Sports & Entertainment Law Section

July 31, 2015
Tips for Practicing Sports & Entertainment Law

Interested in practicing sports law? See this article for some practical pointers to help you break into the practice area.

July 20, 2015
Swiss FIFA Inquiry Receives 81 Reports

Swiss prosecutors investigating suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA announced that they have received 81 reports since the inquiry began. Click here for more information.

July 16, 2015
ESPY Awards Recognize Still, Hill, Jenner and More

ESPN hosted its ESPY awards on Wednesday, July 15. Check out some of the most notable winners here.

June 30, 2015
Mickelson Allegedly Tied to Money Laundering Scheme

Star golfer Phil Mickelson has allegedly been tied to a money laundering scheme involving close to $3 million and an offshore sports book. See this post for more.

June 29, 2015
Swift Changes Come to Apple Music After Artist Withholds Album

When Taylor Swift announced she would withhold her album from Apple Music, the company changed their policy. Read more here.

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Mission

The mission of the IndyBar's Sports & Entertainment Law Section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of sports and entertainment law. To that end, it shall be the purposes of this section: (1) to concern itself with every aspect of the ethical practice of sports and entertainment law; (2) to become familiar with and get involved with current sports and entertainment events and issues in the State of Indiana; (3) to study, report upon and recommend improvements to legislation, whether federal or state, pertaining to the section's concerns; (4) to bring together members of the Association interested in sports and entertainment law and to confer upon the various issues in these areas; and (5) to promote the legal education of members of the Association and the public by sponsoring meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing articles concerning sports and entertainment law.
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A Message from the Section Chairs


“Welcome. The Sports & Entertainment Law Section focuses on a wide variety of legal and business issues related to the sports, arts and entertainment industries. Members of this Section include sports and entertainment lawyers in a variety of fields, including transactional and litigation lawyers, in-house counsel, and lawyers in private practice, as well as faculty members and students of Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Section members receive invitations to presentations, CLE programs and events relating to issues of interest to our members, which cater to all professionals, not just practitioners. The Section also serves as a forum for sports and entertainment lawyers to network and share their knowledge and experience. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join this valuable section.”

Scott Preston, Jackson Lewis LLP, and Chris Termini, NCAA  - 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Section Co-Chairs

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