between sports and businesses are ever increasing. The monopolistic nature of sports organisations and the inherent need for maintaining competitive balance between teams have resulted in the introduction of many forms of economic restraints like revenue-sharing, spending caps, drafts, non-tampering … Continue reading Indian Competition Law in Sports

FIFA’s New Agents’ Regulations

If we asked people in the street what they thought of intermediaries I'm sure critics would label them money grabbers or blame them for the hyper-inflation of transfer prices. By contrast supporters might argue that intermediaries constitute an essential part of the football ecosystem. What neither would really discuss is whether FIFA should regulate this … Continue reading FIFA’s New Agents’ Regulations