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    Richard Brand and Maidie Oliveau Featured Speakers at Sports Lawyers Association Annual Conference

    San Francisco Managing Partner and Sports practice leader Richard Brand and Sports counsel Maidie Oliveau will share insights on the sports industry at the 43rd annual Sports Lawyers Association Conference on May 18-20 in Denver, CO.

    Mr. Brand will speak on "New Models for Sports TV Distribution: Respect the Fine Print." The panel will cover the new reality of sports TV viewership, over the top and traditional models, and the effect on the media rights market and transactions. Mr. Brand regularly represents professional sports franchises, owners of sports and entertainment facilities, sponsors, and service content providers in connection media rights agreements and multiple other transactions.

    Ms. Oliveau, in addition to her work with corporate sponsors, broadcasters, and event organizers in sport, has been an arbitrator on the Court of Arbitration for Sport since 1998.  She has conducted numerous anti-doping violation arbitrations in that role, and will moderate a panel providing the Conference with the "Global Sport Anti-Doping Update."

    The SLA annual conference provides a forum for lawyers representing athletes, teams, leagues, conferences, civic recreational programs, educational institutions, and other organizations involved in professional, collegiate, Olympic, and amateur sports to discuss top legal topics in the sports industry.

    To learn more, click here.