FIFA releases comprehensive new legal manual

  • New resource provides comprehensive reference point for FIFA regulatory and statutory codes

FIFA has today released a comprehensive new handbook where the latest FIFA regulations, statutory documents and relevant circulars can be viewed in one place electronically for the first time.

Now available on legal.fifa.com, the FIFA Legal Handbook will be updated annually and has been created to provide an all-in-one electronic resource for FIFA documentation relating to legal, governance and regulatory matters. in soccer.

In addition to the FIFA Statutes, the FIFA Legal Manual contains many other key FIFA regulatory and statutory codes. These include the FIFA Governance Regulations, the Disciplinary Code, the Code of Ethics and the Anti-Doping Regulations, as well as the latest FIFA regulations governing the status and transfer of players, working with intermediaries, club licensing, stadium safety and security and the Forward programme. , among others.

In addition, the FIFA Legal Manual also includes relevant circulars and standard FIFA legal documents.

The FIFA Legal Handbook is available free of charge (in PDF and ePUB format) on legal.fifa.com and contains the updates to the FIFA Statutes and Regulations made in September 2020. You can also download it here.

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