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Sport and Competition Law – Annual Review 2022/23

In this article first published in LawInSport, Northridge consultant Benoît Keane recaps on the (many) competition law developments relevant to sport from the past year, including:

Sports Governance and EU competition law
  • Super League case
  • Role of CAS
  • Padel
  • Covid19 – Fines for agreements for no-poaching agreements relating to player
Media Rights
  • Denmark: End of ‘No Single Buyer’ rule a sign of things to come?
  • France: Rejection of antitrust cases against sale of Football Ligue 1 rights to Amazon
  • Swisscom fine of CHF 71.8m for abuse of dominant position in sports broadcasting
Antitrust decisions and commercial activities
  • UK CMA imposes fines for price fixing of Ranger FC’s football merchandise
  • Settlement of antitrust case over football-data licensing
  • Belgium: Tender for Sponsorship Supply Contracts

To read the full article, visit LawInSport’s website.