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NCAA Compliance A Duty Of Coaches, Post-Trial Ruling Says

Law360 (May 24, 2019, 7:01 PM EDT) -- Even if it is not the job of college basketball coaches to recommend financial advisers to players, they can still be criminally liable if they do so in exchange for bribes, a New York federal judge said in an opinion fleshing out an earlier ruling that forced two men to face trial on bribery charges.

Christian Dawkins, a former agent "runner," and Merl Code, a former consultant for Adidas, were convicted earlier this month by a federal jury in Manhattan for their roles in a scheme to bribe assistant college basketball coaches to steer players to sign with financial managers who...

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November 7, 2017

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