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The NCAA’s Struggle to Adapt: Collegiate Sports as a Multibillion Dollar Business

Zachary Finkelman – In recent years, the world of college sports has undergone a seismic shift. The traditional model of the “student-athlete” is being challenged, as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) grapples with the ever-evolving landscape of collegiate compensation. The fundamental rule seems simple enough: student-athletes can’t accept money for playing their sports. However, […]

Tax Reforms May Inject Foreign Capital Into U.S. Real Estate Markets

PETER CAPACCHIONE — On July 31st, Reps. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Joseph Crowley (D-NY) proposed the Real Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2013 to Congress.  This proposed act would implement changes to the 1980 Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”) in a manner that could potentially incentivize foreign investors to double the […]