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Variety quotes Michelle Cohen as YouTube enforces new COPPA Rules

What You Need to Know About YouTube’s New COPPA Child-Directed Content Rules By TODD SPANGLER YouTube has advised creators to consult with a lawyer if they have questions about COPPA compliance. However, even attorneys who have worked in the area for years say it’s not a clear-cut process. “I’m relatively experienced, but it’s still a judgment… Read More

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CLE Registration: Jackpot! How D.C. Can Successfully Introduce Legalized Sports Betting and Navigate the Changing Regulatory Landscape

Sports and Entertainment Lawyers’ New Year’s Resolution: Get up to speed on developments in legalized sports betting and find ways to better serve your clients. The D.C. Bar is hosting an event that can help. In coordination with Ifrah Law PLLC, the D.C. Bar will present Jackpot!  How D.C. Can Successfully Introduce Legalized Sports Betting… Read More

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Bloomberg quotes Jeff Ifrah as New Jersey continues its soaring growth in online sports betting revenue

Online Sports Bets Revive New Jersey’s Gaming Industry By Christopher Palmeri So far, online betting in New Jersey hasn’t hurt the state’s nine land-based casinos, which should see revenue climb a decade-best 9% to $2.74 billion this year, according to the study. It was commissioned by the iDevelopment and Economic Association, or iDEA, a trade group for online… Read More

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Partner Jim Trusty analyzes the NFL’s double standard on sports betting on Fox

Jim Trusty: In NFL these two cardinal sins receive drastically different penalties — Why? By: Jim Trusty Arizona Cardinal cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating the league’s blanket prohibition against betting on all things NFL. Shaw, who will miss at least the full 2020 season, had been on injured reserve since… Read More

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Andrew Silver featured by Compliance Week as Digital Assets continue their rise in Popularity

Regulators wary of crypto as digital assets go mainstream By: Lori Tripoli Despite alarmist prognostications by government officials, interest in cryptocurrency isn’t exactly waning. “Digital currency already has a significant degree of acceptance,” says Silver. “At least among those who are tech-savvy.” There’s even evidence that digital assets are gaining in popularity. “The wallet application… Read More

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Will California legal sports betting become a reality? EGR North America features guest contributor Andrew Silver who analyzes the changing legal landscape

“Last week, a coalition of 18 Native American tribes in California filed papers and announced their intent to add a proposed Constitutional amendment to the next statewide ballot that would legalize sports wagering at tribal casinos and licensed racetracks. If the tribal coalition succeeds in collecting the requisite 997,139 signatures from registered voters, the proposal…”… Read More

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S&P Global Market Intelligence quotes Michelle Cohen as California implements CCPA

More tech companies could expand Calif. privacy protections By: Casey Egan The law, known as the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, will implement a range of new privacy requirements that will compel major tech companies, such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google LLC, to adhere to the state’s new standard. With the implementation… Read More

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The Washington Post Quotes Jim Trusty on Impeachment Mess

By: Rachael Bade, Devlin Barrett, Seung Min Kim,and Mike DeBonis  Trump’s Friday tweets at Yovanovitch are unlikely to cross the legal threshold for witness tampering, experts said. James Trusty, a former Justice Department official who is now a partner at Ifrah Law, called them “dumb” and “certainly not a ‘perfect’ tweet, to use the president’s… Read More