Sports and Entertainment

Supreme Court Strikes Down PASPA

Written by: Justin N. Fielkow Congress can regulate sports gambling directly, but if it elects not to do so, each State is free to act on its own.[i] Nearly a decade after New Jersey first took aim at the federal ban on sports betting,[ii] the United States Supreme Court finally struck down the Professional and…

US Soccer Federation Scores Big Win In Antitrust Lawsuit

The article below was originally published in the Ass’n: The Newsletter of the Trade, Sports & Professional Associations Committee, Spring 2018, by the American Bar Association. Download Full Newsletter Written by: Justin N. Fielkow In Fall 2017 the North American Soccer League (NASL) filed an antitrust lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) after the…

UPDATED: 2018 Fantasy Sports Laws and Regulations Chart

Below is an updated chart from our original post on June 22, 2017: The fantasy sports industry is rapidly evolving. In response, numerous states have recently enacted laws and regulations that clarify the legal status of fantasy sports contests and implement various consumer protection requirements on contest operators. This chart is meant to track the states…

Drafting Effective Online Terms and Conditions

In today’s global society, business is increasingly being conducted over the Internet. Accordingly, any company that operates an online website should have a properly drafted set of Terms and Conditions (sometimes referred to as the “Terms of Service” or “Terms of Use”) that are easily accessible to a website user. The Terms and Conditions outline…
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