Following California’s Lead, List of States With Pending or Planned College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation Has Grown to Thirty-Two

Following California’s Lead, List of States With Pending or Planned College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation Has Grown to Thirty-Two

With the start of the new year, many states are beginning their 2020 legislative sessions and state legislators have begun filing or prefiling bills they hope to see become law.  A popular bill topic in many states has been name, image, and likeness rights for college athletes.  With the passage of California’s law, legislators in

Braden Perry Featured in Cointelegraph Article on Decentralization and Security Issues with Decentralized Apps

Braden Perry Featured in Cointelegraph Article on Decentralization and Security Issues with Decentralized Apps

On January 9th, on Cointelegraph posted an article discussing Google and Apple’s flip-flop on Crypto. The proliferation of Decentralized Apps (“DApps”) and the lack of regulatory clarity creates a headache for tech giants. Among other experts, Braden Perry discusses security issues and regulation with (“DApps”). “Regulation is inevitable. How it will affect crypto depends on

Contractors and Subcontractors Should Update Their Standard Construction Contract Terms

Contractors and Subcontractors Should Update Their Standard Construction Contract Terms

A recent appellate decision in Kansas has given general contractors and subcontractors one more reason to contact an attorney to discuss the standard terms in their construction contracts.  In the case Drywall Systems, Inc. v. A. Arnold of Kansas City, LLC, the Kansas Court of Appeals found that the contractor was not entitled to attorneys

Braden Perry Discusses the Legality of Live Streaming in Classrooms with Parents.com

Braden Perry Discusses the Legality of Live Streaming in Classrooms with Parents.com

On Parents.com, Perry is highlighted discussing the legality of teachers using a live-stream feature in their classrooms. One particular mom discovered her child’s classroom was being live-streamed via a Facebook page, where over 100,000 followers were watching. Many teachers have been using live footage on Facebook, and other forms of social media to market and

Ben Tompkins Named Chair of KCMBA’s Tax Law Committee

Ben Tompkins Named Chair of KCMBA’s Tax Law Committee

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Ben Tompkins has been named chair of the Tax Law Committee for 2020. This committee considers the laws and procedures pertaining to federal, state and local taxation; promotes its fair and just administration; studies and reports upon proposed, necessary or desirable legislation; and promotes legal education to members of KCMBA and the

National Association of Collegiate Esports Introduces Intent to Compete Form for Collegiate Esports Athletes

National Association of Collegiate Esports Introduces Intent to Compete Form for Collegiate Esports Athletes

Collegiate esports are booming. When the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the institutional association of varsity esports programs for U.S. colleges and universities, was formed in July of 2016 only seven schools had varsity esports programs. Three and a half years later, NACE now has over 170 member schools. And those schools have awarded

Kennyhertz Perry Recognized as a 2019 Top Legal Innovation Honoree in Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Kennyhertz Perry Recognized as a 2019 Top Legal Innovation Honoree in Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Missouri Lawyers Media honors 25 attorneys, businesses and firms within the state for their innovative work in emerging practice areas, services and business policies. Kennyhertz Perry has been recognized as one of the first to develop expertise in the up and coming practice area of Cannabis Law. “This group reflects trailblazers and early adopters who