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States Focused On New Athlete Agent Legislation, Not True Regulation

The latest regulatory trend concerns states pushing to “strengthen” their athlete agent laws.  This push is probably based on increased media attention paid to student-athletes receiving money and other benefits from sports agents.  The article that was likely read by every Sponsor of a piece of legislation to enhance athlete agents laws is Sports Illustrated’s […]

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The Athlete Agent Reform Act Of 2011 In Arkansas

It is not yet law, but the state of Arkansas is one step closer to having a tougher law regulating sports agents.  Last week, the Arkansas House of Representatives passed a bill titled THE ATHLETE AGENT REFORM ACT OF 2011 (embedded at the bottom of this post in its entirety).  House Bill 1061 by Rep. […]

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Should the NCAA Register Agents?

In a previous article I wrote, I focused on the topic of the NCAA as well as university athletic association Compliance Offices taking on a greater role with regard to athlete-agent regulation. There are laws which attempt to regulate activity, but why not have actual enforcement through a mandatory registration process much like the player […]