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In France, the Act (section L.222-7 Sports Code) qualifies as a sports agent one who engages in the activity, which is to get in, against remuneration, several parts of these (player, coach, club , sports organizations) for the year paid by an athlete or a coach of a sport.
Added on, Friday September 14 2012 12: 12
The reconciliation of the National Olympic Committee French: mission entrusted to the French Olympic Committee by the legislature. The conciliation FNOSC is a prerequisite before any appeal.
Added on, Friday May 18 2012 15: 18
The CSA has introduced new rules for the use of sports rights extracted by the non-holding broadcasters of the rights of these competitions. Back on this new regulation and the debates surrounding it.
Added on, Friday, April 05 2013 14: 43
While the PSG qualified its team of Rocket League for the World, the Secretary of State for the digital one, Mounir Mahjoubi, announced, in Rennes, the 3 October 2017, wanting to develop the e-sport in France during its meeting with the digital actors.
Added on, Monday, October 09 2017 12: 00
Sport Code does require the possession of a particular degree or for the teaching of Physical Activity and Sport (APS)? No, if this teaching is a volunteer. Yes, since there is teacher pay, and regardless of the amount of compensation.
Added on, Friday March 28 2014 17: 43
The Financial Fair Play (FPF) is currently the hottest topic in European football. Many rumors on possible sanctions against Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City to comply with these rules. But what the Fair Play Financial exactly? Attempting to answer.
Added on, Tuesday, April 22 2014 16: 08
A question posed to the Government by Deputy Olivier Veran 2012 in December, but has received a response that the August 27 2013, returns on the governance of the sports federations, including the compensation of their executives. A question to follow in the next bill on sports.
Added on, Friday October 25 2013 16: 01
The Committee for Club Football FIFA announced plans to develop an international scholarship players to improve the transparency of transfers in order, inter alia, that clubs can avoid going through intermediaries to their recruitment.
Added on, Monday, February 04 2013 16: 19
When summer comes, the sports world is very focused on transfers. However, before you can walk the grounds, players see their new labor contract into the hands of sports bodies in order to be approved. What is probate? Its effects? Some answers ...
Added on, Thursday, September 26 2013 18: 12
FIFA circular of May 3 2013 allows us to revisit the existing system of training compensation when football players transfers.
Added on, Monday, May 13 2013 17: 55
Lately the Strasbourg football clubs and Grenoble have used redundancy. This article is an opportunity to reconsider the procedure of professional security contract, created by Law No. 2011-893 from 28 2011 July, addressed to employees whose redundancy is contemplated.
Added on, Monday, July 16 2012 17: 48
In France, the lockout is in principle an improper action as is considered a unilateral suspension of labor contracts and thus a breach of contract on the part of the employer. Compensation must be paid to employees. This strict view is mitigated in some circumstances but without that jurisprudence has affirmed the legality.
Added on, Wednesday, August 31 2011 11: 35
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