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Professional sport in the internal market, working paper

Summary
According to the study specifications, the study examines how Community law affects professional sport, particularly with regard to the internal market and related competition issues. The study aims to provide existing legal and economic knowledge on the internal market for sport and related competition issues (paragraph 2 of the study specifications) and identify rules applied to the internal market of professional sports in Europe. As a first step, conditions and to what extent EU law is applicable to professional sports in the internal market was determined to provide a description of EC rules applicable to professional sport clubs and players in the EU. The study investigates the current situation in professional sport with respect to the internal market to determine whether a level playing field prevails or whether, conversely, there are conflicts justifying remedial policy options and recommendations. The emphasis of the study is placed on football (paragraph 3 of the Study Specification). The study describes forecast and develops guidelines and proposals – including specific and concrete policy recommendations and options - whilst analysing the desirability for possible policy intervention (paragraph 4 of the study specifications)
Literary form
non fiction
Note
"This study was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection on the initiative of Mr Toine MANDERS, MEP." -- T.p. verso
Physical description
95 p

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