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FIFA, US Soccer Federation questioned by US Second Circuit judge on whether international soccer body's rules constituted agreement

By Serafina Smith
  • 07 Apr 2022 19:47
  • 07 Apr 2022 19:47
FIFA and the United States Soccer Federation faced pushback from a federal appeals court judge today on their assertion that a press release detailing FIFA’s decision to adopt a policy restricting where teams could play official-season games did not constitute an antitrust violation.
US Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch, one member

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Serafina Smith


Serafina Smith covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex from New York. Before becoming a journalist, Serafina was a paralegal supporting the United States Department of Justice, where she worked on foreign bribery and money laundering cases. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Georgetown University.

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