1.7.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 154/3


Order of the Court of 23 February 2006 — Laurent Piau v Commission of the European Communities, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

(Case C-171/05 P) (1)

(Appeal - Freedom to provide services - Competition - Regulation of the activities of players' agents - Appeal in part manifestly inadmissible and in part manifestly unfounded)

(2006/C 154/06)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Laurent Piau (represented by: M. Fauconnet, lawyer)

Other parties to the proceedings: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: A. Bouquet and O. Beynet, Agents), Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) (represented by: F. Louis and A. Vallery, lawyers)

Re:

Appeal brought against the judgment of the Court of First Instance (Fourth Chamber) of 26 January 2005 in Case T-193/03 Piau v Commission, in which the Court of First Instance dismissed the action for annulment of the Commission's decision of 15 April 2002 rejecting the complaint lodged by the applicant concerning the Fédération Internationale de Football Association's regulation governing the activities of players' agents

Operative part of the order

1.

The appeal is dismissed;

2.

Mr Piau is ordered to pay the costs of the present proceedings.


(1)   OJ C 155 25.06.2005