Wed.May 08, 2019

Austin Panel on The Pledge Music Crowdfunding Debacle

Music Technology Policy

You may have read Iain Baker of Jesus Jones story of the band’s encounter with Pledge that we posted here and hear. You’ve probably heard the news that PledgeMusic is bankrupt as reported in Hypebot : UK based corporate advisory FRP will be nominated to administer a court directed sale of all assets, which would be used to pay artists, merchant bank Sword, Rowe & Company and other creditors.

Constitutional Crisis

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

20 Questions for New Artists Part 3: Insurance/Legal Names/DOB and Nationality

Music Technology Policy

For the next few weeks, we’re going to post sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell some of which has been posted various places. This doesn’t constitute legal advice, or any intent to form the attorney-client relationship. Chris, Amy and others will also be publishing occasional excerpts from the “Artist Glossary of Industry Terms” as a companion guide. Insurance.

President Donald Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Report,

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Cheetah Will Be Back Online Tomorrow, Wolters Kluwer Says

Media Law

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory says its Cheetah legal research platform will be back online on Thursday, May 9, at 10 a.m. However, some content updates may be delayed and certain features will not be immediately available, the company says. As I reported here and here , Wolters Kluwer was forced Monday to take a number of its platforms and applications offline after discovering malware in its systems.

As Wolters Kluwer Battles Malware, Its Cheetah Research Platform Remains Down

Media Law

As I reported here yesterday , Wolters Kluwer was forced to take a number of its platforms and applications offline after discovering malware in its systems. Since then, the company has been able to restore services to a number of applications and platforms, a spokesperson told me. However, while it is making progress, several services remain offline, including its legal research platform Cheetah.