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Manchester City's legal action and the Premier League’s regulations on Associated Party Transactions

Posted on 4 July 2024

Simon Leaf, Chanelle Cattin, Oliver Millichap and Ben Lasserson dissect Manchester City Football Club's competition law claim against the Premier League in an article for LawInSport. The piece provides an in-depth analysis of the Premier League's rules on Associated Party Transactions, which cover commercial and sponsorship arrangements between clubs and associated entities.

The article offers a background to the Premier League's Profitability and Sustainability rules, examines the legal framework potentially underpinning Manchester City's claim and anticipates the Premier League's possible strategies to defend the claim. Finally, it also contemplates the future of these regulations amidst evolving challenges within football's governing landscape.

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