An International Look at Hollywood Deal Making

    Green Hasson Janks recently hosted the 2019 HLB Asia Pacific Conference in Los Angeles, marking the first time the conference was hosted in the U.S. HLB is a worldwide network of independent accounting firms and business advisers, with member firms in 150 countries, 25,000 staff including partners [...]

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      Is It Time To Audit Your Merchandising Licensees?

      Intellectual property owners are entitled to financial compensation in exchange for granting rights to licensees. As licensing deals grow, it is important to develop monitoring or audit programs to hold licensees accountable. What is merchandise licensing? Licensing exists in almost every product [...]

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        What Makes A Film Successful in China?

        Hollywood filmmakers are continually searching for ways to promote their films to an international audience. A big focus is on China, the world’s second largest theatrical market. However, the Chinese film market seems to be particularly challenging to understand. One of the latest examples is Star [...]

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          Chinese Investment in Hollywood

          2015 was a record year for Chinese investments in Hollywood. They have grown rapidly over the past couple of years, and with significant deals such as TIK Films’ 3-year slated deal with Lionsgate, Bona Film Group’s 6-picture deal with 20th Century Fox and Huayi Brothers’ 18-picture deal with STX [...]

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            Q&A with Video Game Attorney Patrick Sweeney

            INTERVIEW WITH: Patrick Sweeney, Esq., (guest blogger from IE Law Group) Patrick Sweeney is one of the leading attorneys in the video game industry, having served both as in-house and external counsel to a variety of companies in his career. In the Q&A below, Patrick shares with our readers [...]

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