Arent Fox Addresses Key Sports Law Cases and Developments to Watch in 2017
In a recent feature, LawinSport asked leading sports lawyers to share their views on the top headlines and trends to follow in the sports industry in 2017. San Francisco Managing Partner and Sports practice group leader Richard Brand and associate Christina Campbell discussed the ongoing convergence of sports and technology, and noted electronic sports, or eSports, as the trend to watch.
The eSports industry is expected to surpass $ 1 billion in 2017- and subsequently run into regulatory unknowns and issues. As Mr. Brand and Ms. Campbell write, “as the eSports industry has exploded in size, popularity, and financial potential, some of the same challenges and concerns that face traditional sports like basketball and football are beginning to surface.” To read the article, click here.