Seigfreid Bingham News & Blog

NCAA Board of Governors Announces Constitutional Convention, Dramatic Changes Anticipated

August 3, 2021By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

On Friday, July 30, the NCAA
Board of Governors announced that it would convene a special constitutional
convention in November to provide recommendations for restructuring the NCAA
across all three divisions. It is […]

By |August 3rd, 2021|News|

President Biden Issues Executive Order Targeting Non-Compete Agreements

July 15, 2021By Curry Sexton, Mark Opara, and Brenda Hamilton

On Friday, July 9, President
Biden issued an “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American
Economy.” The Executive Order requests that more than one dozen federal
agencies consider […]

By |July 15th, 2021|News|

MIAA Announces “Empower U” NIL Partnership with Seigfreid Bingham

July 8, 2021This news release was published by the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association. Kansas City – The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association has announced a partnership with Seigfreid Bingham’s Sports and Entertainment Group’s “Empower U.” This […]

By |July 8th, 2021|News|

NCAA Suspends Amateurism Policy, Permits Student-Athletes to Receive Compensation for Name, Image, and Likeness

July 1, 2021By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

On Wednesday, June 30, the NCAA,
less than 24 hours before various state name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) laws
were to go into effect, adopted an interim policy that temporarily suspended
its amateurism rules […]

By |July 1st, 2021|News|

Seigfreid Bingham Announces “Empower U” Service to Help Clients Navigate Name, Image and Likeness Rules and Legislation

June 30, 2021Kansas City – Seigfreid Bingham’s Sports and Entertainment Law Group announced on Wednesday a new service aimed at assisting NCAA conferences and/or their member institutions in navigating the rapidly changing rules and […]

By |June 30th, 2021|News|

NCAA Set to Vote On, Likely Adopt Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation Ahead of Important Date

June 30, 2021By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston

On Monday, the NCAA Division I Council formally recommended that the NCAA Board of Directors adopt an interim name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) policy during its impending Wednesday meeting. All […]

By |June 30th, 2021|News|