Article published about the amendments in the new FIFA Disciplinary Code
Volker Hesse published an article in the September edition of the “World Sports Law Report”. Volker highlights in this publication the important amendments made to article 64 of the new version of the FIFA Disciplinary Code which entered into force on 1 August 2011. This provision, on which the FIFA Disciplinary Committee bases more than 150 decisions per year, serves as legal basis for sanctions against various parties, such as players or clubs, for a failure to respect a decision taken by a FIFA-body. Volker analyes the pratical consequences for clubs, players and associations which will be strongly affected by these changes.