In June 2020, just a few months after the WHO declared Covid-19 a pandemic, Hollywood producers and unions reached a landmark agreement. To protect workers and keep productions on track, they required sets to have Covid Compliance Officers.… Continue Reading
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When you look at the numbers, the dominance of English as our lingua franca isn’t apparent. Out of the world’s total population of 7.5 billion people, about 1.5 billion can speak English, and just 400 million of them are native English speakers.… Continue Reading
The A-List film producer who spent six months in prison for violating the FCPA by paying bribes in Thailand has died.
This is the fourth of five posts looking at Hollywood’s practice of giving film cameos to politicians and how this practice would play in an FCPA context.
Even if a filmmaker gives value to a foreign official by offering the official a film role in exchange for an unfair business advantage, the FCPA will not apply without corrupt intent.… Continue Reading
As we’ve seen in Part I and Part II of this series, a political cameo is valuable enough to operate as a bribe, but does Hollywood really need to worry about the practice exposing it to FCPA liability?… Continue Reading