In a judgment of March 10, 2021, after a case lasting almost five years, the Zurich Labour Court held that the 2016 dismissal of Markus Kattner, former FIFA Acting Secretary General, was justified and appropriate. The Court determined that, given the breaches of loyalty committed by this former employee, it …Read More »
The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Markus Kattner, former FIFA Deputy Secretary General and Acting Secretary General, guilty of conflicts of interest and having abused his position, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics. The investigation into Mr Kattner covered various charges concerning bonus payments …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 »
World football governing body FIFA has dismissed its Deputy Secretary General Markus Kattner from his position with effective immediately. FIFA’s internal investigation uncovered breaches of his fiduciary responsibilities in connection with his employment. FIFA will not comment further on any of the details, but will continue its cooperation with the …Read More »