Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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February 9, 2017

The case involved the termination of an employment contract between a professional football player X (the Player) and the club A without cause (alongside clubs B. and C). The FIFA DRC Decision found that the Player and club C. were jointly and severally liable for the payment to A. of EUR 3'100'000, including interest, as compensation for termination of the contract without cause, in accordance with Art. 17(1) of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP).

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_690/2016
Original language: 
French
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 670 (2017)
Parties
Counsel
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March 17, 2011

The case involved a dispute between several chess federations (the French, German, Swiss, Ukrainian and American Federations and a company named Karpov 2010 Inc.) in the framework of the election campaign for the new chairman of the Fédération Internationale des Echecs (“FIE”). Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s candidacy was opposed by Anatoly Karpov (the former was subsequently elected).

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_600/2010
Original language: 
French
Published: 
30 ASA Bull 119 (2012)
Parties
Counsel
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October 16, 2014

Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü, the well-known Turkish football club, was sanctioned by the Turkish Football Federation for match-fixing. Further sanctions were issued by the UEFA and some of the individuals involved were also sentenced by the Turkish courts. The case is a “cause célèbre” in sport matters and therefore needs not be described in much more detail.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_324/2014
Original language: 
German
Published: 
34 ASA Bull 400 (2016)
Parties
Counsel
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