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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
FIFA is launching its new legal portal (legal.fifa.com) today in order to provide direct access to documents of interest to all stakeholders involved in FIFA’s legal and compliance activities. This important step reflects one of the key pillars of the FIFA 2.0 vision document by providing greater transparency in dealing …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »