Sports & Entertainment

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Kishner, Irwin A.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

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Constantinou , Athena P.
APC Audit, Tax, Advisory Ltd

Bielich, Basil
Browne Craine and Co.

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Welten, Bernhard
Kanzlei Welten

Sports & Entertainment

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has recently published (October 2019) commentary entitled, “Gaming the System: Money Laundering through Online Games”. This insightful article highlights the money laundering and financing terrorism risks posed by Online Gaming, while also discussing the problems of regulation and where responsibility lies.

Read more: The Money Laundering Risks of Online Gaming

Video games. A simple yet entertaining diversion or a colossal waste of time? One may be forgiven for missing the rapid emergence of competitive videogaming, also known as eSports. Yes, it is actually a thing, and its popularity is surging. The business world is taking note.

Read more: eSports: The Beginning of a New Era in Gaming?

Colleges and universities are faced with a myriad of complex issues in light of recent developments in the sports betting industry. These developments include the Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, regulatory guidance issued by the Department of Justice about the Wire Act, and state regulations allowing expansion of sports betting in casinos and on the internet.

Read more: Sports Betting and the Impact on Colleges and Universities

Herrick, Feinstein LLP has authored the USA “Law and Practice” section of Chambers and Partners 2018 Sports Law Guide. The guide was contributed by Herrick authors: Daniel A. Etna, Irwin A. Kishner, Barry Werbin, and Briana Rose Meginniss.

Read the Sports Law Guide.

Herrick, Feinstein LLP’s Sports Law Group has created a brochure highlighting the firm’s relationship with the world’s most iconic professional sports franchise, the New York Yankees. The brochure also details high-profile matters within the sports industry that the firm’s lawyers have helped to shape.

Read the brochure.