“This year, eSports events have sold out Madison Square Garden, the Staples Center and Key Arena, and television broadcast viewership often exceeded that of many traditional sports like baseball and hockey. The global games market will generate $100 billion in revenues by the end of the year,” says Jeff Ifrah. “The industry’s meteoric rise comes with legal, social and regulatory challenges.”
Alongside attorney Bryce Blum, Jeff Ifrah will discuss legal challenges often surrounding esports, including finance, immigration, gaming, gambling and betting, cyber security, business law, advertising, and underage play. Jeff will then provide a general overview of the world’s eSports market, discuss recent government and class action challenges, and provide predictions for the future of gaming.
Jeff Ifrah will be joined by attorney Bryce Blum, and will discuss legal issues regarding esports, such as finance, immigration, gaming, gambling and betting, cyber security, business law, marketing, and underage play. Jeff will also provide a general overview of today’s eSports market, cover recent government and class action challenges, and share his thoughts on the future of the industry.
On September 13, Ifrah Law co-founder and gaming law expert Jeff Ifrah will be hosting a CLE-credit webinar for the American Bar Association entitled “eSports & the Legal Landscape: A Primer on the Emerging eSports Industry.”
On September 13, Jeff Ifrah, founding partner of Ifrah Law and an expert at gaming law, will host a CLE-credit webinar for the American Bar Association. The webinar will be titled “eSports & the Legal Landscape: A Primer on the Emerging eSports Industry.”
Jeff Ifrah and Michelle Cohen, two prominent lawyers from Washington DC’s acclaimed law firm Ifrah Law, will be speaking at the Winter conference of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS). Together, they were invited to Florida for the January event, where they will discuss the legal issues among online Skill-Based Games and Fantasy Sports. The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States hosts bi-annual conferences that include a select group of expert practitioners from the industry to present trends and information to legislators from all over the country. It is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets regularly to discuss topics regarding Internet gaming. Having become a highly contentious issue in recent years, the NCLGS holds a vital role as a proactive participant in educating legislators of the effects and potential problems and solutions that arise through the multi-billion-dollar industry.