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Special PPP Instagram Live with Tom Maddrey – February 26

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Friday February 26 ~ 12pmET on IG @asmpnational Join ASMP’s General Counsel Thomas Maddrey live on the ASMP National Instagram channel @asmpnational on Friday, February 26 at 12pmET as he discusses the latest updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), with the Small Business Administration (SBA) now offering PPP loans for a two-week window to businesses with 20 or less employees and sole proprietors only. Applications will be accepted from Wednesday, February 24 through Wednesday,…

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ASMP Presents: Five Things All Photographers Need to Know About Copyright Registration

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February 24 @ 3PM ET In this ASMP exclusive webinar, General Counsel Thomas Maddrey highlights five things that every photographer needs to know when they go to register their copyrights. From the requirements of group registrations, that new spreadsheet, and when is something actually “published”, this webinar will tackle some of the main issues that come up again and again. Of course, there will be an opportunity to ask questions on the process as well....
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Quick Reference: ASMP Town Hall & Webinar Video Archives

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In 2021, ASMP will continue to produce town halls and webinars to assist members in navigating the business and legal challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. To make it easy for those who may miss any live events, or those who just want to rewatch recordings of events attended, ASMP has created this quick reference list of town halls and webinars. While some of town halls and webinars may be recorded for public access to...
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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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Webinar: The CASE Act Is Law! So, What’s Next?

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January 27 @ 3pm ET More than a decade of effort and advocacy paid off on December 27, 2020 when the President signed the bi-partisan Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act. Maybe you have heard of CASE, but don't know exactly what's involved, or maybe you are a CASE expert; either way, join ASMP General Counsel Thomas Maddrey and former ASMP National Board Chair Jenna Close to discuss CASE, what the actual law says,...
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Recap of 2020 ASMP Town Hall & Webinar Programming

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In 2020, ASMP produced more than forty town hall and webinars to assist members in navigating the business and legal challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. To make it easy for those who may have missed any of this year's events, or those who just want to rewatch recordings of events attended, we have created a short list of town halls and webinars below. While some of the  town halls and webinars were recorded for...
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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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Award-Winning Photographer Samantha Isom Appointed to ASMP Board of Directors

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ASMP’s National Board of Directors this week voted to appoint award-winning photographer Samantha Isom to fill the Board seat recently vacated by Amy Tierney. Samantha is a Director, Photographer, DP/Camera Operator, and Content Creator at Samantha Isom Pictures. Her mother was gifted a brownie camera at a young age and began documenting every waking moment of life, and Samantha was soon to follow. Samantha spent years as a photo assistant and digital tech to some…

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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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