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Barcelona Partially Withdraws Liability Action Against Former President

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 22 / 17

Former Barcelona President Joan Laporta and five other former execs "rejected an earlier pact" from Barcelona and current President Josep Maria Bartomeu over "disagreements pertaining to the financial situation of the club," and will not face liability action, according to Ramiro Aldunate of MARCA.&...

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