The UFABET report that Manchester City have gone ahead with legal action against the Premier League on 115 counts of financial breaches
. Including the lawyer responsible for this case.
Their argument over a change in Premier League rules, with City believing the rules should not influence investigations into allegations made prior to their promulgation.
In addition, the lawyers at the head of the Premier League’s Independent Judicial Commission. Also portrayed as an Arsenal fan,
Murray Rosen heads the Premier League’s Independent Judicial Commission. It is responsible for appointing an independent committee and the rules allow him to appoint himself.
The case again Manchester City is expect to take at least two to four years before a verdict is known. And the late developments could delay the hearing further.
Although the legal dispute between the two parties initially settles in the arbitration court. But it could extend to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.
City received legal documents from the Premier League in February. And they have made it clear that they will do their best to defend themselves. and said there was strong evidence backing them up
The rules have changed over the course of several seasons. And it’s not clear what rules Man City’s arguments mean.
A rule change in February last year states that individuals are required to hand over information or documents upon request. This includes answering questions in a comprehensive, cooperative and open manner.
The 2016-17 season saw a change in approach. The rules state that all clubs must fully cooperate with Premier League investigations and provide information as requested. However, should Man City come to the conclusion that City are
at fault. They could be face with a range of penalties, ranging from deduction of points to expulsion from the Premier League altogether.
on income, remuneration of managers and players, UEFA regulations, profitability and the sustainability of the club. including cooperating with Premier League investigations.
The investigation made public earlie this year. But part of the process has been going on in secret for over four years, with
City previously relying on the legal elite to fight charges of breaching UEFA Financial Fair Play rules. which has a penalty of a ban from participating in the competition for 2 years.
The ban was finally overturn by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in 2020 after it ruled that some cases had insufficient evidence while others had expire.