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Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act

United States

Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, ... second session, on H.R. 4701, June 5, 2002

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL7380600M
ISBN 100160690560
ISBN 109780160690563

The penalties provided for under civil law are usually financial or administrative in nature. In France, Greece and Portugal where legislation governing sports agents does exist, the texts provide guidelines on a wide range of issues including remuneration, payment and licensing of sports agents. This leads us to the second problem. Agency law also requires that sports agents use care in acting on behalf of their athlete clients and expend reasonable efforts to provide material information to them. NFL sports agents in particular spend an enormous amount of time negotiating contracts, including player injury provisions and public relations presence. It is wrong.

One of the most important benefits of the UAAA is the protection it affords for student-athletes. Join 10 million other Americans using GovTrack to learn about and contact your representative and senators and track what Congress is doing each day. I believe that this system is practical and effective. Would you like to join our advisory group to work with us on the future of GovTrack?

Sports agents can play important, positive roles in the sports industry, particularly in their capacity as employment agents and intermediaries in sponsorship and licensing transactions. It is featured in the April edition of the Cardozo Law Review. All lawyers, including attorney agents, must follow the Rules of Professional Conduct published by individual state bar associations. Many athlete agents are not readily identified to the student-athlete.


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Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act by United States Download PDF Ebook

But Close is also the agent for Japanese free agent pitching star Masahiro Tanaka, who has until January 24 to sign with a major league team.

Federal Regulation of Sports Agents: Sports Agents Responsibility and Trust Act (SPARTA)

SPARTA and the UAAA do nothing to enforce the duties of sports agents to their professional clients, and neither statutory regulation prescribes a certain method of enforcement for a violation of agency law. I recently caught up with Jack Bechta. If so, Tanaka was the victim of a conflict of interest.

Now what? Please sign up for our advisory group to be a part of making GovTrack a better tool for what you do. Since and before the state enactments of the UAAA inat least 28 states had statutes regulating athlete agents.

The UAAA requires an agent to provide important information, both professional and criminal in nature.

Regulation of Sports Agents

Bristol Myers Corp. The objectives of sports bodies enacting their own regulations is broadly aimed at protecting sportspersons and clubs against possible malpractices associated with transactions in which sports agents may take part, sometimes fulfilling a major role such as negotiation of employment contracts or transfer.

A majority of the states and territories that have adopted the UAAA or their own separate state law to regulate sports agents are also not protecting all of their athletes. Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act book Commission. This may be why there has not been much litigation.

It is featured in the April edition of the Cardozo Law Review. Thus, SPARTA serves an important role in creating duties for sports agents with respect to their relationships with athletes before agency law would kick in to protect athletes.

Also, for those student-athletes who do enter into a contract with an agent before their athletics eligibility expires, the act provides a student-athlete with the right to cancel the contract within 14 days.

New York Cotton Exchange, U. Ethical attorney agents have had a competitive disadvantage in signing clients because of their bar-mandated ethical obligations that they must adhere to if they actually do. Sports agents can play important, positive roles in the sports industry, particularly in their capacity as employment agents and intermediaries in sponsorship and licensing transactions.

The article contends that the introduction and implementation of SPARTA will lead to the extreme rise of the attorney-agent in the world of sports representation.th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session Part 2 ===== SPORTS AGENT RESPONSIBILITY AND TRUST ACT _____ June 2, Ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Sensenbrenner, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany H.R. ] [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office] The Committee on.

SPORTS AGENT RESPONSIBILITY AND TRUST; Regulation of unfair and deceptive acts and practices in connection with the contact between an athlete agent and a student athlete § Enforcement § Actions by States § Protection of educational institution § Limitation.

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