Spanish Commercial Court grants provisional measures protecting Super League project and submits preliminary ruling to the European Court

Spanish Commercial Court grants provisional measures protecting Super League project and submits preliminary ruling to the European Court

UEFA and FIFA have already been notified of the civil claim filed by Super League. However, this lawsuit did not travel alone.

The judge in charge of the Commercial Court no. 17 of Madrid has already adopted several decisions with a different scope but a high potential impact in the future of European football competitions:

  • provisional measures inaudita pars protecting the Super League project issued on 20 April 2021, followed by a new decision issued on 1 July 2021;
  • a request for a preliminary ruling from the European Union Court of Justice (CJEU).

In fact, the first decision has already produced practical consequences: UEFA announced that the disciplinary action against Real Madrid, Barcelona and...

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