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Tag Archives: Legal

FIFA & Gianni Infantino welcome Swiss Federal Criminal Court decision to recuse extraordinary Federal Prosecutor!

FIFA and its President Gianni Infantino welcome the decision of the Swiss Federal Criminal Court (FCC) to remove Stefan Keller from his position as extraordinary Federal Prosecutor. The FCC emphatically declared that the bias of Mr Keller, as demonstrated by his various media releases, repeated procedural errors, and consistent denial …

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Swiss Criminal Court reprimands extraordinary Federal Prosecutor Stefan Keller & declares aspects of his FIFA investigation null & void!

The Swiss Federal Criminal Court (FCC) has ruled that extraordinary Federal Prosecutor Stefan Keller acted illegally by extending his investigation beyond its remit. Mr Keller was appointed to look into certain meetings that the former Swiss Attorney General, Michael Lauber, had with the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. However, instead of …

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CAF organizes workshop for Legal Affairs Managers!

The CAF Legal Affairs and Compliance Division on Thursday, August 13 held a virtual workshop for Legal Affairs Managers of the affiliated Member Associations (MA) to discuss legal issues related to the development of the game. The one-day workshop held via video-conference also sought to open up the operations of …

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UEFA’s Disciplinary discussions held in Cyprus!

UEFA, other continental football confederations and prominent legal stakeholders have been examining ways of strengthening cooperation in disciplinary matters at the latest UEFA Disciplinary Workshop, held in Limassol, Cyprus. Discussions centred, among other things, on the potential for closer ties, and greater exchanges of know-how on common disciplinary issues. UEFA’s …

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Soccerex to address the Governance of Football in Asia!

Soccerex have announced that during the Asian Forum in Doha, Qatar, December 4-5, a conference panel featuring legal experts with extensive FIFA and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) experience will debate ‘The Governance of Football in Asia’. The speakers will include former AFC Head of Sports Legal Services, Disciplinary and Governance …

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