Art of the Deal

June 25, 2015 at 1:00pm2:30pm
American Association of Independent Music Indie Week 2015
Tribeca Grand Hotel

2 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY

Michael L. Reinert presented the panel, "Art of the Deal" at the tenth annual Indie Week 2015 event. Using real life examples, hypothetical situations and mock negotiations, Reinert explored the basic structures of music artist deals from the label's perspective.

This panel addressed the following topics:

  • time and product commitment guidelines
  • concerns regarding artists in niche genres and relative commitment guides
  • the importance of synch rights and related economics
  • what label streams labels can join
  • several different economic models

This panel was presented by Michael Reinert from Fox Rothschild LLP and Eric German from Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP.