On 15 December 2022, Advocate General (“AG”) Rantos issued an opinion in the European Superleague Company case in which he recommended that the FIFA-UEFA rules on the prior approval of new sports competitions should be held to be compatible with Articles 101 and 102 TFEU. The AG considered that, whilst the European Superleague Company (“ESLC”) is entitled to establish its own independent football competition, it cannot do so and participate in the competitions organised by FIFA and UEFA without obtaining the latter’s prior approval (Case C-333/21, European
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers
Already Subscribed? Sign-in
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.
Read one article for free
Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.