Monday, March 5, 2012

March 20, 2012 @ The CCC: Financial Strategies for Copyright Stakeholders

Are you a writer, publisher, artist or attorney in the music industry?  If so, your livelihood is dependent on the values of copyrights and you may wish to join me for dinner at the California Copyright Conference ("CCC") on March 20, which will feature a panel discussion on "Financial Strategies for Copyright Stakeholders."

My co-moderator Cheryl Hodgson, Esq. and I are excited to ask the experts about the following topics:
• Hedging Against Decline in Copyright Values
• Raising Cash - Is Now a Good Time to Buy/Sell/Borrow Against Music Assets?
• Valuation of Copyrights
• Minimizing Taxes
• Protecting Your Business and Your Heirs

Scheduled panelists:
• David Renzer, Entrepreneur, Former Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group
• Curtis Vega, Senior Vice President - Media & Entertainment, HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
• Joseph Rust, CPA, CFP, Partner at Prager and Fenton LLP
• Michael Morris, Esq., Partner at Valensi Rose, PLC, Past President, California Copyright Conference
• Sara Qazi, Financial Advisor, Guided Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC

Please reserve your seat now at: 

Hope to see you there!  RSVP by 10am Friday, March 16.

Friday, January 28, 2011

February 2011 Events in Southern California

  • February 4-5, 2011 - Pollstar Live! conference which returns to the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. Live hotel

  • February 5, 2011 - The 22nd Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards will be held February 5 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Ticket included with Pollstar Live! 2011 registration.

  • February 8, 2011 - 6PM - The California Copyright Conference (CCC) presents at the Courtyard by Marriott in Sherman Oaks: Music en Espanol - Current and future opportunities in the Latin Music Market

  • February 11, 2011 - 11AM - The Grammy Foundation presents at the Beverly Hills Hotel its annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon with Keynote Speaker and a presentation of Legal Writing Contest Winners and scholarship award.  Call Loren Fishbein at 310.392.3777 for reservations.

  • February 13, 2011 - 8PM - CBS broadcasts the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards

  • February 17, 2011 – 11:30 AM – 2 PM - Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) luncheon at the House of Blues in West Hollywood: A View From The Top

  • February 22, 2011 – 4PM – 9 PM - MUSIC INDUSTRY TOOLBOX hosted by The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) and The California Copyright Conference (CCC) at the Gibson Guitar Showroom. The afternoon into evening event will be free of charge to attendees and will include a hosted bar. Music publishers, production music companies, music service companies, record labels and independent self-published writers and artists are welcome to attend.

  • February 28, 2011 - Deadline to give audit notice if your objection period ends two months (60 days) following the period ended December 31, 2011. Don't lose your rights - contact me for help (310-882-6381).