Article 34 Appeals against final decisions before the CAS - Procedural Rules of CFCB

Procedural rules governing the UEFA Club Financial Control Body

Content Type
Technical Regulations
Specific Regulations
Enforcement Date
1 July 2022


Appeals against final decisions by the First Chamber or Appeals Chamber may be made only to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), in accordance with Articles 62 and 63 of the UEFA Statutes.


In view of (i) the specific UEFA club licensing criteria and monitoring requirements, (ii) the need to apply club licensing and monitoring in a consistent manner to all clubs, and (iii) the aim of treating all clubs equally, and therefore in the interests of the good administration of justice, the relevant reference date for the assessment of financial and economic data, facts and evidence submitted by the parties in proceedings before the CAS shall be no later than the date of the final decision being appealed against before the CAS.


In any event, the CAS shall not take into consideration any substantial new facts or evidence that were available to or could reasonably have been discovered by the appellant during the proceedings before the First Chamber and/or the Appeals Chamber and were not adduced by the appellant before the CFCB.