#119 Is This Game Over? Competition Law Implications of the Super League.
The Super League didn't last long but the post-game analysis continues. What are the competition law issues raised and do they remain relevant? Dwayne Bach, sports and esports law expert, joins Christina Ma and Matthew Hall to discuss the concerns and their wider relevance. Listen to this episode to learn more about the Super League, how competition law may apply to the proposal and its application to other sports. Related Links: Super League website The Super League and its related issues under EU Competition Law, Dwayne Bach (22 April 2021) Commercial Court of Madrid reference to European Court of Justice (11 May 2021) (in Spanish) Statement by UEFA, the English Football Association, the Premier League, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), LaLiga, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and Lega Serie A in relation to the Super League (18 April 2021) EU General Court judgment in Case T-93/18, International Skating Union v Commission (16 December 2020) An Introduction To The ELF - Europe's New Professional American Football League, Ansgar Faßbender, Dwayne Bach (19 February 2021) Hosted by: Christina Ma, partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Matthew Hall, partner, McGuireWoods London LLP