1. Legal Advice to Acme Bikes Essay
The situation at hand is related to the rights of a player as well as the contractual agreement between a player and his club. Acme Bikes (AB) is a new team in the UCI World Tour competition. We are presented with a situation where a rider by the name Frits Boy, who is the oldest in the team,has a number of complaints against his team. Firstly, the team decided not to field him due to the fact that Fritz has been the slowest rider in the two competitions that the team participated in. The team also left him out of the team selected for the Tour de France that is forthcoming. Fritz feels unwanted by the team for his name has been removed from the team’s website and efforts to have his bike repaired by the …show more content…
Correspondingly, the agreement protects a team as well as the professionalism of competitions. Teams are restricted to buy or sell a player during the course of the season. They must wait until the transfer window in order to release or buy a player. Both the European Court and the European Commission are in agreement that certain restrictions on labor are justified in order to protect certain important features of sporting competition.
In view of the rules and regulations by both the European Court and the European Commission it is evident that Acme Bikes should not be worried about losing Fritz their player. He must follow due process in order to change teams.
The European Commission also has rules and regulations that govern the relationship between an individual player and the team for which he plays. Fritz had complaints about the way the team was treating him. In order to understand the legal ramifications of his complaint, let us look into the case that involved KEVIN KEEGAN Claimant and NEWCASTLE UNITED FOOTBALL