Since the National College Athletic Association was founded more than a century ago, college sports have evolved tremendously from a student pastime to a billion dollar industry replete with its own regulatory, legal and business challenges. Listen to a panel of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP attorneys survey the myriad challenges and legal issues in college sports today. Topics discussed include antitrust, performance enhancing drugs/controlled substances, Title IX, and independent investigations. This informative panel was moderated by Anne M. Tompkins, with panelists Jodi L. Avergun, Joseph J. Bial, and Kenneth L. Wainstein and is set as a primer for Panel II: Survey of Regulatory, Legal, and Business Challenges in College Sports, which was moderated by Kenneth L. Wainstein, with esteemed panelists Jay S. Bilas, Dr. E. Gordon Gee, and Thomas W. Ross.
The nation continues to debate the role of college sports in society as university athletic budgets and rivalries grow more intense. Listen to an distinguished panel as they shed light on these topics and review legal challenges that question the concept of amateurism, including whether or not student athletes should be paid, as well as the academic experience student athletes receive, and the potential for NCAA reform. Hosted by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, this talk was moderated by Kenneth L. Wainstein, Chair of Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense & Investigations practice group, with a panel featuring ESPN Analyst Jay S. Bilas, WVU President Dr. E. Gordon Gee, and UNC system President Emeritus Thomas W. Ross.