NCAA Athletes' Antitrust Suit On Course For Trial After Ruling

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 4:09 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday declined to dismiss a class action filed by a group of 25 current and former college athletes contending that the NCAA violates antitrust laws by not compensating players, meaning it is likely headed for trial, a spokeswoman for the plaintiffs said.

According to Deborah Schwartz of public relations firm Media Relations Inc., U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken rejected the NCAA's argument that its First Amendment rights preempted the players' demands for a portion of the revenue generated by its licensing...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.