Los Angeles, CA (PressExposure) June 06, 2012 -- Attorney Michael Morris of Valensi Rose, PLC will moderate the 2012 California Entertainment Industry Conference's "Music Industry Updates" portion of the daylong event. The Conference will highlight the path to fraud prevention, sports and sports media rights, trends in new media, music industry updates, copyright terminations, entertainment tax and current trends in film. The annual Entertainment Industry Conference is presented by the California CPA Education Foundation and will be held on June 13, 2012 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.
"The purpose of the Music Industry Updates presentation is to keep CPAs and other financial and business professionals in the entertainment industry apprised of the present state of the music industry. This includes current trends in recording and music publishing agreements, artist branding and related revenue streams, and developments in concert promotion and touring," said Mr. Morris. "There have been important business and legal developments that music industry representatives must be aware of to better serve their clients."
The other panelists contributing to updates on the music industry are Dina LaPolt, Esq. of LaPolt Law, PC; Brian Loucks of CAA; and Konstanze Louden of Tenth Street Entertainment.
The focus of this year's conference is staying on top of the latest developments, whether attendees work in the industry or represent clients in the entertainment industry. The conference is designed for CPAs whose clients include film, music and production studios, and related businesses, as well as business managers, attorneys, bankers, CPAs, CFOs and controllers.
Mr. Morris is an active member of the conference's planning committee and a frequent participant in this important industry event. He is past president of the California Copyright Conference and has been named a "Super Lawyer" among Southern California lawyers for seven consecutive years, from 2006 through 2012. He was also designated by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of "L.A.'s Top 100 Lawyers" in 2009.
Mr. Morris' clients include Grammy winners and other recording artists, record labels, production companies, music composers, on-screen talent and talent agents.