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Copyright and neighbouring rights updates on both sides of the pond: progress in sight for right owners | Entertainment law

Notable headway is being made, on both sides of the pond, to legislate for better protection and empowerment of right owners. While such parallel progresses, made in the European Union and the USA, do not relate to resolving the same business and legal issues pertaining to copyright and neighbouring rights, they are notable as they more »

Tribeca film festival

Annabelle Gauberti featured in documentary “The man who stole Banksy” | Tribeca Film Festival

Annabelle Gauberti, founding partner of Crefovi, is featured in the upcoming documentary, written, directed and produced by Crefovi client Marco Proserpio, “The man who stole Banksy”  The documentary will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival from 20 to 26 April 2018.   THE MAN WHO STOLE BANKSY – Trailer from Marco Proserpio. Synopsis: In 2007, more »

Netflix vertical integration

Netflix vertical integration strategy: I was right on the money | Entertainment law

Where does Netflix stand, in terms of expanding its business model, content and distribution channels, worldwide? Where is it heading towards, in the current content distribution ecosystem?  1. Netflix’s state of play in 2018 On 15 May 2015, during the “In conversation with Ted Sarandos” event at the Cannes Film Festival, I asked Netflix’s chief more »

Alternative dispute resolution in entertainment

Alternative dispute resolution in entertainment and the creative industries | ADR – mediation and arbitration

In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein’s revelations, which triggered many more about sexual predators killing it in Hollywood and other creative industries, it is topical to look into the pros and cons of alternative dispute resolution in entertainment. While Weinstein and other top brass in the entertainment industry used to do away with accusations more »

GDPR compliant; GDPR; Crefovi

How to make your creative business GDPR compliant | General Data Protection Regulation

The GDPR is upon us: what is it? How is it going to impact you and your business? What do you need to do in order to become GDPR compliant? There is not a moment to waste, as the stakes are very high, and since becoming GDPR compliant will definitely bring competitive advantages to your more »