The EU Commission challenges the governance rules of an international sport association as being incompatible with competition law (International Skating Union)

Skating on thin ice: The European Commission challenges the governance rules of an international sports association as being incompatible with European antitrust rules* The recent announcement by the European Commission (“the Commission”) that it is actively looking into the compatibility of the disciplinary measures exacted by the International Skating Union (“ISU”) with competition rules reminds us yet again of that there are few elements of modern life that are exempt from the scope of EU competition rules. The approach being undertaken by the Commission in the ISU case constitutes a logical extension of the recent interest shown by National Competition Authorities within the EU on the compatibility of governance rules of sports organisations with national and EU competition law. [1]

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Pablo Figueroa, Peter Alexiadis, The EU Commission challenges the governance rules of an international sport association as being incompatible with competition law (International Skating Union), 27 September 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin September 2016, Art. N° 82310

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