${site. data. firmName}${SEMFirmNameAlt}
Schedule a free consultation All major credit cards accepted
Legal Fee Financing

Posts tagged "contracts"

Pop titan Iglesias says Universal not playing fair in breach claim

Attorneys for global pop star Enrique Iglesias assert that their client has made persistent attempts to induce good faith from music producer Universal International Music BV, but without success. Consequently, the singer recently "regrettably concluded that he had no choice" other than to commence litigation against the company to settle a material contractual issue.

Actor opens up about series contractual dispute, moving on

Here's a preliminary and bedrock point to note in any blog post prior to its focus upon a high-profile contractual dispute relevant to a top-ranking television program: "The business side of the entertainment industry can be extremely challenging to navigate."

"Girl Meets World" star introduced to world of contract disputes

You might have food items in your refrigerator that are older than Sabrina Carpenter was when she landed her first acting role. She was just 12 when she was cast in an episode of "Law and Order." The star of the Disney Channel's "Girl Meets World" series is now 18.

What is poaching, and is it common in the entertainment industry?

Imagine for a moment an executive in the entertainment industry who makes hiring decisions regarding high-level employees. That person spends a lot of time, energy and creative thought in securing the best talent available to help drive business profits and success in an industry that is centrally marked by an intense competition among rivals.

So, was it a film distribution agreement or something else?

P.E.A. films, the successor in rights to an Italian company that years ago had "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" and other seminal movies in its owned catalog, filed a federal lawsuit against Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 2014. That litigation alleged that MGM was not adequately compensating it under an agreement between the parties pursuant to which MGM distributed several of P.E.A.'s films, including the above Clint Eastwood classic.

How do I get out of this contract?

So you signed a contract that you expected would further your career as an entertainer. But now, you realize the deal is not what you expected, or you are unsatisfied with the results. Whatever the reason, you want out. At the same time, you don’t want to risk getting sued for breach of contract, or develop a reputation in the industry for being untrustworthy.