Outside Counsel on Soccer Franchise Acquisition and Ownership Matters

Represented sports investor Joe Tacopina in soccer franchise acquisition and ownership matters including negotiating and structuring his exit as President and co-owner of the Italian soccer club Bologna F.C. 1909, and his ensuing acquisition of Venezia F.C. The VFC acquisition will provide Mr. Tacopina with the opportunity to return the team -- and the City of Venice -- to Serie A, Italy's top division.