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Turkish Football Federation sentenced to compensate former coach Fatih Therim after his dismissal

7/5/2018

On Monday May 7th, a Court sentenced the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) to compensate former coach Faith Terim with close to Euro 2 million for unfair dismissal. Read the news (in Spanish)  

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Sport law

Ruling of Spain’s Football Arbitral Tribunal (TAF) in favour of UD Las Palmas in their claim against Sevilla FC over Vitolo’s move to Atlético de Madrid, ordering Sevilla FC to pay Euro 4.1 million

7/5/2018

On Monday, May 7th, Spain’s Football Arbitral Tribunal (TAF) rendered an award granting UD Las Palmas compensation in the amount of Euro 4.1 million, plus the corresponding tax, equivalent to 12.5% of the profit generated by the transfer price (€ 35.8 million) paid by Atlético de Madrid for the signing of the player Víctor Machín [...]

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The General Court of the EU rejects the requests of Valencia, Bankia and LaLiga in relation to the  Valencia C.F. State aid case

5/5/2018

On Saturday, May 5th, the General Court, through three orders of April 26th, dismissed the requests of the Valencia Foundation, LaLiga and Bankia. After their participation as interested parties in the administrative stage before the European Commission, now, they had joined the appeal before the General Court of the European Union. Read the news (in [...]

EU Law and competition

Spain’s National High Court absolves the accused to promote hissing to the national anthem in the RFEF King’s Cup’s final on May 2015 of crime against honor to the King and insult to Spain

4/5/2018

On Friday 4th of May 2018, the Forth Section of the Criminal Chamber of the High Court absolved Santiago E.P. of crime against honor to the Crown and insult to Spain, for having promoted the hissing to the national anthem in the final game of the King's Cup in May 2015, on the understanding that [...]

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Sport law

Resolution of the DG for Activities and the Promotion of Sport for the grant of subsidies in the field of sport for the promotion of the organization and management of Andalusian sports federations and technical modernization and sports performance

Resolution of May 4, of the General Directorate of Activities and Promotion of Sport, by means of which subsidies in the field of sport, competitive regime, for the promotion of the organization and management of sports federations Andalusian (FOGF modality) and technical modernization and sports performance (TRD modality) are convened. Publication in the Official Regional [...]

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Permanent disability of a footballer over 32 years old and with a history of injuries: there is no maximum age to work as a football player and the Permanent disability must be recognized if the injuries are true

1/5/2018

Judgement (in Spanish)  

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(Español) Resolución TAD

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The Government authorises a call for grants valued at Euro 13.8 million aimed at social security contributions for professional athletes (‘Deportistas de Alto Nivel, DAN’) and sportsmen who represent Spain in International competitions

18/5/2018

On Friday, May 18th, the Council of Ministers authorised a call for grants from the Superior Sports Board ('Consejo Superior de Deportes') in 2018, valued at nearly 14 million Euros: social security contributions for professional athletes and sportsmen who represent Spain in International competitions. Publication of call for grants in Spain's Official Journal (in Spanish)

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Regional taxes in Spain on large retail establishments are compatible with EU law

26/4/2018

The purpose of the taxes is to contribute to environmental protection and to town and country planning by attempting to correct and counterbalance the adverse effects of large retail establishments. According to the CJEU, “exemptions based on the size or nature of the activities of an establishment provided for by taxes such as those in [...]

EU Law and competition

The European Commission requests member states to speed up the adoption of the the new data protection rules

25/01/2018

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