The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Joseph S. Blatter, former FIFA President, and Jérôme Valcke, former FIFA Secretary General, guilty of various violations of the FIFA Code of Ethics (FCE). The investigations into Messrs Blatter and Valcke covered various charges, in particular concerning bonus payments in …Read More »
FIFA files criminal complaint in connection with Museum project that landed football with a bill of CHF 500 million!
FIFA has lodged a criminal complaint with Zurich’s cantonal prosecutor as evidence of suspected criminal mismanagement by FIFA’s former management and companies appointed by them in relation to the ‘Haus zur Enge’ has surfaced following an investigation by external experts. The complaint identifies the direct involvement of former FIFA President …Read More »
FIFA files claims against Joseph Blatter and Michel Platini!
FIFA has today filed claims in the relevant Swiss courts against former FIFA President Joseph Blatter and former FIFA Vice-President Michel Platini, seeking restitution of the CHF 2 million unduly paid to Mr Platini back in February 2011. This follows the unanimous resolution recently adopted by the FIFA Governance Committee …Read More »
CAS confirms former FIFA president Blatter’s six years suspension!
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeal of Joseph S. Blatter. As a consequence, the decision rendered by the FIFA Appeal Committee (FIFA AC) on February 16, 2016 remains in force and Mr Blatter remains banned from taking part in any football-related activity at national and …Read More »
Independent FIFA Ethics Committee opens formal proceedings against Joseph Blatter, Jérôme Valcke & Markus Kattner!
The deputy chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee, Djimbaraye Bourngar, has opened formal proceedings against Joseph Blatter, former President of FIFA; Jérôme Valcke, former Secretary General of FIFA; and Markus Kattner, formerActing Secretary General and Director of Finance & Corporate Services. The investigatory chamber will investigate …Read More »