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Commercial providers of sports competitions come in conflict with the sport associations

Posted by Dr. Jochen Fritzweiler on January 12, 2017

More and more, sports competitions are offered by commercial entrepreneurs and not by the sports federations, such as running competitions, or privately organized tournaments of various sports. Can sports associations, subject to their autonomy and their own statutes, issue permits, demand fees or even impose sanctions? Inconsistency of law: This is the view of LG […]

J. Kornbeck comments on the decision of the European Commission in the article “ISU case decided: Loyalty clauses as antitrust infringement”

Posted by Dr. Jochen Fritzweiler on March 15, 2019

J. Kornbeck / Brussels comments in an article in the journal Sport and Law “ISU case decided: Loyalty clauses as antitrust infringement” the most recent decision of the European Commission of 08.12.2017 to the antitrust appeal of the Dutch speed skaters M. Tuitert and N. Kerstholt: The International Ice Skating Union (ISU) has sanctioned the […]