Why you should have a lawyer for every deal

Gordon P. Firemark

Limited Liability Company (LLC) formations. Partnership Agreements. Limited Partnerships. Having a lawyer on your team builds in the possibity of using a “good cop/bad cop” strategy to move negotiations along. Why hire a lawyer?

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JUST PUBLISHED! 2ND EDITION RISKY BUSINESS

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

ORGANIZING YOUR COMPANY Choice of Business Entity Sole Proprietorship General Partnership Limited Partnership Corporation Limited Liability Company (LLC) 2. TACTICS AND STRATEGY IN ARRANGING.DISTRIBUTION How Much Is My Film Worth? UPDATED AND REVISED $26.95

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JUST PUBLISHED! 2ND EDITION RISKY BUSINESS

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

ORGANIZING YOUR COMPANY Choice of Business Entity Sole Proprietorship General Partnership Limited Partnership Corporation Limited Liability Company (LLC) 2. TACTICS AND STRATEGY IN ARRANGING.DISTRIBUTION How Much Is My Film Worth? UPDATED AND REVISED $26.95

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Risky Business at UCLA February 20, 2010

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Topics include organizing your company, raising financing via pre-sales, debt and limited partnerships, negotiating tactics, principal terms of the acquisition/distribution agreement, cross-collateralization and creative accounting. Limited Enrollment. Mark will present his "Risky Business: Financing & Distributing Independent Films" seminar at at UCLA on February 20.

Risky Business at UCLA February 20, 2009

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Topics include organizing your company, raising financing via pre-sales, debt and limited partnerships, negotiating tactics, principal terms of the acquisition/distribution agreement, cross-collateralization and creative accounting. Limited Enrollment. Mark will present his "Risky Business: Financing & Distributing Independent Films" seminar at at UCLA on February 20.

Risky Business at UCLA February 21, 2009

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Topics include organizing your company, raising financing via pre-sales, debt and limited partnerships, negotiating tactics, principal terms of the acquisition/distribution agreement, cross-collateralization and creative accounting. There is limited enrollment so enroll early to assure a place. Attorneys for the conservative group Citizens United claim the law limits "core political speech rights" and is unconstitutional.

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Risky Business at UCLA February 21, 2009

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Topics include organizing your company, raising financing via pre-sales, debt and limited partnerships, negotiating tactics, principal terms of the acquisition/distribution agreement, cross-collateralization and creative accounting. There is limited enrollment so enroll early to assure a place. Attorneys for the conservative group Citizens United claim the law limits "core political speech rights" and is unconstitutional.

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MARK'S NEWEST BOOK, "RISKY BUSINESS," ABOUT TO BE PUBLISHED

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

April 7, 2004 In this newsletter: MARK'S NEWEST BOOK, "RISKY BUSINESS," ABOUT TO BE PUBLISHED "Risky Business" is the comprehensive nuts-and-bolts guide to setting up an independent production project. Starting with the basic organization of the company and the preparation of production, collaboration, and screenplay agreements, it covers in detail everything from raising money via loans, presales, and investors through finding, contracting with, and policing the finished project's distributors.

MARK LITWAK’S UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Topics include organizing your company, raising financing via pre-sales, debt and limited partnerships, negotiating tactics, principal terms of the acquisition/distribution agreement, cross-collateralization and creative accounting. Related topics include creative approvals, typical compensation and terms of studio contracts, merchandising deals, and negotiat-ing tactics and strategies. UCLA, Risky Business. October 28 and 29. All day Saturday, half day Sunday. X 403.22

MARK LITWAK’S UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Topics include organizing your company, raising financing via pre-sales, debt and limited partnerships, negotiating tactics, principal terms of the acquisition/distribution agreement, cross-collateralization and creative accounting. Related topics include creative approvals, typical compensation and terms of studio contracts, merchandising deals, and negotiat-ing tactics and strategies. UCLA, Risky Business. October 28 and 29. All day Saturday, half day Sunday. X 403.22