What’s With These Fake Lawyer Blogs and Twitter Accounts?

Media Law

The post What’s With These Fake Lawyer Blogs and Twitter Accounts? I have five very loyal followers of this blog. Three are lawyers, one is a legal secretary and one is a legal assistant. They reblog everything I post onto their blogs and Tweet some of what I post on their Twitter feeds. From what I see, they are equally loyal followers of other legal blogs, […]. appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General

CREATIVE ACCOUNTING

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

The major studios determine profits for participants using their own special accounting rules as set forth in their net profit defi¬nitions. The accounting profession has generally agreed-upon rules called Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). There are special guidelines for the motion picture industry called Financial Accounting Standards Bulletin 53 (FASB 53). These rules provide, among other things, for the accrual method of account¬ing.

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U.S. Court Orders Coinbase to Share Information about Account Holders with the IRS but Limits to Transactions over $20,000

New Media and Technology Law

the largest cryptocurrency exchange and storage platform in the world, to provide information about certain of its account holders to the U.S. Information pertaining to as many as 14,355 account holders and 8.9 Significantly, only account holders that have bought, sold, sent, or received cryptocurrency worth $20,000 or more in any tax year from 2013 to 2015 are covered by the order. . Digital Currency Online Commerce Regulatory crytocurrency accounts summons taxation

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CosmoLex Update Adds New Accounts Payable Module

Media Law

Now you can add bills for accounts payable within CosmoLex. CosmoLex today released an update to its cloud-based practice management platform that adds a new module for managing a law firm’s accounts payable. While some desktop practice management systems include accounts payable functions, this is the first cloud-based platform to add this, as far I […]. The post CosmoLex Update Adds New Accounts Payable Module appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Who Owns an Employee's Twitter and Other Online Accounts?

New Media and Technology Law

In this era of multiple online communication channels, and in an environment of increased employee mobility, employers need to focus on the legal and practical ways of securing their ownership of online company accounts that are registered or otherwise created by employees or contractors. 8, 2011), involves a Twitter account that was used by an employee to publish product reviews and other messages on behalf of his employer.

Playboy Hit With $12M Lawsuit Over "Enron-Style Accounting" on Branded Vodka

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Beverly Hills lifestyle company is sued by its former exclusive licensing agent for spirits. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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Top Hollywood Accountant Launches Profit Participation Audit Firm

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Michele Gentille aims to streamline and speed up the auditing process. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Crime Novelist Patricia Cornwell Wins $50.9 Million Verdict Against Accountants

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

After finding out her net worth wasn't as much as she thought, the author said the culprit was her former financial management company. read more. THR, Esq. Television

Twitter Tastes Victory After U.S. Government Withdraws Demand to Unmask Anti-Trump Account

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The social media service voluntarily dismisses a lawsuit that argued the government was attempting to quell anonymous speech critical of immigration policies. read more. THR, Esq. Business Tech Business THR Online

New CosmoLex E-Book Aims to Demystify Law Firm Accounting

Media Law

The practice management provider CosmoLex today is releasing Law Firm Accounting Demystified, an e-book intended to serve as a detailed guide for law firms to handling legal, trust and business transactions. The post New CosmoLex E-Book Aims to Demystify Law Firm Accounting appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Who Owns an Employee’s Twitter and Other Online Accounts?

New Media and Technology Law

In this era of multiple online communication channels, and in an environment of increased employee mobility, employers need to focus on the legal and practical ways of securing their ownership of online company accounts that are registered or otherwise created by employees or contractors. 8, 2011), involves a Twitter account that was used by an employee to publish product reviews and other messages on behalf of his employer.

Verify U.S. Government Social Media Accounts

Media Law

There is certainly reason to doubt sometimes, given the frequency of fake and spoof social-media accounts. government has a web page that lets you verify whether a social media account is really managed by the U.S. Just paste in the URL of the account.

Recording Artists Suing For Digital Royalty Accountings

Current Trends

As promised, here is a running list of lawsuits filed against record labels over the license vs sale royalty issue for digital downloads. Allman Brothers v. Sony BMG Music Entertainment , 1:2006cv03252, filed April 27, 2006, SDNY. As of 3/9/2012 The Court has preliminarily approved the Stipulation and the Settlement set forth, as being a fair, reasonable and adequate settlement as to all Class Members. A settlement in principal was reached a year earlier in March 2011. Toto, Inc.

Investors in Nicolas Cage Film 'Bad Lieutenant' Sue Claiming Bad Accounting

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Polsky Films, which put up P&A money on Warner Herzog's 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call—New Orleans,' says that Nu Image and First Look Studios ran away with 2009 film's proceeds. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Clio to Announce Integration with Document Management and Accounting Platforms

Media Law

At ABA Techshow tomorrow, the cloud-based practice management platform Clio will announced integrations with two cloud-based third-party platforms: NetDocuments , for document management and sharing, and Xero , for accounting and banking. Xero provides a sophisticated accounting platform that is suitable for both small and midsized law firms, Clio’s announcement says.

Universal, Sony Hit With Accounting Lawsuit Over 'Smokey and the Bandit' (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni A producer of the 1977 film has sued Universal and Sony claiming he’s owed his share of net profits and is being denied the right to audit the studios’ books. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies

Underreporting and No Accountability: Another Reason Streaming Royalties are So Small

Music Technology Policy

The following are my initial comments to the current proposed rulemaking at the Copyright Office that would, in my view, give digital streaming services a pass on transparency and accountability for their extraordinarily low royalty payments. Re: In the Matter of the Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Compulsory License, Proposed Regulations for Reporting Monthly and Annual Statements of Account for the making and distribution of phonorecords, Docket No.

George Clinton's Former Law Firm Looks To Garnish His Bank Account (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Aggressive litigation has a price. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music

'The Little Couple' Producer Sues Ex-Accountant for Embezzlement

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"LMNO has discovered more than $1,500,000 in unauthorized payments that Ikegami made to himself through a variety of schemes," states the suit. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

YouTube Protected by CDA Immunity over Claims That It Provided Material Support to Terrorists

New Media and Technology Law

2333, for allegedly providing “material support” to ISIS by allowing terrorists to use YouTube (temporarily, before known accounts are terminated) as a tool to facilitate recruitment and commit terrorism. ( Gonzalez v. The court rejected the plaintiffs’ arguments that Google provided the terrorists with material support by allowing them to sign up for accounts (or regenerate shuttered accounts) and then allegedly serve targeted ads alongside such posted videos.

A picture says a thousand gmail accounts….

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Harry Shearer Files $125 Million 'Spinal Tap' Fraud Suit, Copyright Termination

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

For a Hollywood Accounting case, this one is an 11. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

The Revenge of the Adsense Whistleblower: Google Sued For Canceling Adsense Accounts and Keeping the Money

Music Technology Policy

That’s right–Google is canceling accounts supposedly for violating Google’s Adsense policies, but did not give any warning to the publisher or an opportunity to correct the behavior. But Google sold advertising and kept the money after canceling the account.

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'Chicago' creative team sues Miramax for profits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: The creatives behind the original Broadway musical "Chicago" are accusing Miramax of some accounting theatrics in connection with the hit 2002 film. Tags: Accounting Litigation Nicole Fosse, heir to director/choreographer/co-writer Bob Fosse, along with composer John Kander and the.

Pentagon Considers Lawsuit against Bin Laden Raid Account Author

Media Law Prof Blog

According to NBC and other media, the Pentagon and the CIA are considering suing Matt Bissonette, the author of a soon-to-be-published account of the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound that killed the al Qaeda leader. In his book, "No

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Hacker Admits to Stealing Celebrity Nude Photos, Takes Plea Deal

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Prosecutors estimate Ryan Collins, 36, accessed at least 50 iCloud accounts and 72 Gmail accounts, “most of which belonged to female celebrities.”

More Questions for Artists: Record Producer Agreements, Part 7: Accountings and Producer Letters of Direction

Music Technology Policy

Accounting and Letters of Direction. However, the artist still has to go on the hook for accounting and paying the producer directly. If the artist is directly accounting to the producer, the artist should be careful that the artist only has to account to the producer a reasonable period of time after the artist receives statements and payments from the record company (or distributor). “A Please note: This is an installment in a multi-part post.

Tsesis on Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda @LoyolaLaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, is publishing Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda in volume 86 of the Fordham Law Review (2017).

Judge: Mark Cuban must pay Don Johnson

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tags: Accounting Litigation

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Class action claims Disney stiffed financial analysts on overtime

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tags: Accounting Labor Litigation

Judge Judy's $47M Salary Isn't Reasonable, Says Talent Agency

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

New court papers in an accounting lawsuit showcase financials for the courtroom drama and point to the salaries of other TV stars. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online Judy Sheindlin Representation

Now Matt Dillon is suing for 'Crash' profits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tags: Accounting Litigation

Please Support Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts on Amplify Austin Giving Day!

Music Technology Policy

There are many worthy nonprofits in Austin that participate in Amplify Austin, but the one we are supporting is Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (“TALA”). Amplify Austin Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts

The real reason for America's anti-immigrant sentiment - Whites Account for Under Half of Births in U.S. - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Whites Account for Under Half of Births in U.S. NYTimes.com

Court details long, strange road to 'Easy Rider' sequel

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tags: Accounting Contracts & Riders Decisions Roundup Film Litigation

'Goodfellas' Producer Sues Warner Bros. Over Lack of Any Profits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

This was "studio accounting" on steroids, says a lawsuit from Irwin Winkler. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Dr. Dre loses two claims against Death Row for reissuing 'The Chronic'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tags: Accounting Contracts & Riders Decisions Roundup Litigation Music Right of Publicity Trademark

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David Bergstein now dancing with wolves

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tags: Accounting David Bergstein Litigation

DMX sues for royalties from jail

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tags: Accounting Contracts & Riders Copyright Litigation Music

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Holding police officers accountable | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Holding police officers accountable | MSNBC