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Fantasy Football: The Legal Reality
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Inside NFL's Jaguars Owner's Fulham FC Purchase
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Porn Copyright Trolls Receive Punitive Sanctions
Yankees' Lawyer on Manchester City MLS Partnership
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Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
This past week’s focus on the presence of the Confederate battle flag on the grounds of the South Carolina capitol (and elsewhere) brought back to the fore the specter of “states’ rights” – the seemingly high-minded excuse...more
Donald Trump, the New York real estate mogul and self-proclaimed business genius, just kicked off his campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination at Trump Tower in Manhattan to the tune of Neil Young’s Rockin’ In The...more
Bill C-290 is a private member’s bill which would alter the Canadian Criminal Code to allow for provincial lottery corporations to offer single-game sports betting.
Despite passing through the House of Commons...more
As we noted in our earlier post the bill known as Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 was tabled in the House of Commons on May 7, 2015. It passed Second Reading in the House of Commons on May 25th and is now with the House...more
It was a quiet week in the capital city, with Monday being a national holiday and no voting session for either chamber. That’s not to say that nothing newsworthy happened. On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced the creation of a...more
The end of the first week of June is the deadline for California bills to pass out of their house of origin. The following are significant bills affecting private-sector employers in the Golden State that have advanced to...more
BEYOND THE SLOT MACHINE: NEW BILL DIRECTS NEVADA’S GAMING REGULATORS TO CRAFT REGULATIONS TO ALLOW “HYBRID” GAMES -
Nevada is the world’s preeminent gaming destination. Not by chance, but by being a leader in...more
Special Session -
As promised, Governor Mark Dayton has vetoed the $17 billion education funding bill on Thursday, as passed by the Legislature at the close of the 2015 session. Gov. Dayton vetoed the bill because it...more
Minnesota’s legislature recently passed a bill that bars the Minnesota Lottery from offering online games, following a four month transition period. Specifically, the new law bans the lottery director from offering “the play...more
MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND GAMING: TO DIVEST OR NOT TO DIVEST?
Even as more and more states pass laws permitting sales and use of medical and recreational marijuana, marijuana remains an illegal Schedule I drug under the...more
The focus at the Capitol this week for the Minnesota Legislature has been budget negotiations among Governor Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Bakk and Speaker Daudt. As of Friday morning, only two targets have been released —...more
Fishing for Budget Numbers -
Gov. Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Bakk (DFL-Cook) and House Speaker Daudt (R-Crown) reportedly caught lots of fish last weekend, but no luck with agreed upon budget numbers. Leaders have...more
The Romanian main legislation act, as amended under the law for the approval of GEO 92/2014, was notified in its final form as voted upon by the Chamber of Deputies to the European Commission.
The final form of the...more
SHOULD THERE BE A “LEGISLATIVE SOLUTION” TO DISPUTED INDIAN TRUST APPLICATIONS?
Recent actions in Arizona and Indiana suggest that there is a new approach to local government opposition to Indian tribal applications for...more
Budget Battle -
Conference committees on the budget bills for the next biennium have begun their initial walkthroughs of fiscal tracking sheets and side-by-side comparisons, but the real negotiating is awaiting new...more
The Dutch Games of Chance Authority (“KSA”) has expressed its concerns about the delay of the implementation of the proposed Remote Gambling Act (“RGA”). Marja Appelman, director of the KSA, stated this yesterday in an...more
On April 13th, four Congressional members introduced the Fair Play, Fair Pay Act of 2015 (FPFPA), which requires traditional radio stations to pay song writers and performers royalties – just as their internet and satellite...more
The Dance Known as “Texas Two Step” -
The two-step is a partner dance, consisting of a “leader” (traditionally a man) and a “follower” (traditionally a woman). The leader determines the movements and patterns of the...more
The Government of Canada’s Budget Plan for 2015 proposes various measures within the expected areas of tax relief, job creation and economic growth measures. It also includes a very unexpected proposal to extend the...more
During the rollout of his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker proposed to repeal the state’s film tax credit in 2017. While this tax credit has drawn criticism for its goal of providing...more
Tennessee has long been known for its strong tourist attraction. With Beale Street and Graceland in Memphis, the music industry and dynamic attractions of Nashville, the Aquarium in Chattanooga and beautiful Smoky Mountains...more
On 20 April 2015, the Council of Europe adopted its position at the first reading on new rules aimed at preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. This is the part of the final stages of the passage of what will...more
Legislators are back in Raleigh after a week off and it doesn’t look like anything has changed after the extra time they were given to reflect on the session. Just as we’ve seen before:
- There’s a new bill that would...more
The Romanian state has made several steps forward in the process of amending Romanian gambling legislation....more
Released in February, the 2016 budget set forth by the Obama administration takes a focused stance towards the country’s growing infrastructure requirements. The 2016 budget features tax-exempt bond proposals seen in the...more
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