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EU probe means sports governing bodies will have to justify their claim that only they provide the real thing.
The debate surrounding players’ safety has reignited (if it ever went away), in particular in relation to the potential for head injuries.
A few years ago the French government seriously tried to make sport fully regulated at EU level on a top-down basis.
Too broad, too limited: and too far and too fast.
Paul Herbert discusses the International Olympic Committee’s agreement with Discovery Communications, a US-based global media company and the parent company of Eurosport.
Commission, Parliament and Council reach concensus on some proposals.
Pragmatic conclusion to Singapore case on enforcement of Dispute Adjudication Board decision.
The variable element, ie. the commission or overtime, should be included as ‘remuneration’.
The latest football/finance issue to rear its head is ‘third-party ownership’ of football players.
Can an employee who simply overeats and is consequently overweight be protected for the purposes of employment law?
While there is no freestanding protection against discrimination on the grounds of obesity, an employee may be protected under disability discrimination laws.
UEFA’s regulations look likely to be given a qualified pass by the European Commission. Stephen Hornsby’s article explains why this is, legally, highly questionable.
Yes, was the view of the European Court of Justice in Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd last week.
This point was dealt with in Svensson and others v Retriever Sverige AB by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on 13 February 2014.
Since 2012, the government has been conducting an audit of EU powers, with a view to seeking their repatriation to the UK in appropriate cases.
In its Green Paper entitled ‘Preparing for a fully converged audio visual world’, the Commission gave its gloss on the famous FAPL judgment of the European Court of Justice.
The impact of the ECHR on competition law has mostly been confined to procedural matters; however, it has had some impact on substantive law as well and this may be set to increase.
The European Commission has passed a number of directives relating to late payment, the latest of which is Directive 2011/7/EU.