Greenberg Traurig’s Tom K. Ara to Speak at the 19th Hong Kong International Film & TV Market

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Tom K. Ara, an Entertainment and Media shareholder at international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) 19th International Film & TV Market exhibition known as FILMART 2015.

Tom K. Ara, an Entertainment and Media shareholder at international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s (HKTDC) 19th International Film & TV Market exhibition known as FILMART 2015 on a panel titled, "Find Your Opportunities in the Media Convergence Age.” The fair takes place March 23-26, 2015.

According to its website, FILMART 2015 is Asia's largest film and entertainment market, organized by the HKTDC and held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. The Hong Kong International Film and TV Market hosts exhibits such as distribution; production and acquisition of film; TV programs; animation; digital entertainment; games; production and post-production services; shooting locations; film commissions; film festivals; and film insurance and financing.

Ara focuses his practice on entertainment and media industry transactions. He represents an array of banks, private equity groups, hedge funds, and investors and borrowers in an assortment of financing and strategic industry transactions. In addition, he advises feature film studios, television networks, production companies, and Internet and mobile-based content producers and distributors in corporate transactions as well as in the development, production, and distribution of motion picture, television, and new media content. Ara handles a multitude of complex entertainment and media transactions spanning the globe, with a particular emphasis on clients located in and transactions that have involved Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. As a result, he brings a keen understanding of the cultural and business complexities that characterize such cross-border transactions.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice

With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has established a highly experienced, international multidisciplinary entertainment and media practice. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media Practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, sports, Internet, digital media, publishing, and theater industries. The team has access to key players in the entertainment industry and provides clients with the business-oriented and dedicated counsel needed to thrive in today’s multidiscipline, multimedia entertainment marketplace. The entertainment and media attorneys have consistently been ranked by The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA Guide, Super Lawyers, Variety’s “Dealmakers Impact Report” and “Legal Impact Report,” and The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers.”

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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