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Filming in Ireland: Take Advantage of Incentives and Benefits 

Could the fallout from Brexit influence film, television and motion picture production in the UK? To counter a potential downturn in filming-related revenues, the UK now offers tax credits to companies who choose the region as a shooting destination. But as it happens, Ireland offers an even more enticing tax incentive. In addition, Ireland’s attractive…

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How do corporate sponsors secure sports sponsorship contracts?

Multimillion dollar sports sponsorship contracts require careful negotiations best handled by an experienced attorney. The Dallas Cowboys are rated the world’s most valuable sports team as of July, 2018.  Blockbuster TV contracts and owner-friendly collective bargaining agreements are causing record sale prices in every major U.S. sports league. (source: Forbes) Lucrative sponsorship deals for players and…

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Do new pro sports equity endorsement and sponsorship models raise legal concerns for athletes?

Professional athletes are finding a new array of equity arrangements to consider in endorsement and branding contracts. The answer to that question is a resounding “yes.” Professional athletes are becoming the focus of new, creative equity-structured arrangements in which their personal brands are either leveraged in exchange for equity in companies; or athletes’ earnings and…