Cozen O’Connor: Cozen O'Connor's Sports Law for Rookies & Veterans Mentioned in Law360

Cozen O'Connor's Sports Law for Rookies & Veterans Mentioned in Law360

Friday, April 15, 2016

Cozen O'Connor's Sports Law for Rookies & Veterans, run by the Sports industry team, was mentioned in multiple Law360 articles. One article discusses Don Remy, chief legal officer of the NCAA, who spoke on student-athlete endorsements. “To my knowledge, there has been no discussion within the membership, within any of the governance structure that would follow that path,” Don said when asked about recent reports of the possibility student-athletes would allowed to make endorsements.

Another article discusses the recent legal issues that have arisen within the fantasy sport community. “Rather than joining one league or three leagues with a bunch of friends, people were playing tens of thousands of entries per day, single individuals … that is when you had this full scope of problems,” Darin Bassin, general counsel for CBS Interactive, said. “Unfortunately, the law… didn’t evolve with it.”

To read the articles, click here and here.

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