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    Arent Fox’s Rich Brand and Charlyn Ho Author Article on the Ups and Downs of Fantex IPO

    February 20, 2014

    Arent Fox Sports partner Rich Brand and Corporate & Securities associate Charlyn Ho wrote an article published in Law360 that outlines the legal issues surrounding Fantex Inc., a company that allows investors to buy and sell interests in professional athletes.

    “Although analysts have commented that much of the appeal in purchasing shares in National Football League players is the ability to claim ownership to a small piece of an iconic athlete, unlike an investor in a public company that actually owns a share of the public company, Fantex investors will not have any direct investment in the athlete or the brand contract that Fantex signed with each athlete,” wrote Mr. Brand and Ms. Ho.

    To read the Law360 article, click here.