CAS Proceedings: Swiss Federal Tribunal, 27 November 2018, decision A_474/2018

CAS Proceedings: Swiss Federal Tribunal, 27 November 2018, decision A_474/2018

A CAS Panel’s failure to consider (true) nova does not represent an excessive limitation of its full power to review the facts and the law.

Facts/Procedure

On 26 January 2010, X. (the Appellant, a professional football club) and Y., another professional football club, entered into a contract whereby Y. transferred to X. the footballer A.

A dispute arose between the parties regarding the application of certain clauses of the transfer agreement. Y. lodged a complaint against X. before the FIFA Players’ Status Committee (PSC)....

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