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Is Now the Time to Consider Mandating Covid Vaccinations or Are There Better Alternatives for Your Organization?

August 31, 2021By John Vering, John Neyens, Shannon Johnson and Mark Opara 

Recent Developments

There has been a flood of recent developments with
regard to Covid vaccines.  First, the FDA
has given full approval to the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine with indications that
full […]

Seigfreid Bingham recognized by Best Lawyers

August 19, 2021Seigfreid Bingham is proud to recognize an abundance of attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 edition.

Gordon Gee, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – SecuritiesBrenda Hamilton, Commercial Litigation, Litigation, Labor and EmploymentDan McClain, Commercial LitigationFritz Riesmeyer, Commercial LitigationGreg Gerstner, Construction […]

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 expected that the Board of […]

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 making various new administrative rules […]

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 partnership will provide a centralized […]

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 and opened the door for […]

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 laws regulating student-athlete name, image […]

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 three NCAA divisions will have […]