Participant Promotes Gabriel Brakin

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Movies Movies THR Online Participant MediaHe will new serve as general counsel and executive vp, business affairs. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

Panelists Examine Profit Participations for Producers

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Lawyers and finance experts peeled back the curtain for a look at how profit participations are born and where they sometimes end up. read more. The Business THR, Esq. Ken Ziffren Business Produced By

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ABA Forum on Communications Law Seeking Participants For Annual Moot Court Competition

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The ABA's Forum on Communications Law is seeking your help in recruiting talented law students to compete in the Forum's annual moot court competition, which is designed to provide a career advancement opportunity for students from communities traditionally underrepresented in

'Bones' Profit Participation Lawsuits Moved to Arbitration

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Barry Josephson, Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz won't get an open court forum for allegations they've been cheated out of their share of profits from Fox's longest-running hourlong drama. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

New Legal Tech Accelerator Names First Five Startup Participants

Media Law

A new Silicon Valley legal technology accelerator launched by LexisNexis today named five startups selected to be its first participants. The five participants were chosen […]. The post New Legal Tech Accelerator Names First Five Startup Participants appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. As I wrote here in December, LexisNexis launched the accelerator to help give legal tech startups a leg up. It is based in the Menlo Park offices of Lex Machina.

Relativity Bankruptcy: Financier Wants Cap on Residuals, Profit Participation Payments

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Manchester Securities argues debtors haven't demonstrated necessity. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Models of Minority Media Participation In the Baltic States, Belgium, and Finland

Media Law Prof Blog

Petra Lea Láncos, Peter Pazmany Catholic University, has published Three Models of Minority Media Participation – A Brief Analysis of Language Related Prescriptions in National Media Laws. Here is the abstract. The present article aims to shed light on the

Fastcase Officially Launches Its AI Sandbox and Firms that Will Participate

Media Law

The post Fastcase Officially Launches Its AI Sandbox and Firms that Will Participate appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Nearly a year ago, this blog first reported that legal research service Fastcase would launch an artificial intelligence sandbox for law firms — a testing environment where firms would have access to various AI platforms and data sets, as well as be able to bring in their own data.

Child Participants In Reality TV Programming

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Benjamin Shmueli, Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, is publishing Children in Reality TV: A Comparative and International Perspective in volume 25 of the Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law (2015). Here is the abstract. The article addresses the proper

Global Legal Hackathon Issues Call for Legal Tech Companies to Participate

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23-25 in more than 40 cities around the world, has put out a call for legal technology companies to participate. The hackathon is inviting all legal technology companies, no matter how large or small, to participate by providing their technology, developer tools, training, and documentation to hackathon teams and participants, […]. The post Global Legal Hackathon Issues Call for Legal Tech Companies to Participate appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

With ‘Hadfield Challenges,’ Global Legal Hackathon Urges Participants to Address ‘Problems Worth Solving’

Media Law

With the Global Legal Hackathon — the world’s largest-ever coordinated hackathon — less than two days away, organizers have issued a set of “Hadfield Challenges” urging participants to address one of 10 “problems worth solving” in the realms of access to justice, administration of justice, and consumer rights.

vLex Has Built An AI Platform — and It Is Offering It To Participants in Global Hackathon

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23-25 Global Legal Hackathon by offering up to 100 participants the use of Iceberg, an artificial intelligence platform for massive content projects that vLex initially developed to facilitate its own publishing of legal materials and then began […]. The post vLex Has Built An AI Platform — and It Is Offering It To Participants in Global Hackathon appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Staffing: New moves at Participant, Manatt, Sheppard Mullin, Morris Yorn

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Recent entertainment law hires and promotions: Bonine Stylides has joined Participant Media as senior vp business affairs. Stylides is handling deals for film development and production as well as the company's social action activities. She's been outside counsel to Summit.

Staffing: New moves at Participant, Manatt, Sheppard Mullin, Morris Yorn

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Recent entertainment law hires and promotions: Bonine Stylides has joined Participant Media as senior vp business affairs. Stylides is handling deals for film development and production as well as the company's social action activities. She's been outside counsel to Summit.

Update:  Call for Petitions to Participate in WEB V Proceeding on Webcasting Royalties for 2021-2025 Published in Federal Register: Petitions to Participate Due February 4

Broadcast Law Blog

Last week, we noted that the Copyright Royalty Board had a notice on its website saying that, because of the government shutdown, it could not publish its notice soliciting petitions to participate in WEB V, the case to set webcasting royalties paid to SoundExchange by noninteractive webcasters (including broadcasters who simulcast their programming on the Internet) for the period 2021-2025 because of the government shutdown.

Top Hollywood Accountant Launches Profit Participation Audit Firm

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

'Shahs of Sunset' Producers Settle Lawsuit With Unhappy Participant

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Jethro Nededog Ryan Seacrest Productions and Bravo have settled a lawsuit brought against them by a Persian woman who took part in the filming of the upcoming reality series. read more. Live Feed THR, Esq. Television Television Bravo Ryan Seacrest Productions

ANTI SLAPP MONTH: More on the Citizen Participation Act

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DeVoy The Public Participation Project (PPP) weighs in on the importance of the Citizen Participation Act, which Marc previously discussed. In the midst of an ongoing war in Afghanistan and malaise over gossamer healthcare reform, PPP notes how a preoccupied Congress and public may overlook this important issue. With so much happening these days: Afghanistan, Guantanamo, [.].

Ryan Seacrest, Bravo Sued By Unhappy Participant in New 'Shahs of Sunset' Reality Show

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Matthew Belloni Kathy Salem claims her top was almost ripped off and a cup of water was thrown in face to manufacture drama. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television Ryan Seacrest

Money For Nuthin’ or Nick’s For Free

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AFTRA accused Nickelodeon of improperly negotiating talent revenue participation for the cable outlet outside of Nick’s shows. More specifically, AFTRA’s letter asserts that Nick requires “that the performer grant to the employer a right to a ‘profit participation’ interest in the talent’s third-party income as a condition of employment&# in violation of AFTRA’s collective bargaining agreement and possibly California law.

Audience participation post: “steal” or “sell”?

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DeVoy Certainly many readers have seen this video of a 15-year-old who wants a baby. Many years after its release, it is now the contentious subject of debate on Facebook. At 0:16, she says “If I can’t support it then I guess I’m gonna s[unknown] it.&# Is she saying “steal&# or “sell&# ? In [.].

MTV Sued for Publishing Home Address of 'True Life' Participants

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Tristan Watson says he's gotten threats as a result of being on the show, including one that stated, "I know where you live." read more

Money For Nuthin’ or Nick’s For Free

DealFatigue

AFTRA accused Nickelodeon of improperly negotiating talent revenue participation for the cable outlet outside of Nick’s shows. More specifically, AFTRA’s letter asserts that Nick requires “that the performer grant to the employer a right to a ‘profit participation’ interest in the talent’s third-party income as a condition of employment” in violation of AFTRA’s collective bargaining agreement and possibly California law.

Money For Nuthin’ or Nick’s For Free

DealFatigue

AFTRA accused Nickelodeon of improperly negotiating talent revenue participation for the cable outlet outside of Nick’s shows. More specifically, AFTRA’s letter asserts that Nick requires “that the performer grant to the employer a right to a ‘profit participation’ interest in the talent’s third-party income as a condition of employment” in violation of AFTRA’s collective bargaining agreement and possibly California law.

Harvard stymies student's participation in Tenenbaum defense

Copyrights & Campaigns

Harvard Law School has threatened disciplinary charges against the sole remaining law student on Joel Tenenbaum's defense team should she actively participate in Tenenbaum's trial, which gets under way in federal court in Boston Monday. The four other students graduated in June 2009 and are no longer participating in Tenenbaum's defense. Rosenbaum had planned to be a full participant in the Tenenbaum trial, possibly conducting opening or closing arguments and examining witnesses.

Copyright Royalty Board Calls for Petitions to Participate in Proceeding to Set Webcasting Royalties for 2016-2020 – Posing Many Questions for Potential Participants

Broadcast Law Blog

Instead, the order sets out a series of questions for consideration by potential participants, asking that they consider some fundamental issues about the nature of the royalty to be adopted in this proceeding. Petitions to participate must be filed by interested parties with the CRB by February 3. . Once the notices of intent to participate are filed, the CRB will issue a procedural order for the proceedings going forward.

Nicaragua and Syria are the only countries not to participate in the Paris Agreement

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FCC Declares Sinclair/Tribune Transaction a Permit-But-Disclose Proceeding Allowing for More Public Participation in the Review Process

Broadcast Law Blog

This simply allows the parties to the transaction, and any other party who files comments on the matter, to have discussions with FCC Commissioners and other FCC decision makers about the matter, as long as a description of substance of the discussion is reduced to writing and filed in the docket of the proceeding so that all other participants have notice of what is being said.

FY 2016 FCC Regulatory Fees Released – With a Reminder to Incentive Auction Participants

Broadcast Law Blog

Right as everyone was set to enjoy the last glimmer of summer over the long weekend, the FCC issued its Report and Order on the regulatory fees for 2016. The FCC adopted all the fees for broadcast stations as proposed in its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (about which we wrote about here ) with some adjustments to the regulatory fees on radio and television broadcasters, based on type and class of service and on the population served.

Trump says he won't participate in virtual debate with Biden, LISTEN.

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Trump says he won't participate in virtual debate with Biden, LISTEN.

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Incentive Auction Moves Forward – Two Requests for Stay Denied and SecureID Tokens Distributed to Reverse Auction Participants

Broadcast Law Blog

The Court ordered that the licensee be allowed to participate in the incentive auction on a provisional basis – presumably meaning that they can bid but, if their appeal of being thrown out of the auction is denied, they would not get the benefit of any payments that would otherwise have gone their way from any surrender of their license in the auction. (See

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Reminder – ETRS Form One to be Filed by August 27 By All EAS Participants – Including Broadcasters – In Anticipation of September Nationwide EAS Test

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All EAS Participants – including all full-power broadcasters – must complete the 2017 ETRS Form One on or before August 28, 2017. With the next Nationwide EAS Test set for September 27 , the accounts and basic information for all EAS participants need to be in the system to allow for that reporting. Each EAS Participant should file a separate copy of Form One for each of its EAS decoders, EAS encoders, and units combining such decoder and encoder functions. .

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Broadcast Incentive Auction Moves Forward – Specific Auction Procedures and Opening Bids Released, Applications to Participate Due By December 18

Broadcast Law Blog

At the end of last week, the FCC took the expected steps of releasing its public notice setting out the specific procedures for broadcasters interested in participating in the incentive auction by selling their spectrum back to the FCC to be repurposed for wireless broadband, and a notice setting out the specific opening prices that each full-power and Class A TV station will be offered in the auction.

FCC Extends Date for Filing of Application by Broadcasters to Participate in the Incentive Auction, and Revises Opening Bid Amounts

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC today issued a Public Notice extending the deadline for the filing of the initial forms for broadcasters to participate in the incentive auction. We wrote about the form here , and the initial deadline here. The deadline is extended from December 18 to January 12. This also has the affect of extending the date for entering into Channel Sharing Agreements (see our articles here and here ).

What Happened When Two Students, One Black and One White, Participated in a Peaceful Protest | Rev. Shawn Torres

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On Friday night, we participated in a peaceful protest march calling for change. What Happened When Two Students, One Black and One White, Participated in a Peaceful Protest | Rev. We are two students -- one black, one white -- at Union Theological Seminary, an institution historically and presently committed to fighting against injustice through faith and action.

Petitions to Participate in Copyright Royalty Board Proceeding to Establish Royalty Rates for Business Establishment Services Due by February 2, 2017

Broadcast Law Blog

Interested parties must file a Petition to Participate by February 2 , along with a statement of their interest in the proceeding, and a check for $150 to cover filing fees. Parties who file to participate in this upcoming proceeding will be able to engage in settlement discussions over the new royalty or, if those discussions are not productive, to participate in the hearings that the CRB will hold in order to set the rates.

Countdown to the Incentive Auction – FCC Announces Details of May 24 Workshop for Reverse Auction Participants, and Reminds Them to Preview the Auction System

Broadcast Law Blog

Given the importance of getting it right in the auction process, as stations have their very existence at stake, it would seem that every auction participant will want to watch the Workshop. if the station has not been frozen or determined to be unnecessary, the specific financial options that the FCC is offering to that bidder for each of its participating stations).

L.A. Law Shakeup: Top Showbiz Dealmakers Exiting O'Melveny & Myers for Rival (Exclusive)

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The Business Paramount Movies Participant Media THR Online THR, Esq. Latham & Watkins has lured entertainment Power Lawyers Joe Calabrese and Christopher Brearton from their longtime firm read more. Sony Pictures Entertainment Legendary Pictures DreamWorks Animation Legendary Entertainment Business

FCC Extends Deadline to September 30, 2011 for EAS Participants to Be Able to Receive CAP Formatted Alerts

Broadcast Law Blog

At the urging of virtually the entire broadcast and cable industry, as well as the communications engineering community, the FCC today granted an extension of time for broadcasters and other EAS participants to come into compliance with the new CAP reception requirements - putting off the need for compliance until September 30, 2011. As part of that rulemaking, the Commission will seek comment on whether this extension is sufficient to give all EAS participants time to make the change.

Have Democrats given up in the deep south? The MHP panel discusses African Americans participating in the Republican primary in Mississippi.

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Black voters cross party lines in Mississippi | MSNBC

NYC's Pride March underway MSNBC reporter Emma Margolin speaks to two participants of New York City's Gay Pride Parade, which is considered to be the world's biggest.

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CINEMA LAW: BIG STAR, NO MONEY

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We are speaking to a pretty well-known star but don’t have the budget to necessarily pay the actor up front, so he’s requested we pay him on the back end with participation fees, residuals, etc. Tags: Back End Contingent Compensation Profit Participation Residuals [This blog entry originally appeared at MovieMaker.com.] Q: I’m an independent moviemaker currently in development on a new project.