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Harbour Club, Charleston
South Carolina Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium
presented by the
South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division

Live at the

Harbour Club
35 Prioleau
Charleston, SC 29401
 
 
About the Seminar
This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including up to 0.5 LEPR credit hour.
 

There is a need for entertainment law in South Carolina!
 
For the first time ever, the S.C. Bar is presenting a seminar focused on entertainment law in South Carolina. Hollywood has chosen S.C. as the location for great films such as Forrest Gump, The Big Chill, The Notebook and The Patriot. Award winning and legendary musicians from S.C. have changed music and popular culture including James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Chubby Checker, Peabo Bryson, Nick Ashford, Teddy Pendergrass, Josh Turner, Bill Anderson, Edwin McCain, Duncan Sheik, Rob Thomas, Darius Rucker and Hootie & the Blowfish, The Marshall Tucker Band and Eartha Kitt. South Carolina has also bred the best of the best on the athletic fields and golf courses.
 
But behind the glitz and glamour of music, television and sports glory, lies an industry filled with tough negotiations, odd laws, tax incentives and trends that do not make sense to industry outsiders.
 
Join us Thursday, October 25th at the Harbour Club in Charleston as we explore the entertainment industry in South Carolina. From sports managers and agents to Grammy award winning musicians and songwriters to band managers who have managed the “A Level” artists, to industry lawyers from Los Angeles and Nashville. Invest your day into gaining a better understanding of corporate laws that pertain to entertainment and sports, trademarks, royalties, publishing, copyrights, managing athletes and “rock stars.”

 

Program Agenda

8:20 a.m.            Welcome and Opening Remarks
                             Joseph C. “Joe” Good III
                             Joseph C. Good III PA, Charleston
 
8:30 a.m.            Show Me the Money: Film Incentives
                             Tom Clark
                             S.C. Film and TV Commission, Columbia
 
9:15 a.m.            The Unforgiven: Copyrights, Trademarks and Protecting yourself in the Business
                             Edward T. Fenno
                             Fenno Law Firm, Charleston
 
9:45 a.m.            The Paper Chase: Business contracts, LLC's, Corporations and Partnerships in the Entertainment Business
                             Philip G. Waggoner
                             Craver & Current PA, Charleston
                             Edward T. Fenno
                             Fenno Law Firm, Charleston
 
10:15 a.m.          Morning Break
 
10:30 a.m.          The Wild Wild West: Recording and Publishing Agreements
                             Shawna R. Hilleary
                             Hilleary Law, Franklin, TN
                             Richard N. “Gus” Gusler
                             Law Offices of Richard N. Gusler
                             E. Warren Moise
                             Grimball & Cabaniss, LLC, Charleston
 
11:30 a.m.          Lunch (provided)
 
12:15p.m.           Entertainment and Ethical Pitfalls
                              Joseph “Joe” Good III
                              Richard N. “Gus” Gusler
                              Shawna R. Hilleary
 
12:45 p.m.          The Color of Money: Managing Rock Stars
                              Josh Terry
                             Aware Records & A Squared Management, Nashville, TN
                             Jerrod Wilkins
                             Gold Mountain Entertainment, Charleston
                             Mark Bryan
                             Guitarist, Hootie & The Blowfish, Charleston
 
1:45 p.m.            Afternoon Break
 
2:00 p.m.            Risky Business: Sports Legal Matters
                             Joseph M. McCulloch Jr.
                             Law Offices of Joseph M. McCulloch Jr., Columbia
 
3:00 p.m.            Money Ball: Managing Athletes
                              Paul Graham
                              Empire Sports, Awendaw
 
3:45 p.m.             Wrap Up
                              Joseph C. “Joe” Joe Good III
 
4:00 p.m.             Adjourn