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Adding up a Music Manager

December 2020

Dan Chisholm

Successful music artists will tell you that the management team you choose will make or break you in the music business. Your manager is the strategic and business brains of your outfit. They work as an organiser, influencer and negotiator, ...
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Setting the Sample Example: Legal Tips for Sampling Success

November 2020

Dan Chisholm

Some of the most memorable music of our time has included the clever use of samples – think The Verve’s ‘Bittersweet Symphony’, Beyonce’s ‘Crazy in Love’ and Vanilla Ice’s “Ice Ice Baby”. Musos, rappers, DJs and producers often ...
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Imitation That Avoids Litigation

November 2020

Dan Chisholm

We all know imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Still, a mate turning up to Friday drinks in the jacket you bought a week ago is mildly annoying. If you’re a muso, however, disputes with other artists around borrowing or copying creative ...
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Music Agreement? Get it in Writing and Signed

November 2020

Dan Chisholm

  Have you ever been in a bad relationship? When things go south you need to know where you stand – what’s rightfully yours and theirs – so you can move on (and move out) without cutting your record collection and the family pet in ...
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Four Top Legal Tips for Signing a Music Contract

November 2020

 

Dan Chisholm

So you’re an artist about to sign a deal. It’s exciting, and no doubt the label or manager or producer on the other side are in a rush to get it done. You feel pressured to sign without properly checking it out – they seem trustworthy, ...
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Protecting Yourself when Leasing Goods

December 2019

Claudia Milesi-Humm Dan Chisholm

If you are in the business of leasing out goods, there are several ways to mitigate risk.   Often, security interests are registered on the Personal Property Security Register (“PPSR”), but this alone may not give you the optimal protection ...
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Band Partnership Agreements

December 2019

Dan Chisholm

Being in a band is like a marriage. Except that instead of having one significant other to keep happy, you’re usually fully committed professionally, financially and personally to a whole group of passionate, creative and often strong-minded ...
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Dan Chisholm – Associate

November 2019 We are pleased to advise Dan Chisholm has recently joined Mortlock McCormack Law as an  Associate, in one of our commercial teams. Dan specialises in commercial and entertainment law, with a specific expertise in the music industry, acting for ...
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