Michael R. Morris will moderate two CalCPA Entertainment Industry Conference panels on June 25th, one about the Music Modernization Act and the second about Copyright Termination Rights.

Information about the Conference is available online.

Joining Mr. Morris in the discussion of the Music Modernization Act, titled “Revolutionizing Royalty Structure,” will be Dina LaPolt, of LaPolt Law, P.C.; Jacqueline C. Charlesworth, of Alter Kendrick & Baron, LLP, and Lou Taylor, CEO of TriStar Sports and Entertainment Group.

The panel on Copyright Termination Rights, “Issues To Consider,” will include two executives from of Manifesto Records, Inc.:  Evan Cohen, a music attorney and head of business affairs, and Dan Perloff, a producer and head of sales and marketing.

In addition to being a past President of California Copyright Conference, Mr. Morris was a co-chair of the CalCPA Education Foundation Entertainment Industry Conference (2013, 2014, 2015), at which he has moderated numerous music industry and entertainment tax panels.

Michael has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer (2006-2018) and one of “L.A.’s Top 100 Lawyers” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

He is a former trial lawyer for the IRS and a certified specialist in taxation law. His entertainment industry clients include producers, record labels, composers, music publishers, actors, talent agencies, motion picture companies, post-production houses and Grammy-winning recording artists.