Entertainment Law

As the Cuban embargo dissolves, more filmmakers are shooting in Cuba Slowly, but surely, the Cuban borders are opening to U.S. citizens for various purposes – in this particular case, it is due to the lifting of the Cuban embargo. Filmmakers have taken a particular interest in the island [...]

Entertainment Law

What’s the deal with reality tv background checks? One thing any NFL agent, player, reporter or even casual observer can tell you about the league’s draft is it is defined by extensive background vetting. Reality television producers employ a similar strategy to ensure their cast [...]

Sports Law

The Problem with the NFL Concussion Settlement The NFL’s Concussion settlement with former players over the long term effects of concussions has created a stir that The Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute referred to as “a feeding frenzy” among lenders. Close to five years [...]

Entertainment Law

How do Reality TV Shows Get Away with Being Fake? People can’t yell, argue and stir up controversy as often as reality television makes it seem, can they? Well, thanks to contract provisions much of what people see on reality TV may not be real at all. The number of unrealistic situations [...]

Entertainment Law

What Makes a Public Figure? When it comes to defamation, the distinction between public figures and lesser-known individuals is very important, but what makes a public figure? There’s a good chance most people who work in sports or entertainment are public figures, however, there is no [...]