Asser Sports Law Lunch & Learn: The Swiss Court decision affecting the Matuzalem case

13 - 13 June 2012
  • Starts at: 11:30h
  • Fee: 25 Student 15
  • Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Organiser: Asser International Sports Law Centre
  • Address: R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22
    2517 JN The Hague

 Kick-off of the Asser International Sports Law Centre Lunch&Learn Series

On March 27, 2012, the Swiss Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling in favour of Brazilian football player Matuzalem. The decision set aside an arbitral award of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), finding that the threat of a playing ban by FIFA against Matuzalem was contrary to public policy.

During this Lunch & Learn Session the importance of the Matuzalem case, the appeal, and the implications of this recent decision by the Swiss Supreme Court will be discussed.

Welcome – Karen Jones, Asser International Sports Law Centre
Case Introduction – Marco van der Harst, Asser International Sports Law Centre
Speaker – Roy Levy, Attorney at Law with PROBST RECHTSANWÄLTE in Zurich

Time: 11.30—13.30
Fee: regular € 25 / student € 15 - Lunch included
Registration: Please send an e-mail with your name and organisational affiliation to , subject line “ Lunch & Learn Matuzalem case”

The Lunch & Learn is accredited with 1 PO NOVA (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten) point

This lunch & Learn is part of the Asser International Sports Law Educational Series, for more information please click here.