FIFA enhances legal transparency with online portal

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FIFA has announced the launch of its new legal portal (legal.fifa.com).

The portal is created to provide direct access to documents of interest to all stakeholders involved in FIFA’s legal and compliance activities, the world governing body for football has stated in a Press release.

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This important step will provide greater transparency in dealing with FIFA’s 211 member associations, as well as with world football interest groups (clubs, leagues and players) and the general public.

FIFA with the new legal portal is aiming to guarantee the right of all parties to obtain fundamental information that can be used in the framework of its procedures.

The FIFA 2.0 – The Vision For Future – among others information will provide the following key documents:

Ø decisions rendered on the merits by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee and the FIFA Appeal Committee (notified as of 1 January 2019);

Ø decisions rendered on the merits by the FIFA Ethics Committee (notified since 1 January 2019);

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Ø decisions rendered on the merits by the FIFA Players’ Status Committee and the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber;

Ø non-confidential CAS awards in proceedings to which FIFA is a party (notified since 1 January 2019);

Ø list of CAS arbitrators proposed by FIFA for appointment by ICAS, and the number of times they have been nominated in CAS proceedings.

All these documents and a large amount of other practical information are available from today (Friday, November 1) on legal.fifa.com. FIFA’s legal portal will be updated on a regular basis with various legal and compliance materials, as will the decisions of the various independent bodies.

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