Sports Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2017

Law360, New York (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- With momentum building for the legalization of sports betting and Congress considering regulations for the burgeoning mixed martial arts industry, sports attorneys will have their hands full in bracing for potential major changes to the sports landscape across the country.

Here are some key legislative issues sports attorneys should watch in 2017.

Sports Betting Legislation

Momentum to legalize sports betting has been building in recent years as the practice is beginning to be viewed less as a threat to the integrity of sports and more as a potential revenue generator for leagues, casinos and states in the form of taxes, raising...

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