Sponsored by YM&U Business Management
Friday - BME, Education Room - 16:50
In those childhood daydreams of becoming a legendary rock star, you rarely picture yourself sat in an office meeting spending hours scouring through a never-ending contracts and budgets. Yet, the financial and legal side of the music industry can be the difference between success and failure. Far too regularly, artists feel the effects of contract manipulation, where legal documents are often missing crucial detail or are even written for a different territory with different music laws and royalty rights.
These issues can be easily avoided but cannot be faced alone. It is essential when starting any music project to select the right management team to bring in specialists in accountancy, insurance and law. This panel tackles the daunting task of music law and accounting, whilst exploring how to build up the right team of specialists who could save you from losing out.