In the present day, the proceedings have been declared ‘null and void, as if it had by no means been opened’ after a Madrid Court docket gave UEFA 5 days to withdraw all sanctions in opposition to the founding golf equipment.
“UEFA takes be aware of the letter despatched at the moment by the unbiased UEFA Appeals Physique through which the disciplinary proceedings that had been opened in opposition to FC Barcelona, Juventus FC and Actual Madrid CF for a possible violation of UEFA’s authorized framework in reference to the so-called ‘Tremendous League’ undertaking have been declared null and void, with none prejudice, as if the proceedings had by no means been opened,” the assertion stated.
“UEFA notes that the declaration made by the UEFA Appeals Physique follows the formal notification made to UEFA of a court docket order granting UEFA a couple of days to make clear its compliance with selections of the Madrid Industrial Court docket No. 17.
“UEFA understands why the disciplinary proceedings are declared null and void. UEFA has at all times acted in good religion and fairly understood that the choice by its unbiased disciplinary physique, the UEFA Appeals Physique, to droop the disciplinary proceedings was in full compliance with the Court docket Orders of the Madrid Industrial Court docket No. 17, and on condition that the three talked about golf equipment have since been admitted to UEFA membership competitions. UEFA maintains its view that it has at all times acted in accordance with not solely its Statutes and Rules, but in addition with EU regulation, the European Conference on Human Rights and Swiss regulation in reference to the so-called Tremendous League undertaking. UEFA stays assured in and can proceed to defend its place in all of the related jurisdictions.
“In relation with the Membership Dedication Declarations UEFA obtained in Could 2021 from 9 of the 12 Golf equipment that acted as founders of the so-called European Tremendous League undertaking, and with which such 9 Golf equipment had knowledgeable UEFA of their unilateral selections to withdraw from the so-called Tremendous League undertaking, UEFA has knowledgeable the 9 Golf equipment that in view of the pending Court docket proceedings in Madrid, and to keep away from any pointless complication, UEFA is not going to request fee of any of the quantities provided within the Could Declarations of the Golf equipment, so long as the Court docket proceedings in Madrid involving, amongst others, UEFA are pending.
“On its aspect, UEFA will clearly proceed to respect and honour all contractual preparations concluded with such 9 Golf equipment, following the receipt of the above-mentioned Declarations.
“UEFA will proceed to take all obligatory steps, in strict accordance with nationwide and EU regulation, in an effort to defend the pursuits of UEFA and of all soccer stakeholders.”