Bartz, Sloey on the Implications of Antitrust on College Sports
February 15, 2012
Washington Attorneys Philip Bartz and Nicholas Sloey address recent claims in the media that the NCAA's refusal to permit college athletes to be paid for play violates the antitrust laws. Bartz and Sloey provide a detailed analysis on why the NCAA model is entirely lawful under current antitrust law.
The two put forth their views on antitrust law and college sports in "NCAA Sports: No Death Penalty Under the Antitrust Laws," published Feb. 15 by Bloomberg Law Reports.
Bartz, co-leader of Bryan Cave's Antitrust, Franchise & Consumer Law Group, focuses on antitrust litigation, including the defense of antitrust class actions, complex commercial litigation, defense of federal and state investigations and antitrust advice. During the course of his career, he has counseled Fortune 500 clients regarding antitrust litigation matters related to merger and acquisitions, distribution channel issues and antitrust compliance. Bartz also has represented clients in matters involving the federal antitrust enforcement agencies.
Sloey also works within Bryan Cave's Antitrust, Franchise & Consumer Law Group as well as the Sports, Sponsorship & Event Venue Group. His practice focuses on compliance issues and litigation, including class action and complex commercial litigation. Sloey has represented companies involved in complex antirust litigation and has counseled clients in antitrust law compliance. He has experience handling matters before U.S. District Courts and U.S. Courts of Appeal.
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