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Volume 42, Issue 4

UEFA's Financial Fair Play: Purpose, Effect, and Future

This Note provides background on UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Regulations and its purposes, effects, questionable legality, and inefficiencies. This Note then proposes potential avenues of improvement to remove UEFA from its precarious situation and ensure that the regulations are effective in accomplishing its stated goals. UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Regulations have effectuated corporate efficiency and effective governance amongst European football clubs. This has yielded positive effects. Thus, this Note only calls for modifications to FFP, not a complete overhaul or revocation.

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Recommended Citation

Gaetano Taormina, UEFA's Financial Fair Play: Purpose, Effect, and Future, 42 Fordham Int'lL.J. 1269 (2019). 
Available at: https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol42/iss4/6