Handle Contracts and Manage Liability of Festivals and Events: Large and Small
The festival industry is brimming with legal issues: from ticketing and cancellations, to licensing and talent contracts, and much more. Do you have the knowledge to effectively advise clients on this distinctive area of law? Get expert attorneys' insights into the must-know legal issues of festivals and events. Don't miss this unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and client base - register today!
Understand the current legal landscape for festivals: the rules, regulations, current trends, and issues.
Anticipate liability concerns, insurance options, and risk management best practices for festivals.
Dig into the effectiveness of liability releases and waivers.
Review sample festival contracts and must-have provisions to protect clients' best interests.
Learn how to help clients obtain the necessary business permits and licenses.
Advise clients on law enforcement issues, including ejection policies, drug issues, and more.
Who Should Attend
This primer on festival law is designed for attorneys. Accountants and paralegals may also benefit.
The Lasting Effects of the COVID Pandemic on the Events Industry
Entity Choice and Formation Documents
Initial Permits, Licenses, Releases and Waivers
IP Issues, Trademark Use vs. Press, Publicity, and Privacy Rights
Sponsorship and Vendor Contracts
Construction and Crew Agreements
Artist Agreements and Riders
Tickets and Cancellations
Employment Law Issues
Insurance, Safety and Security, Injuries, and the Duty of Care at a Music Festival
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This is a Basic level program presented in a group internet-based setting. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required.Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:1. Explain key considerations in talent buying and programming.2. State common liability concerns for festivals and events.3. List intellectual property issues for festivals.Field(s) of Study -- Business Law.
Matthew B Wenzlau is the founder of the WSE Firm, PLLC located in Nashville, Tennessee and Scottsdale, Arizona. For over 20 years, he has worked in the music, film, entertainment, and privacy/data industries. Mr. Wenzlau's body of work includes securitization, funding, and distribution for multi-million dollar motion pictures; production counsel/producer for feature-length films and television shows; and general counsel for Grammy award winning music artists, film stars, influencers, and a diverse array of celebrities. From a business perspective, he frequently handles multiple vendor, distributor, and supply-chain arrangements, which businesses can leverage into their daily operations. Mr. Wenzlau represents clients in private disputes, arbitrations, and negotiations involving entertainment-related matters. His practice also includes legal and branding matters involving federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, including the USPTO, United States Copyright Office, and the SEC. Mr. Wenzlau is a long-time member of the Recording Academy, Gospel Music Association, and the Country Music Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Baylor University, his J.D. degree from Regent University School of Law, and his M.B.A. degree from Arizona State University. Mr. Wenzlau is a member of the Arizona bar and the Tennessee bar; and is admitted to practice before the Federal District Court of Arizona and the United States Tax Court.
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