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    Financial Fair Play not so Fair?

      The Legal Weasel had been wondering when the first legal challenge to UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Rules would be made.  The FFP rules, you will recall, are the brainchild of UEFA presudent Michel Platini, and are designed to ensure … Continue reading

    Football Creditors Rule held to be lawful

      The ‘Football Creditors Rule’ is an all encompassing title referring to the various (and controversial) provisions which regulate professional football and provide that for a Premier League or Football League club to exit administration and retain their league status,  … Continue reading

    Going Dutch : Financial Regulation of clubs

      Following on from commentary elsewhere on this site about the forthcoming Financial Fair Play in UK football,  and the German approach to regulating the financial position of football clubs,   Full Contact’s Dan Chapman provides some insight by way of … Continue reading

    Financial Fair Play and the summer window: austerity or growth?

      As previously reported by Full Contact, the Financial Fair Play rules loom large in professional football. Will or should this impact thinking in the coming transfer window and those to follow? Different rules will apply to each division but … Continue reading

    Clubs vote in favour of Financial Fair Play

    Championship clubs in the Football League have today voted in favour of Financial Fair Play rules, which are designed to ensure that clubs become financially self-sustaining. Owners of clubs will be allowed to invest a maximum of £6 million next … Continue reading

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