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Belgium is one of the few jurisdictions in the world with specific legislation on the termination of exclusive and quasi-exclusive  distribution agreements. Any company considering to distribute its products on the Belgian market – which after all is commercially an interesting market – is strongly advised to take specialist advice on Belgian distribution law, since Belgian law grants considerable protection to the distributor in case of termination. The Act of 19 December 2005 on precontractual information to be provided before entering into commercial cooperation agreements which may also be applicable to distribution agreements is not discussed here.  Competition law aspects under EU or national law are not discussed either in this contribution. » Read the rest of this entry «

Belgian Court of Arbitration for Sport

June 20th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

AWARD of 30 March 2012


Legal issues: national transfer of professional football player outside the regular transfer windows;

Compatibility transfer rules Belgian Football Association with FIFA Regulations;

Direct effect FIFA Regulations;

Criteria applicable to transfer outside regular transfer windows;

Test of reasonabless;

1.       VZW Koninklijke Sint-Truidense Voetbalvereniging, applicant;

2.       Royal Belgian Football Association, defendant;

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