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Hackney Publications Recognizes Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey as a Leader in the Sports Law Field in ‘100 Law Firms’ List

The firm specializes in risk management of large spectator events, including training of event personnel and drafting/prosecution of risk transfer agreements. Hackney Publications has announced that its readers have identified Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law…
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Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Popular Inc. for Alleged Banking Illegalities on Behalf of Former Boxing Greats, Tito Trinidad and His Father Don Félix

Retired world boxing champion Juan Félix Trinidad-García (“Tito”) and his father, trainer and manager Juan Félix Trinidad-Rodríguez (“Don Félix”), filed lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico (Trinidad-García, et al. v. Popular Inc., et al., 21-cv-01529-ADC) (see at: https://www.quetglaslawpsc.org/_files/ugd/828c0f_fdc52a4cf7ec4a88abb7733714c2ecd6.pdf) against Puerto Rico’s largest banking and securities investment entities: Popular Inc.-NASDAQ:BPOP (“BPOP”)- and its subsidiaries,…
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Hackney Publications Announces Second Annual ‘100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About’ Portal

100lawfirms.com is portal that serves as a resource for those in need of experienced and capable legal counsel in the sports law arena. Hackney Publications announced today the second annual “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About,” a portal that serves as a resource for those in need of experienced…
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Hogan Lovells Guides NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and Owner Jeffrey Vinik in Groundbreaking Private Equity Investment

A team from global law firm Hogan Lovells advised the Tampa Bay Lightning and its owner, Jeffrey Vinik, in one of the first private equity investments in National Hockey League (NHL) history. The Tampa Bay Lightning are current back-to-back winners of the NHL’s Stanley Cup, having won the finals by defeating the Dallas Stars in…
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SRLA Provides More Details on Its February 23-26 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) will hold its annual meeting – in person – at the Renaissance Midtown Hotel in Atlanta on February 23-26, 2022. The Association, which represents sports law professors typically teaching at the undergraduate level, went virtual with its 2021 conference because of COVID. Conference events include 70 academic presentations/posters…
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Sports Litigation Alert Reports on the Full Breadth of the Sports Law Industry with Timely, Insightful Articles in Last Two Issues

Beneficiaries of the Alert include both the private sector and higher education, where professors use the Alert with thousands of sports law students. As Hackney Publications closes in on the completion of its 18th year of publishing Sports Litigation Alert, publisher Holt Hackney is especially proud of the last two issues. “We’re touching on every…
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NHLPA and NHL Agree to Long-Term Exclusive Trading Card License Extensions with Upper Deck; NFT Products Planned

The National Hockey League (NHL®) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have announced that each have agreed to long-term extensions of their licenses with The Upper Deck Company to be the exclusive licensed manufacturer of physical trading cards. Upper Deck, which has maintained NHL and NHLPA trading card licenses since the 1990-91 season,…
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Zion Williamson v. Prime Sports: Round Three

(Editor’s Note: Below is an article from the latest Sports Litigation Alert. Occasionally, we share full or partial articles from other sports law periodicals produced by Hackney Publications) By Jeff Birren, Senior Writer Sports Litigation Alert has previously reported on the litigation between NBA player Zion Williamson and his one-time marketing agent, Prime Sports Marketing. …
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Creative Artists Agency Acquires ICM Partners

Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire ICM Partners (ICM), another agency, “to drive broader and more inclusive representation as their clients, their work, and their brands shape culture.” “Today’s storytellers, athletes, thought-leaders, and trend-setters who can move, inspire, and attract large, global…
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Arent Fox Advises Credit Karma in Jersey Patch Sponsorship with Houston Rockets

Arent Fox LLP served as outside counsel to Credit Karma, a consumer technology company, in a multi-year jersey patch sponsorship with the Houston Rockets that highlights its new Credit Karma Money platform. In addition to the jersey patch, the multi-year deal includes a substantial in-arena and online presence, and the support of team community engagement efforts, along…
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