The second UEFA financial fair play media day, including the launch of the UEFA Club Licensing Benchmarking Report Financial Year 2010, will be held at the House of European Football in Nyon on Wednesday 25 January.
The media day will be opened by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and will include presentations by various UEFA experts concerning financial fair play. European clubs, represented by Jean-Michel Aulas (Olympique Lyonnais) and Ernesto Paolillo (FC Internazionale Milano) from the European Club Association (ECA), will also be present and speak.
An overview of the trends in European club football taken from the UEFA Club Licensing Benchmarking Report Financial Year 2010 will be presented, highlighting the health of European clubs based on the financial figures from 2010. Key milestones and principles of financial fair play will also be explained along with an update on its implementation. Finally there will be a presentation on the legal aspects of the new rule, including its legality in relation to current European Union (EU) law.
The financial fair play media day will be preceded by a press conference following the conclusion of the UEFA Executive Committee meeting of 24/25 January.
The programme with approximate timings (which may change on the day) can be found below. Interested media are invited to apply to attend by emailing email@example.com with the subject header "FFP Day 2012" before midday on Monday 23 January. Media facilities will be provided for accredited media on the day, including lunch and coffee.
UEFA financial fair play media day 2012 –
Wednesday 25 January
11.30-12.00 (approx) – Press conference post-UEFA Executive Committee meeting
12.00-12.05 – Introduction of UEFA financial fair play media day 2012
12.05-12.30 – Opening remarks on financial fair play and UEFA Club Licensing Benchmarking Report Financial Year 2010 – UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino
12.30-13.00 – Q & A session with Gianni Infantino and two club representatives, Jean-Michel Aulas (Olympique Lyonnais) and Ernesto Paolillo (FC Internazionale Milano)
13.00-14.30 – Lunch break
14.30-15.00 – Presentation of UEFA Club Licensing Benchmarking Report Financial Year 2010
15.00-15.30 – Presentation of UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations
15.30-15.45 – Coffee break
15.45-16.15 – Presentation on compliance of financial fair play with EU law
16.15 onwards – Departure from UEFA HQ
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