German Competition Authority Assesses the "50+1" Rule

German Competition Authority Assesses the
On 31 May 2021, the German Federal Cartel Authority (Bundeskartellamt) informed the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) of its preliminary assessment under competition law of the "50+1" rule.

In March 2018, the 36 Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 composing the DFL voted to retain the "50+1" rule following pressure from supporter groups. In this context, the Bundeskartellamt, Germany’s national competition regulator, assessed and...

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