Termination of an Employment Contract on the Basis of “Just Cause” Unilaterally: The Practice of CAS in Relation to Football Clubs from the PRC

Ilya Vasilyev, Margarita Izmalkova, Raisa Khalatova, Mariam Aroyan , Daria Punko

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The practice of concluding employment contracts by professional football players and coaches, assistant coaches with clubs from China demonstrates some usual business practices encountered in football related to the conscientious and negligent performance of these contracts by the parties. To identify them, let us turn to the available appeal practice of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (hereinafter – CAS, arbitration) regarding the decisions of the FIFA Committee on the status of players (hereinafter – the Committee). In this article, we turn to all disputes involving clubs from the PRC, considered by arbitration, and united by the question of applying “just cause” for termination of an employment contract by one of the parties.
Original languageRussian
Pages (from-to)41-47
JournalRussian Journal of Comparative Law
Issue number1
StatePublished - 11 Jul 2019

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