FIFA publishes new annual reports and confirms target result of USD 100 million for cycle Transparency first: –Early adoption by FIFA of the new IFRS 15 revenue recognition standard, more accurately reflecting the organisation’s business model over a four-year World Cup cycle –A restructured administration with clear rules and procedures to foster best practices including
Oct. 13 – FIFA president “proud of achievements to date”. Gerard Farek reports.
Feb. 24 – The FIFA Executive Committee urges passage of proposed reforms; CAS rules against Prince Ali’s transparent voting booths. Gerard Farek reports.
March 22 – FIFA’s Independent Governance Committee “welcomes the democratic process” by which world football’s governing body is going about its reforms but urges further action to “survive the next decades” ahead.
Feb. 25 – FIFA extends the match-fixing bans of 58 Chinese players and officials to have worldwide effect … CONCACAF backs proposed FIFA reforms … More inside this Newsdesk …
Feb. 8 – FIFA’s anti-corruption chief tells INSIDER he fears senior figures at world football’s governing body may reject his latest recommendations for reform as they bid to cling to long-held power and privileges.
Feb. 6 – The head of FIFA’s Independent Governance Committee claims European officials are blocking reforms … Whistleblower website launched … More inside this Newsdesk …
Jan. 11 – Presidents of UEFA’s 53 member associations to meet … Spain, Uruguay to face off in Doha friendly … CONCACAF awards Canadian TV rights … More inside this Newsdesk …
Nov. 13 – The end is in sight for FIFA’s ongoing reforms process following a Monday meeting in Zurich. INSIDER‘s Matthew Grayson reports.
Nov. 21 – INSIDER rounds up the global football business news and previews the week ahead.