Business Law

Rapper turned sports agent Shawn Carter, better known as Jay Z, is being investigated by the Major League Baseball Players Association for a potential violation of sports law. The MLBPA is alleging that Carter purchased Robinson Cano – one of his clients – a $33,900 watch, which [...]

Business Law

Amateur athletes are not able to profit from their likenesses until they leave school upon graduation for a professional league’s draft. Two University of Oregon basketball players recently violated this sports law when they sold shoes provided to them by the school. Sophomores Dominic [...]

Business Law

Amateur athletes are prohibited from having any contact with a sports agent before declaring themselves eligible for a professionals sports league’s draft. But, this hasn’t stopped agents from trying to secure top clients while they are still in school. In an effort to strengthen the [...]

Business Law

New Jersey is continuing its fight to legalize sports betting as Gov. Chris Christie recently received the support of four other states behind a rehearing of a sports betting lawsuit at the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. Wagering on sports events is allowed in only four states [...]

Business Law

Ace Arts has brought a $100 million copyright lawsuit against Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Apple Corps Ltd. for allegedly sabotaging a Beatles documentary film that the company was making. The company, which is based in the U.S., was producing a film entitled, “The Beatles: The Lost [...]