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June 23, 2020
Brattle Experts Discuss the Effect of COVID-19 on Sports-Related Market Power in IBA Article

Brattle Principal Michael Cragg and Director of Global Development James Keyte recently coauthored an article in the International Bar Association’s Business Law International (BLI) newsletter discussing sports-related market power, including considerations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Monopolization questions are arising as advertisers and content producers increase costs to viewers seeking sports replays and archived games. Are these recent changes in the sports world exploitative, or are they merely providing exclusive content in an uncertain time?

Click below to learn more in the full article, “Convergence and Divergence in Assessing the Broadcasting Practices of Professional Sports Leagues.”