New Image Rights Regulations in Uruguay

New Image Rights Regulations in Uruguay
In recent years, Uruguayan football experienced a revolution regarding image rights, due to lawsuits filed by both players and referees.
 

Bill, 16 July 2018

Presidential Decree no. 94/2019, 8 April 2019

 

Introduction

 

In 2017, Uruguay National Team players, together with several local league players, established the so-called “More United Than Never” movement, which started a long-standing postponed claim for their image rights. Eventually, the Uruguayan Association of Referees (AUDAF) conducted in 2018 a series of investigations targeting both the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) and the company holding the television rights of Uruguayan football, Tenfield.

Currently, the...

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