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ASMP Launches Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators

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The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is proud to announce the launch of ASMP’s Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators. A companion to ASMP’s Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19 released last month, this set of documents, forms, and videos discusses how creators should approach the business and legal issues facing them during the pandemic. This Guide, authored by ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey and his team of attorneys at...
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ASMP / Sony Alpha Town Hall No.19 – ASMP’s Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators

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Friday, Sept. 11 @ 3PM ET ASMP / Sony Alpha Presents Town Hall No. 19 On Friday, September 11, ASMP will release the ASMP Business + Legal Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators. A companion to ASMP's Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19 released last month, this set of documents, forms, and videos will discuss how creators should approach the business and legal issues facing them during the pandemic. The Guide will include...
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ASMP Launches Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators

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The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is proud to announce the launch of ASMP’s Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators. This Guide, which was months in the making, was drafted in conjunction with world-renowned physician, oncologist and medical ethicist Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel and his team of COVID-19 experts, including Dr. Saskia Popescu and Dr. James Phillips. The Guide is available for download to all visual creators. In the coming…

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PRESS RELEASE: ASMP Announces Launch of Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Tom Maddrey, ASMP General Counsel maddrey@asmp.org Washington, D.C., August 14, 2020 — The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is proud to announce the launch of ASMP’s Health + Safety Guide for COVID-19: A Protocol for Visual Creators. This Guide, which was months in the making, was drafted in conjunction with world-renowned physician, oncologist and medical ethicist Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel and his team of COVID-19 experts, including Dr. Saskia Popescu and…

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PPP Forgiveness FAQ

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The Basics Is loan forgiveness automatic? No. You must request forgiveness through your bank or lender. Who do I request forgiveness from? You request loan forgiveness from the bank or lender who processed your loan. NOT the SBA. How should I use my loan proceeds to be eligible for Forgiveness? Under current SBA guidance: You must use at least 60% of funds for eligible payroll costs to qualify for full loan forgiveness, down from 75%…

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July 31 ASMP Town Hall – The Latest Updates to PPP, EIDL and More

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Friday July 31 @ 3PM ET Join ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey and ASMP National Board Member and Treasurer Gabriella Marks as they tackle the latest news and developments in the programs that are critical to all photographers and small business owners. Tom will discuss how the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) repayment applications are progressing, how the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program is still providing funding, and how the expiration of the PUA and...
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ASMP Town Hall: Copyright, PPP, EIDL & Your Questions

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Friday, June 26 @ 3PM ET For this week's Town Hall, we are going to bring it back to one of the most important things that affects each and every photographer and small business owner: copyright. Starting with a review of the CASE Act and the benefits of its passage by ASMP Executive Director Tom Kennedy, we’ll pivot to reviewing the basics of copyright law, check on the new rules and court rulings, discuss fair...
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A Special Juneteenth Town Hall Conversation – “Generations in the Making: A Reckoning with America’s History”

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Friday, June 19 @ 3 p.m. ET ASMP is pre-empting our regularly scheduled Friday Town Hall in recognition of Juneteenth.  Our distinguished guest is award-winning journalist, educator, speaker and editor Mary C. Curtis. The current American moment is not only about George Floyd.  It’s not only about law enforcement.  It’s about the systemic racism that has been present in our society and culture since before the country’s founding.  It affects every facet of American life. ...
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