Belgium: the relegation of a club does not prima facie infringe competition law

Belgium: the relegation of a club does not prima facie infringe competition law
The Belgian Pro League decision of 15 May 2020 to declare the 2019-2020 season closed does not infringe competition law. The relegation of the football club Waasland-Beveren to division 1B is not prima facie incompatible with competition law.

The club argued that the Pro League decision of 15 May 2020 to declare the 2019-2020 season closed and which resulted in the relegation of Waasland-Beveren, infringed competition law. They asked the College (i) to order the Pro League and/or the Royal Belgian...

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