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Uniform Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Answer To Preventing Unscrupulous Agent Activity, Scott Kestenbaum Sep 2014

Uniform Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Answer To Preventing Unscrupulous Agent Activity, Scott Kestenbaum

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

This Note addresses whether there should be an arbitration and mediation section added to both the Uniform Athlete Agent Act (UAAA), and Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act (SPARTA) to establish a uniform dispute resolution process for dealing with unscrupulous acts of athlete agents. This issue is distinctive because while all four professional sports leagues’ players associations have specific arbitration procedures in their athlete agent regulations, the two statutes governing athlete agent conduct do not adopt a uniform policy relating to arbitration procedures. This Note addresses the prior history of state and federal legislation pertaining to an athlete agent, including ...


Beaten To "Submissions": Talent Agents Score A Victory Over Managers On Submissions Of Motion Picture Screenplays, Matthew H. Schwartz Apr 2013

Beaten To "Submissions": Talent Agents Score A Victory Over Managers On Submissions Of Motion Picture Screenplays, Matthew H. Schwartz

Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary

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The Final Cut: How Sag's Failed Negotiations With Talent Agents Left The Contractual Rights Of Rank-And-File Actors On The Cutting Room Floor, Kelli Shope Apr 2013

The Final Cut: How Sag's Failed Negotiations With Talent Agents Left The Contractual Rights Of Rank-And-File Actors On The Cutting Room Floor, Kelli Shope

Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary

The following article will explore the impact SAG, talent agents, and lawmakers each have on the contractual rights of rank-and-file actors in light of the termination of Rule 16(g). Section II discusses actors' prior contractual rights under the collective bargaining agreement and how failed negotiations with talent agents left actors vulnerable to unfair contracts. Section III explores the new standard agency contract utilized by agents and the resulting legal implications for actors. Section IV details and evaluates the substance of the TAA, one of the few remaining legal protections for actors. Section V exposes the shortcomings of the TAA ...


The Talent Agencies Act: Reconciling The Controversies Surrounding Lawyers, Managers, And Agents Participating In California's Entertainment Industry, Gary E. Devlin Jul 2012

The Talent Agencies Act: Reconciling The Controversies Surrounding Lawyers, Managers, And Agents Participating In California's Entertainment Industry, Gary E. Devlin

Pepperdine Law Review

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