All in Dispute resolution
On 11 July 2019, FIFA announced the publication of its new Disciplinary Code, which came into effect on 15 July 2019. Tiran Gunawardena and Rustam Sethna of the Mills & Reeve sports law team have authored a more detailed piece about the new Disciplinary Code for LawInSport.
We are delighted to announce that Julian Moore has joined the Mills & Reeve London office, as the head of the London sports team. Julian is a highly-experienced commercial sports lawyer who focuses, in particular, on media, sponsorship and other sports rights. He acts for a wide range of clients across the sector, both domestically and internationally, and in a number of sports, including football, horse racing, cycling, cricket and golf.
On 26 April 2018, FIFA issued Circular Letter 1625, which introduced some of the most significant changes to the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP) seen in many years. The changes will come into effect from 1 June 2018. Our Tiran Gunawardena explains what these changes are and what they will mean for players and football clubs going forward.
What happens when a footballer has a falling out with his club? Where does the dispute get heard - domestically or internationally? Does it matter if the player involved is a foreign/international player? What issues are involved? When would a player have grounds to terminate his contract, and what are the consequences for doing so? What would a new club need to consider when signing such a player? We consider all these issues and more in a new 2 part Reevaldo series.
League Managers' Association (LMA) chief executive Richard Bevan has stated that the culture of sacking managers is "severely damaging" English football. A manager getting sacked is certainly a common sight for English football fans and for the sports industry in general. But is it worse in England that elsewhere in the world? And what are the legal consequences of a manager getting sacked? Our Americo Espallargas explains.
The CAS has issued its decision in the dispute between ACF Fiorentina, Mohamed Salah and Chelsea FC concerning a dispute between the parties over a loan agreement from 2015.
The Code of Sports-related Arbitration (commonly known as the “CAS Code”) are the rules and regulations which govern the procedure of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). On 1 January 2016, the latest amendments came into effect.
Tiran specialises in international sports arbitration and dispute resolution and regularly advises players’ associations, clubs, players and intermediaries on football regulatory matters.