Recurring Appointments of an Arbitrator by FIFA and Specificities of CAS Arbitration
This page includes notes of Dr. Despina Mavromati on recent sports arbitration decisions – Swiss Federal Tribunal judgments, CAS Awards and decisions rendered by the tribunals of sports federations. For the English translations & introductory notes on the Federal Tribunal judgments in both CAS and commercial arbitration cases, you can visit the website Swiss Arbitration Decisions (operated jointly by Dr. Despina Mavromati and Dr. Charles Poncet) as a service to the international arbitration community.
Consideration of an argument not raised by the parties and violation of the parties’ right to be heard
Implicit consideration of requests and arguments raised by a party and violation of ne ultra petita and the right to be heard
Applicability of the prohibition of discrimination as part of public policy in relations between individuals – the Blake Leeper case
Arbitrability of a contractual dispute between a football player and a club in case of insolvency proceedings
Sporting successors in football and res judicata of disciplinary proceedings before association bodies
No direct challenge to the Swiss Federal Tribunal following a decision rendered by the CAS Anti-Doping Division acting as a first-instance tribunal