Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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May 26, 2014

The dispute involved a fee paid by a Spanish club, Real Zaragosa, to the Italian club Genoa for the transfer of Diego Milito. The fee obtained for the transfer was EUR 5 million. However the player had been transferred to Genoa in 2004 and at the time, the racing club Asociación Civil of Argentina was in bankruptcy and consequently, pursuant to applicable Argentinian law, there was a third company managing its affairs.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_544/2013
Original language: 
German
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 157 (2015)
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August 28, 2014

The case involved a decision of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber (“DRC”) ordering a player and his club jointly to pay an amount of £400’000 to the Claimant because the player had been hired in breach of the relevant FIFA regulation on the transfer of players. Both joint Defendants appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) but the Player failed to pay the advance of costs and his appeal was deemed withdrawn and consequently struck out.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_6/2014
Original language: 
French
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 85 (2015), ATF 140 III 520
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March 8, 2016

The case involved a dispute between two professional football clubs, which entered into a contract in 2010 concerning a certain professional player. As is fairly usual, the transfer of the player by one club to the other was accompanied by certain commitments in case of a subsequent transfer. A contractual penalty could apply in various circumstances.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_510/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
Bull. ASA 2016, p. 928
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