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Global Legal Chronicle: Sorare’s Multi-Year NFT Agreement with Major League SoccerApril 08, 2022
O’Melveny represented Sorare, the player-owned fantasy sports game, in a multi-year agreement that will make it the official NFT Fantasy game of Major League Soccer (MLS). As part of the deal, Sorare will launch NFTs for all MLS players. The NFT collection will launch Spring 2022, allowing fans to collect and play with their favorite MLS teams and players in their fantasy game lineups. The O’Melveny team advising Sorare on this transaction was led by Chuck Baker, co-chair of O’Melveny’s Sports Industry Group, and Amy Siegel, co-head of O’Melveny’s Entertainment, Sports, and Media Industry Group. Counsel Alex Piarino also advised on the deal.
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