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FIFA’s new agent rules in the balance as UK court set to deliver a merit ruling 

“The case, brought against FIFA by a group if UK based agents including CAA, Stellar and ICM, is awaiting a merit decision on whether the new rules can be enforced under English law. … FIFA has currently suspended enforcing the implementation of the new rules while the UK case is waiting for judgement.”

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Football agents victory in FIFA commission cap row 

“Several football agents and agents' associations have initiated legal actions against FIFA. Over the summer, the Spanish Association of Football Players' Agents, along with 18 other football agents and agencies, filed a lawsuit against FIFA, as well as asking for interim measures to prevent FIFA from enforcing the FFAR fee cap. On November 6, 2023, the court ruled in the agents’ favour, marking a significant win for those opposing FIFA’s legislation.”

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How the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup Grew Hispanic Audiences 

“Those particular national teams [Colombia and Spain], the delivery and the performance of both of those squads in this tournament was pretty impressive. The Hispanic audience, the Latino audience is very aspirational, and they look for stories that inspire them, and you couldn’t have asked for a better narrative from both clubs.” - Eli Velazquez, Telemundo Executive VP of Sports

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6th edition of FIFA FLAR to be held in Tokyo, February 2024 

The FIFA Football Law Annual Review (FLAR) will be in Tokyo on February 1-2, 2024 for discussions on the most pressing and interesting topics in football law. The agenda will feature, among other key topics, presentations on the new FIFA Clearing House, the legal proceedings around the FIFA Football Agent Regulations and the European Football landscape.

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Why Kylian Mbappe will have to sack his own mother to secure Real Madrid transfer 

“Lamari would be unable to obtain the relevant certificates until May 2024 and faces the threat of a fine if she continues to represent her son. There are, however, a couple of loopholes that could be explored as teams in Germany and England have blocks in place that prevent them from having to adhere to the FIFA regulations for now – meaning that Mbappe could head for the Bundesliga or Premier League if he wanted to keep his mother in place and speak with other clubs.”

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FFAR from clear: uncertainty looms as FIFA suspends its new Agent Regulations in Germany 

“If, in addition to Germany (and potentially England), the FFAR cannot be implemented by a number of the leading national football associations as a result of decisions by domestic or European courts, where there is still a pending European Court of Justice decision on this matter, and FIFA is forced to suspend the FFAR in these jurisdictions, it would represent a significant blow to FIFA.”

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