Ingram’s Features Article On Convertible Notes: Authored by John Kennyhertz

Ingram’s Features Article On Convertible Notes: Authored by John Kennyhertz

When assessing business financing options, there is one solution that has been growing in popularity over the last few years. John Kennyhertz, a Kansas City business attorney, addresses the benefits of convertible notes and how it works to provide funding for a business. With security and payment terms, convertible notes give investors the ability to

Mit Winter Leads Webinar on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and College Athlete Compensation

Mit Winter Leads Webinar on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws and College Athlete Compensation

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter recently led a webinar on potential college athlete name, image, and likeness laws and college athlete compensation.  In the webinar, he covered the state-level NIL bills that have already been passed, potential federal NIL bills, potential NAIA and NCAA legislation, things universities can do to prepare for when NIL compensation

Ben Tompkins Featured as a Co-Presenter at KCMBA CLE

Ben Tompkins Featured as a Co-Presenter at KCMBA CLE

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Ben Tompkins recently co-presented at a CLE for the KCMBA on the intersection of tax and other areas of the law.  As lawyers work with their clients to navigate the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses, it is now more important than ever to understand and provide advice concerning the potential tax consequences of

We’re Hiring! Real Estate Attorney

We’re Hiring! Real Estate Attorney

Kennyhertz Perry, LLC – Westwood Hills, KS and Kansas City, MO We are seeking an attorney to join our growing legal team.  Our highly qualified attorneys represent clients in a wide range of areas, and the candidate we are seeking will have a history of providing exceptional service to clients who is highly motivated with

NCAA’s Division II Legislation Committee Advances Name, Image, and Likeness Proposals

NCAA’s Division II Legislation Committee Advances Name, Image, and Likeness Proposals

The Division II Legislation Committee this week recommended several legislative proposals that would permit college athletes at Division II schools to be compensated for the use of their name, image, and likeness (NIL).  The Division I Legislation Committee has not yet issued its initial proposals, but is expected to do so by September 1. The

Ransomware Targeting of K-12 Schools Likely to Increase During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ransomware Targeting of K-12 Schools Likely to Increase During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Private Industry Notification (PIN) 20200623-001 was being distributed to make private sector partners aware that Cyber actors are likely to increase targeting of K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic because they represent an opportunistic target as more of these institutions transition to distance learning. The FBI does not encourage paying a ransom to cyber actors

Braden Perry Featured as Expert in Proactive vs Reactive Cybersecurity Article

Braden Perry Featured as Expert in Proactive vs Reactive Cybersecurity Article

VPNRanks highlights Braden Perry, among other experts, in an article on proactive vs reactive cybersecurity models. Most companies use reactive cybersecurity which includes implementing defense mechanisms like antivirus software, firewalls, password protections, spam filters, and ad-blockers. The reactive approach has proven to be useful, but companies should not rely solely on this strategy as their

College Athletes File New Lawsuit Against NCAA Seeking Damages Relating to Name, Image, and Likeness Restrictions

College Athletes File New Lawsuit Against NCAA Seeking Damages Relating to Name, Image, and Likeness Restrictions

A new putative antitrust class action was filed last week against the NCAA and the Power 5 conferences on behalf of two separate classes of current and former college athletes.  The lawsuit seeks damages allegedly resulting from the NCAA’s restriction on college athletes receiving compensation for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs).

Senator Marco Rubio Introducing Federal Bill That Would Require NCAA to Allow College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Senator Marco Rubio Introducing Federal Bill That Would Require NCAA to Allow College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Compensation

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced today that he will be introducing a federal bill that would require the NCAA to create bylaws that allow college athletes to be compensated for the use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs).  The bill would also require that the NCAA allow college athletes to hire attorneys and agents