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16/07/2009

Opinion in case C-325/08 - Olympique Lyonnais SASP v Olivier Bernard, Newcastle UFC

References for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de cassation (France)


Freedom of movement for workers – National rule requiring a football player to compensate the club which trained him if, on completion of training, he contracts as a professional player with a club in another Member State – Obstacle to freedom of movement – Justification by the need to encourage recruitment and training of young professional players

author(s): Court of Justice of the EU / Advocate General Sharpston
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