Among those sentenced to prison, there are the former manager of the club, Vizcay, with the heaviest sentence, the former president Archanco and two former Real Betis players, Amaya and Torres. Read the sentence(in Spanish)
FIFA guidelines for dealing with the legal consequences of the COVID-19 in the world of footballJuanjo
FIFA has issued a document approved by its General Council, containing the proposals of the working group, which included footballers, leagues, national associations and confederations, to deal with the legal consequences of the COVID-19, including those relating to player contracts and transfers. Read the document
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) annuls the suspension of track and field athlete Jarrion LawsonJuan Ramón Berdugo
Considers it more than likely that the origin of the banned substance for which he tested positive was contaminated beef consumed in a restaurant. Read the resolution.
Spanish 2nd Division football club Real Zaragoza, a former club president and an exmanager convicted of tax fraud in relation to the termination of football player Peter Luccin’s contract Juan Ramón Berdugo
As a result of the settlement agreed with the Public Prosecutor's Office and the State Attorney's Office Real Zaragoza will be ineligible for public financial support during the next 9 months. Read the news (in spanish).
The Supreme Court confirms Spanish Secretariat for Sports (CSD) jurisdiction to hear appeals against professional leagues and upholds CSD’s decision on Ourense’s participation in ACBJuan Ramón Berdugo
Read the news (in spanish). Read the sentence (in spanish).
The General Court annuls the Commission’s decision classifying the tax regime of four Spanish professional football clubs as State aidJose Paez Romero
The Court holds that the Commission has not shown to the requisite legal standard that the measure at issue conferred an advantage on its beneficiaries. Read the ECJ's press release
Santiago Nebot obtains from the Superior Council for Sports an important favourable resolution to the appeal filed for the issuance of the sports license of a foreign minorJose Paez Romero
Our partner Santiago Nebot obtains an important favourable resolution from the Superior Council for Sports. Access the decision (in Spanish).
Santiago Nebot has successfully represented international coach Sergio Lobera in his claim for salaries and compensation for early termination of contract against Atletic Tetouan Jose Paez Romero
On Wednesday, April 30th, the Moroccan club Atletic Tetouan was sentenced to pay the total amount claimed by the club's ex-coach, Sergio Lobera. In this way, the club is exposed not only to a financial penalty but also to sports sanctions if they don´t submit the payments within 30 days after the notification of the [...]
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismisses the appeal filed by the Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter Jose Paez Romero
CAS has dismissed the appeal by Nesta Carter against the decision issued on 25 January 2017 by the International Olympic Committee Disciplinary Panel in which he was found to have committed an antidoping rule violation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Read the press release.
The Spanish Competition Authority sets the conditions on which the incumbent national railways company may rent out locomotives to its competitors in the cargo transport market Jose Paez Romero
Article 11 of the Act on the creation of the Spanish Competition Authority (SCA) entitles the SCA, in accordance with the RECAST Directive, to intervene with the aim of ensuring the efficient management and a fair and non-discriminatory use of the railways infrastructure. Access the SCA's press release.