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Town Hall: Recent Fair Use Cases and the Latest on PPP

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Friday April 9 @ 12pmET - 11amCT - 10amMT - 9amPT This week's Town Hall is a whirlwind of news from around the industry. Starting with Lynn Goldsmith and her fair use win over the Andy Warhol Foundation in court, examining the decision in the case of Google v Oracle (more fair use!), and continuing to the latest changes in the PPP and recent programs (as well as much more), ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey...
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Town Hall: Principles of Negotiation for Visual Content Creators

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Friday, March 12 @ 12PM ET As a business owner, you are negotiating every day with each client, vendor, and contractor. So how do you increase your skill and achieve better results? ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey will walk you through some of the most important principles of achieving successful negotiations. This will be a crash course in getting to a fair deal through strong and nuanced negotiations. As always, questions are welcomed! Registration Members:...
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Town Hall: The New Stimulus – Updates and Changes to PPP, EIDL, and Unemployment

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January 22 @ 3PM EST As part of the year-end omnibus spending bill signed at the end of 2020, a whole new set of rules and assistance programs were created that significantly change the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. Join ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey as he goes over the main changes, how they affect you, and how you can find the...
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ASMP Town Hall: Taxes for 2020

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Friday, January 8 @ 3PM EST Trish Jeffrey, a CPA and Tax Professional, will join Thomas Maddrey, ASMP’s General Counsel, for an in-depth conversation about how to address taxes for 2020. Many creatives this year were able to get financial assistance from the PPP, EIDL, and PUA. Tom and Trish will cover PPP and EIDL forgiveness, PUA, and what that means for year end taxes. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your questions answered and...
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Town Hall: Personal and Business Finance, Investing and Retirement, and Estate Planning

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Friday, Dec. 4 @ 3PM EST Join ASMP National Board Member and one-half of the NashCO photography duo Leah Nash and ASMP General Counsel and IP attorney Thomas Maddrey as they walk through some of the most important principles of Personal and Business Finance, Investing and Retirement, and Estate Planning for photographers. This Town Hall is an opportunity to speak with a successful professional and an attorney to get to the bottom of what you...
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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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