Monthly Archives: July 2018

What Are The Perils of Hard Money Lenders?

What Are The Perils of Hard Money Lenders? What Are The Perils of Hard Money Lenders? Hard money lenders are increasingly populating our communities seeking to exploit the unfortunate void left by banks for lending, especially mortgages. Hard money lenders could be individuals or businesses charging relatively higher
Posted in Corporate Law

What Does Literary Rights Option and Purchase Agreement for Television Encompass?

What Does Literary Rights Option and Purchase Agreement for Television Encompass? What Does Literary Rights Option and Purchase Agreement for Television Encompass? Often, television programming involves original teleplays or telescripts licensed from third parties and not copyrighted works. Nonetheless, if the work is copyrighted, both seller and buyer should be mindful
Posted in Entertainment Law

What Does Quiet Title Action Encompass?

What Does Quiet Title Action Encompass? What Does Quiet Title Action Encompass? Quiet title action involves resolving any adverse claims to a property with the ultimate, not always attained, objective of insurable marketable ownership. A party need not await until a claim is brought to defend
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Fundamentals of Motion Picture Distribution Agreements

Fundamentals of Motion Picture Distribution Agreements Fundamentals of Motion Picture Distribution Agreements Despite the fact most film studios and major production companies have their own distribution company affiliates in one form or another, independent production companies due to lack of adequate wherewithal have to rely on
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What Are Some Basics of Music Publishing Income?

What Are Some Basics of Music Publishing Income_ (1) What Are Some Basics of Music Publishing Income? With the advent of wholly newfound media and the ease to pirate songs, any meaningful tangible income from music publishing has drastically diminished. Consequently, it is incumbent upon music participants including but
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Entertainment Law in New York versus Los Angeles

Entertainment Law in New York versus Los Angeles Entertainment Law in New York versus Los Angeles When we think of the main entertainment hubs in the US, our attention is immediately drawn to New York and California. The majority of movies, musicals, performances, and studios are located in
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Committing Unemployment Insurance Fraud in California

Committing Unemployment Insurance Fraud in California Committing Unemployment Insurance Fraud in California When an individual loses their job or faces reduced hours, they can file for Unemployment insurance (UI). This is done through the California Employment Development Department (EDD), which has certain state-level eligibility requirements for
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Nuts and Bolts of Literary Rights Option and Purchase Agreements

Nuts and Bolts of Literary Rights Option and Purchase Agreements Nuts and Bolts of Literary Rights Option and Purchase Agreements Television programming is mostly predicated upon original teleplays/telescripts or literary/dramatic works licensed from third parties. Such licensing is often negotiated through an option/purchase agreement between an author and a producer/production
Posted in Entertainment Law

Fundamentals of Contract for Sale of Business

Contract for Sale of Business Fundamentals of Contract for Sale of Business Like any other business transaction, sale of a business encompasses myriad of considerations. Such considerations often involve risk and its allocations to the parties involved. Parties often have to negotiate and agree upon
Posted in Business Law

How to Handle Disgruntled Employees

How to Handle Disgruntled Employees How to Handle Disgruntled Employees It is incredibly important that if an employee brings forward harassment complaints, or is disgruntled because of an issue related to a form of harassment, the employer works with an employment lawyer to take appropriate
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