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New Pay Transparency Requirements in California

On or before the second Wednesday in March 2023 (and each second Wednesday in March thereafter), employers with more than one hundred employees in California must submit a report to the Civil Rights Department within the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency. Why? California has released new pay transparency requirements....

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What’s Odin Law & Media Playing? (Fall 2022)

As a law firm that primarily works with video game companies, everyone on staff is a gamer in their own right. Here’s what we’ve been playing this fall of 2022: Aperture Desk Job by Valve (Steam Deck) I got a Steam Deck so I started playing Aperture Desk Job –...

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Moonlighting: who owns what?

Moonlighting and side hustles – whatever you want to call them – come up frequently in the games space. However, it is important to keep in mind some potential issues that can arise – both from an employer’s perspective and from an employee’s perspective. An employer will generally want (and...

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Ryan Fairchild to Present at the 2022 EBA Conference

On Monday, October 31st, Ryan Fairchild will be presenting at the 2022 Esports Bar Association Conference in Las Vegas. He will be presenting alongside Bryce Blum [ESG Law] and Tom Martell [Riot Games]. The topic will be: The State of the Industry Panel This talk highlights leaders in esports law...

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What are the risks of influencer whitelisting?

Creators should be aware that there exists a good amount of risk with influencer whitelisting. The first, and often overlooked, risk a creator faces with respect to whitelisting is a lost opportunity to earn what their services are worth if whitelisting isn’t carved out as an “added” service in the...

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