Tobacco Dock, London
31 October - 2 November 2019
Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019
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Tobacco Dock, London 31 October - 2 November 2019

Ed Shapiro

Law Partner, Reed Smith

What's In A Recording Contract?

  • 15:45 - 16:45
  • Friday 9 November
  • The Roadhouse Room


    Edward is a partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group and is the leader of its Music and Sports practices. He is a transactional entertainment lawyer with over 25 years of experience and has become a recognised figure in the business, known for representing today’s top superstar musical performers, producers and songwriters in all genres. His practice extends to the representation of many top professional athletes in major league sports and e-sports. In addition to his talent representation practice, Edward’s clients include startups, ventures, executives and brands working within the new media industry.

    Edward regularly drafts and negotiates a wide range of contracts spanning the entertainment industry, including endorsement, sponsorship, tour, residency, festival, merchandising, production and distribution, recording, publishing, licensing, and scripted/non-scripted television agreements.

    In the Electronic Dance arena, Edward has been cited as the leading entertainment attorney by several industry publications and national news outlets. His relationships extend not only to the artists in this genre but to the managers, agents, record labels and festival producers.

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