Rating giant: FFP creates financial stability, not competitive parity
21 May 2019
FFP is not a driver of greater parity in European football says rating company, Fitch.
Overall European wage-to-revenue ratio has decreased.
“The weak enforcement of the Union of European Football Associations’ (UEFA) Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules limits their positive effects.”
So harsh is the evaluation of the US rating giant, Fitch Ratings, of FFP in a recent look at the regulations.
The main cause for lack of impact is the conflict of interest that the company finds in the need for commercial revenue and enforcement of the rules:
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