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18th Annual Business Law Fall Forum

Date: 8:30am - 5:00pm PDT October 4, 2013 Location: McCarty Classroom Complex

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This forum will explore a variety of issues at the intersection of sports and business.  Leading professionals, academics, and jurists will provide insight into the constantly evolving world of sports law.  Through four distinct panel sessions, panelists will discuss: 1) managing and operating a professional sports team; 2) the reasons why sports teams file for bankruptcy; 3) collective bargaining between leagues and players; and 4) the financial difficulties professional athletes face after retirement.  The forum offers attendees the ability to gain a unique perspective on a number of complex sports law issues from those with unparalleled first-hand knowledge and experience.

Panelists scheduled to appear include: Neil Olshey (General Manager, Portland Trail Blazers), Paul Ehrlich (General Counsel, adidas), Douglas Baird (University of Chicago Law School), Ben Lauritsen (General Counsel, Portland Trail Blazers), Paul Haagen (Duke Law School), Meir Feder (Jones Day), Peter Cohen (Blackstone Advisory Partners


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