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WELCOME TO OUR LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD PODCAST HOSTED BY MICHAEL RUEDA
Our Leveling the Playing Field podcast series provides personalized and holistic advice for athletes, entertainers, artists, and other notable individuals to better understand the elements of the commercial relationships they will encounter in their professional careers. Our goal is to provide our clients with the tools they need to achieve success.
Topics our series will cover include:
- Name, image and likeness opportunity related contracts
- Intellectual property
- Charitable giving and philanthropy
- Tax and estate planning
- Contracts with advisors and agents
With a surge in former athletes getting involved with public companies and SPACs recently, what are the key considerations to be aware of before getting involved? Michael Rueda sits down with Ridge Barker, Withers corporate partner who focuses on corporate and finance securities matters, including SPACs, to discuss fiduciary obligations, trading restrictions, and other items to consider before becoming a SPAC sponsor or board member.