New Federal Bill Would Require Revenue Sharing with College Athletes

New Federal Bill Would Require Revenue Sharing with College Athletes

A wide-ranging bill proposed by Senators Cory Booker and Richard Blumenthal entitled the College Athlete Bill of Rights could result in big changes for college athletics.  Among the items addressed in the bill are: Name, Image, and Likeness rights: college athletes would be allowed to enter into endorsement deals, including with companies that compete with

FTC Announces Operation CBDeceit, Cracking Down on Deceptive CBD Claims

FTC Announces Operation CBDeceit, Cracking Down on Deceptive CBD Claims

On December 17, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission announced Operation CBDeceit, the first law enforcement crackdown on deceptive claims in the growing market for cannabidiol (CBD) products. The FTC is taking action against six sellers of CBD-containing products for allegedly making a wide range of scientifically unsupported claims about their ability to treat serious health conditions, including

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Kennyhertz Perry Attorney Mit Winter Quoted in Article Discussing U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Alston v. NCAA Decision

Mit Winter was quoted in an article by Front Office Sports discussing today’s announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it will review a lower court’s decision in the Alston v. NCAA case.  The lower court’s decision found that NCAA bylaws that limit college athletes’ ability to receive educationally related payments and benefits from their

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Relating to College Athlete Compensation

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case Relating to College Athlete Compensation

In an unexpected development, the United States Supreme Court announced today that it will review a lower court decision in Alston v. NCAA that found NCAA bylaws that limit educationally related compensation to college athletes violate antitrust law.  As a result of the lower court decision, NCAA Division I schools are currently allowed to give

ABA Publishes Article by Ben Tompkins on IRS Cryptocurrency Enforcement Efforts

ABA Publishes Article by Ben Tompkins on IRS Cryptocurrency Enforcement Efforts

Even during a global pandemic, prosecuting cryptocurrency tax crimes is still a priority. The Internal Revenue Service estimated back in 2018 that potentially unreported cryptocurrency tax liabilities represent about 2.5 percent of the more than $450 billion tax gap.  With the focus on tax fraud by the IRS’s new Fraud Enforcement Office, continued emphasis on

Jon Dedon and Jeff Donoho Awarded Missouri & Kansas 2020: Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Jon Dedon and Jeff Donoho Awarded Missouri & Kansas 2020: Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers named Kennyhertz Perry attorneys, Jon Dedon and Jeff Donoho, as Rising Stars in Cannabis Law and Civil Litigation. Attorneys are selected by peer nominations, evaluations, and independent research.  Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of

Braden Perry Featured as Top 30 Most Powerful White-Collar Attorney

Braden Perry Featured as Top 30 Most Powerful White-Collar Attorney

Missouri Lawyers Media honors Braden Perry, among other experts, as The POWER 30 in white-collar defense. In the 2020 edition of THE POWER LIST, Missouri Lawyers Media examines the most powerful attorneys in white collar defense law. These attorneys defend their clients from adverse government actions and investigations. The editorial team interviewed attorneys and other

NIBA Features Article on Ransomware During COVID and Proactive Cyber Hygiene: Authored by Braden Perry

NIBA Features Article on Ransomware During COVID and Proactive Cyber Hygiene: Authored by Braden Perry

NIBA features article by Braden Perry on ransomware during COVID and proactive cyber hygiene as part of cybersecurity awareness month. Earlier this year, the COVID-19 pandemic caused businesses to rapidly deploy a remote workforce, which created new challenges for financial firms, but also an opportunity for hackers to gain access to IT systems and sensitive

Mit Winter Quoted as Expert on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws in Recent Law360 Article

Mit Winter Quoted as Expert on College Athlete Name, Image, and Likeness Laws in Recent Law360 Article

With NCAA college athletes on the brink of being able to be compensated by third parties for the use of their name, image, and likeness (NIL), Mit Winter was asked by Law360 to discuss the differences in the various state NIL laws that have been passed.  Mit also offered his take on what will happen