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Exposing Backend Money: T.V. and Film Profit Participation from All Angles [1.5 hours Cal. MCLE credit available*]

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Ken Edwards Center, 1527 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401


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Exposing Backend Money: T.V. and Film Profit Participation From All Angles
[1.5 hours California MCLE credit available*]

Program Description:

Join CLA and a special panel of entertainment professionals for a presentation focusing on different perspectives on negotiating, drafting and enforcing profit participation deals in film and television. Featuring attorneys who prepare profit participation agreements and litigate profit participation disputes as well an attorney/CPA who handles profit participation audits, the program will touch on some of the particular issues that each of them confront in their different roles. Topics will include recent developments in the industry, strategies for improving boilerplate terms, key issues in the auditing process, and special considerations for litigating profit participation disputes. This program is designed for an attorney audience, but all members of the community are welcome.

Adam W. Rosen, Esq., One LLP (Note: Rosen cancelled due to illness; Alan Abrams, Esq. stepped in and did the presentation)
Mansi K. Shah, Esq., Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP
Steven D. Sills, JD, CPA, CFE, CFF, Green Hasson Janks

Ken Edwards Center
1527 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Free parking is available after 6 p.m. in the lot under/behind the venue; additional affordable parking is available in nearby city lots.

*CLA is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This program qualifies for 1.5 hours of general MCLE credit and zero hours of Legal Ethics, Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession and Prevention, Detection or Treatment of Substance Abuse credit. This event may meet the requirements for continuing legal education credits in other states.  Please check with the bar in the state in which you are seeking credits to determine if this event is eligible.

These seminars are made possible, in part, from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.  Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.  



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