ILP brings Major League Baseball into India
Indian Law Partners (ILP) Partners Gopika Pant and Vineet Gupta along with associate Rohit Taneja are assisting Major League Baseball (MLB), USA as its Indian legal advisers to set up their base in India.
Major League Baseball is a professional baseball organization, and the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. A total of 30 teams play in the National League and American League, with 15 teams in each league.
On 2 July 2019, MLB announced the opening of its sixth international office at New Delhi for the promotion of baseball in India. The office will be tasked with growing the game in India through fan engagement and baseball development. MLB First Pitch, a grassroots program that is already being used to promote baseball in Mexico and China, will be introduced in India for primary school children in 300 schools across New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai” reported the Business Standard