Thread: KHL= New WHA?
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07-13-2013, 12:01 PM
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Alklha
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Originally Posted by vorky View Post
Thx for support. Btw, basketball league in Spain has RFA system and it works within EU. Is this system ok with EU law? Or no player has gone to court yet? Dont know. IMO draft is against EU law, RFA does not have to be.
I don't believe it has been taken to court yet. Ultimately, a League would argue that a RFA has a right to sign with whomever he chooses, so it is legal. The player would argue that the associated cost of signing a RFA to a contract hurts his market value.

He doesn't have a contract and the rules hurt his market value; I can't imagine the European courts not siding with the player if it was ever challenged.

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