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Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act

United States

Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, ... second session, on H.R. 4701, June 5, 2002

by United States

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] .
Written in English


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Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL7380600M
ISBN 100160690560
ISBN 109780160690563

In addition, the UAAA gives authority to the Secretary of State to issue subpoenas that would enable the state to obtain relevant material that ensures compliance with the act. If unregistered, a sports agent would forfeit all commissions earned from the representation of any athletes. New York Cotton Exchange, U. The Federal Trade Commission Act FTCA was passed by Congress to protect businesses and consumers from unfair competition and unfair or deceptive acts in the conduct of business. Sports agents recruiting athletes must provide the athletes or their parents if they are under the age of eighteen years-old with a disclosure document containing a warning about the potential of losing NCAA eligibility following the signing of the document.

Professional leagues provide and promote lists of banned substances, and agents have a duty to inform their clients of those banned substances before any abuse is committed. Enforcement of the statutes is bare, and the statutes themselves are under-inclusive. The FTC rulemaking authority is found at15 U. Incidents of agents' manipulating athletes, ranging from investment scams to outright theft of a player's money, are far too frequent, and there is growing consensus for reform In The Business of Sports Agents, Kenneth L. I asked Jack what first motivated him to become a sports agent. Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp.

However, the UAAA does give a student-athlete the power to void a contract with a sports agent if the sports agent does not follow all UAAA requirements in the agency contract. There is some controversy over whether the legal ethics rules automatically apply to a lawyer-agent like Boras, but never mind—whether he is subject to the legal ethics rules or not when serving as an agent, the conflict of interest he is blithely ignoring still applies, still harms his clients, still puts money in his pockets, and still should not be permitted. Another viable option may be self-regulation. Prior to our republication, we redacted names, phone numbers and email addresses of analysts who produced the reports.


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But Close is also the agent for Japanese free agent pitching star Masahiro Tanaka, who has until January 24 to sign with a major league team. Further, an agent may not intentionally initiate contact with a student-athlete unless they are registered under the act.

An organization such as ARPA could hold its members to the same type of code and punish those within its ranks who do not follow the rules, much Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act book the ABA does to unscrupulous attorneys. State regulation of sports agents in the EU takes place in various ways.

Would you like to join our advisory group to work with us on the future of GovTrack? Comment 2 The role and compensation of a sports agent is often misunderstood by the public. Teams that deal with agents who are not certified are subject to fines. Inan organization titled, Association of Representatives of Professional Athletes ARPA formed as a self-regulation tool for the sports agent profession.

If so, Kershaw was the victim of a conflict of interest. In the first instance, there may be legislative and regulatory provisions which are specifically applicable to sports agents which is the case, notably, in France, Greece and Portugal.

No fiduciary relationship exists when a sports agent is recruiting a student-athlete to sign an agency contract. It is wrong.

The student-athletes themselves can lose the remainder of their collegiate athletic eligibility if sports agents coerce them to sign agency contracts.

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There are also problems with registration. Regulation of their activities will help preserve the image and integrity of Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act book in general, prevent corruption and exploitation and fairly apportion value to the various participants in the sports ecosystem.

Professional leagues provide and promote lists of banned substances, and agents have a duty to inform their clients of those banned substances before any abuse is committed.

There could not be a more blatant example of an impermissible conflict of interest. However, there are differences between the requirements established by the four associations to obtain certification.

Once the student-athlete label no longer applies, athletes must look outside of the statutory regulations to enforce the common law agency rules that bind Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act book agents to a fiduciary duty of care. In this case, regulating the activities of sports agents was seen as a means of preventing malpractices associated with increasingly high financial stakes.

SPARTA requires a disclosure document that warns student-athletes, in boldface type, about the potential loss of NCAA eligibility following the signing of the document. You may also like Interesting points: Possible advantages for attorney Sports Agents: competence, education, accountability, bar association-mandated and -regulated rules of ethics.Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act - Prohibits an athlete agent from: (1) recruiting or soliciting a student athlete to enter into an agency contract by giving false or misleading information, making a false promise or representation, or providing anything of value to the athlete or anyone associated with the athlete before entering into.

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