Recent Jurisprudence of the Swiss Federal Tribunal on Football Matters

Recent Jurisprudence of the Swiss Federal Tribunal on Football Matters
This article provides a short overview on selected recent case law rendered by the Swiss Federal Tribunal (SFT) concerning civil law appeals filed against arbitral awards of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The decisions of the SFT treat important matters such as the requirements for an “opting out” of applicable procedural provisions and the requirements and characteristics of decisions which are directly appealable to the SFT. Sports law practitioners are, as always, well advised to remain up to date on these jurisprudential developments.

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Decision 4A_540/2018 of 7 May 2019

The case 4A_540/2018 followed controversial events from the football world, which attracted widespread media coverage and public attention. From a legal perspective, the decision of the SFT addresses an important doctrinal and practical question. The SFT was called to...

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