Beverly Hills Bar Association Presents Wednesday, August 3, 2016: “The Newest Deals: Video Games & Virtual Reality”

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On August 3, 2016, entertainment accountant Cedar Boschan will moderate a panel of top video game legal and business pros, presented at a luncheon hosted by the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Entertainment Section.

As virtual reality goes mainstream and linear and interactive entertainment converges, all media and entertainment professionals need to know what the latest game deals look like.

This program is designed to help attorneys and other entertainment professionals position themselves to structure the best interactive deals. Featured speakers include the following experts:

  • Ivy Kagan Bierman, Esq. – The Beverly Hills Bar Association's 2015 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year is an attorney at Loeb & Loeb who counsels entertainment companies including regarding WGA, SAG-AFTRA and DGA relations
  • Derek Douglas, JD - Agent & head of games division at Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
  • Cedar Boschan - Founder at Boschan Corp., an interactive royalty auditor who has served as an economic damages expert in several video game lawsuits

Moderator Cedar Boschan says, “Online microtransactions are generating tens of billions in revenue while virtual reality is on its way to becoming mainstream. Meanwhile, linear entertainment (e.g., film and TV) is converging with interactive and all sectors are increasingly global and mobile. Therefore, understanding how the newest game and VR deals are structured - and what some of the key issues are - is crucial to the success of all kinds of transactional attorneys and business professionals.”

About Boschan Corp.
Boschan Corp. features first class forensic accounting services as well as contract and royalty audits of music, game, filmed entertainment and consumer products companies. Boschan Corp. optimizes the value of clients' legal claims through extensive expertise in the entertainment and intellectual property licensing sectors.

About The Beverly Hills Bar Association
The Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) has over 5,600 members practicing in all areas of the law and throughout the Los Angeles region, who share a commitment to professional excellence and service. It is the largest voluntary bar association in the State (that is not a county bar association), and the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in California.

The program will take place at 12PM on Wednesday, August 3rd at Lawry’s the Prime Rib (100 N La Cienega Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211). Attorneys who attend will receive 1.5 hours of MCLE credit. For more information and to register, see: https://www.bhba.org/index.php/component/jevents/icalrepeat.detail/2016/Aug/Wed/453/-/the-newest-deals-video-games-and-virtual-reality

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