EU Soccer Finance Rules Face Antitrust Challenge

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A Belgian soccer player agent on Monday lodged a complaint with the European Commission, challenging part of the Union of European Football Associations' financial fair play rules, including one that prevents certain soccer clubs from spending more than they take in.

Some provisions of UEFA's fair play rules constitute alleged “infringements to fundamental principals” of European Union law, including the region's competition rules, the office of attorney Jean-Louis Dupont said in a statement Monday. Dupont lodged a complaint against UEFA on behalf of Daniel Striani, an...
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