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Jorge Monclús

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Date registered: 25 April 2013

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  1. FIFA rejects FC Barcelona appeal against transfer ban — 26 August 2014
  2. Real Madrid 2014/15 audiovisual rights for sale — 24 June 2014
  3. Spain: New AML regulations have been approved — 8 May 2014
  4. Spain: FIFA suspends FC Barcelona transfer ban — 24 April 2014
  5. Spain: Football player sentenced to prison for personal injury — 21 April 2014

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FIFA rejects FC Barcelona appeal against transfer ban

On April 2014 the FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctioned FC Barcelona for reported breaches about the signing of under-age players with a year-long transfer ban and significant fines (please see our previous blog entry). The Spanish club submitted an appeal before the FIFA Appeal Committee requesting also the suspension of the sanction. The Appeal Committee followed …

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Real Madrid 2014/15 audiovisual rights for sale

Real Madrid has just published in its website that it will listen to offers from those entities who might be interested in acquiring its audiovisual rights for 2014/2015 season. Although Real Madrid audiovisual rights had already been sold to the Spanish company Mediapro, Spanish antitrust authorities declared that such sale of rights was against to …

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Spain: New AML regulations have been approved

By Bartolomé Martín The Spanish Official National Gazette have just published a new regulation developing the Spanish AML legislation (Royal Decree 304/2014, of 5 May 2014, approving the regulation developing Law 10/2010, of 28 April 2010, on prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing). This new regulation develops and clarifies many issues connected with AML …

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Spain: FIFA suspends FC Barcelona transfer ban

By Ceyhun Pehlivan and Jorge Monclús The FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctioned the FC Barcelona for reported breaches about the signing of under-age players with a year-long transfer ban and significant fines last April 2 (please see our previous blog entry). The Spanish club submitted an appeal before the FIFA Appeal Committee requesting the suspension of …

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Spain: Football player sentenced to prison for personal injury

By Ceyhun Pehlivan The Criminal Court of Vigo sentenced a local football player to four months imprisonment for a personal injury offence which occurred in a football game in Vigo, a city situated in north-west Spain. The offence was committed by the convicted football player who pushed his competitor against the advertising hoardings. As a consequence, the …

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FC Barcelona sanctioned by FIFA for international transfers of minors

By Ceyhun Pehlivan and Jorge Monclús FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Spanish Football Federation (“RFEF”) and Spanish club FC Barcelona for “breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18“. The investigations undertaken by the FIFA Transfer Matching System over the last year confirmed that both the RFEF …

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Spanish Supreme Court orders Le Monde to pay damages to Real Madrid and FC Barcelona

By Ceyhun Pehlivan and Jorge Monclús The Spanish Supreme Court has ordered French daily newspaper Le Monde to pay damages of €300,000 to Real Madrid and €15,000 to FC Barcelona for linking the Spanish football clubs to a doping plot. Real Madrid and FC Barcelona filed a lawsuit against Le Monde as a consequence of …

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Spain: Spain launches a reform of the Intellectual Property Law. Including the so-called “Google News tax” on use of copyrighted material.

By Ceyhun Pehlivan and Jorge Monclús The Spanish Council of Ministers has just approved a draft law for the partial reform of the Intellectual Property Law. It will be now submitted to the Spanish Parliament for discussion and final approval. Although the final version of the draft law is not yet available, on the basis …

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Spain: Increasing pressure on criminal courts against IP rights infringements

By Ceyhun Pehlivan and Jorge Monclús The Criminal Court no. 4 of Castellón (Spain) has recently sentenced a peer-to-peer file sharing webmaster to 18 months imprisonment for a continued offence against IP rights. In addition, the Court has also banned him from exercising any activity related with websites for 3 years. He shall also pay …

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Spanish Supreme Court: clarifying the scope of rights when broadcasting a football match

The Spanish Supreme Court has just declared that broadcasting a football match in a public event without having the authorization of the corresponding titleholders does not infringe their intellectual property rights. The ruling refers to the final of the Spanish King’s Cup (“Copa del Rey”) in the 2008/2009 season, played between FC Barcelona and Athletic …

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