Mondo.NYC Speaker

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Elliot Groffman

Elliot Groffman

Partner, Carroll Guido Groffman Cohen Bar & Karalian, LLP

Elliot Groffman is a member of Carroll Guido Groffman Cohen Bar & Karalian, a firm specializing in the representation of artists and entrepreneurs in the entertainment industry. Music clients include Dave Matthews Band, Brandi Carlile, Phish, Nicolas Jaar/Darkside, Pearl Jam, Kurt Vile, Rosanne Cash, Tiesto and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The firm serves as counsel to various corporate industry clients such as Red Light Management, Hipgnosis Songs, Primavera Sound Music Festival, Beggars Group and AEG Live.

Elliot graduated from Franklin and Marshall College and the University of California at Santa Clara Law School.

CLE: Policy Shifts and their Ripple Effects

10/14/22, 2:00 PM

In the past year there were a number of significant developments to music-related policies and commercial standards. Why do these changes matter and what will be their economic and business impact? This panel will analyze these recent developments and their potential effects on monetization, legal agreements, and business practices. Topics will include the increase in the statutory mechanical royalty rate, the Free Artists from Industry Restrictions bill pending in California, the implementation of Article 17 in Europe, the proposed SMART Act, major labels forgiving unrecouped royalty balances for legacy artists, and BMG's removal of controlled composition clauses. (Mondo attendees are welcome to attend all CLE panels.)