The Belgian Competition Authority imposes interim measures requested by a football club following an appeal judgment (Virton / RBFA)

On 19 November 2020, the Competition College (Mededingingscollege / Collège de la concurrence) of the Belgian Competition Authority (Belgische Mededingingsautoriteit / Autorité belge de la Concurrence - the BCA) imposed interim measures on the Royal Belgian Football Association (the RBFA) at the request of Royal Excelsior Virton (Virton). The BCA’s previous decision to decline Virton’s request for interim measures had been annulled by the Markets Court of the Brussels Court of Appeal (Marktenhof / Cour des marchés – the Markets Court). In April 2020, the RBFA had refused to issue a new operating licence to Virton because

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Peter L'Ecluse, Valérie Lefever, The Belgian Competition Authority imposes interim measures requested by a football club following an appeal judgment (Virton / RBFA), 19 November 2020, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 98386

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