Partner Paul Van den Bulck Covers Financial Fair-Play Issues in Sports

July 2, 2018

Brussels partner Paul Van den Bulck wrote an article published in the May 2018 issue of Journal de droit européen discussing financial fair-play issues in the professional sports industry under European competition law.

In the article, Van den Bulck examined the applicability of European competition law to the Union of European Football Associations’ financial fair-play rule, which imposes financial reporting requirements on clubs operating under the League of National Championships in Europe. Critics of the rule say it restricts competition within the industry, an issue that Van den Bulck noted has yet to be settled by the courts.

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