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Tara Parker at the OBA's Institute 2014


Lawyer Tara Parker
Area Entertainment


Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario

Thursday, February 6, 2014
10:35 am:  How To Manage The Pitfalls Of Production In Canada - A Case Study

Moderator:  Tara Parker, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Financing multi-media productions in Canada: Benefits, detriments and legal obstacles involved in various primary structures (including Canadian owned/controlled, Treaty co-productions, CRTC co-ventures, foreign-controlled “service productions”)
  • How to engage talent, and structure creative and business elements to maximize tax credits and other incentives
  • Navigating the intellectual property minefield:
    -Limiting liability when relying on the fair dealing exception
    -Managing publicity and personality rights
    -Negotiating product placement agreements
  • Managing professionalism issues in client relationships, management conflicts and the new Rules of Professional Conduct

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