Entertainment, Business and Legal Affairs Program

MARCH 28th TO APRIL 1st, 2017 – MIAMI 


A unique professional “package” of business conferences + studio tour + Legal Symposium highlighting the latest entertainment industry topics for attorneys and executives.

Designed for entertainment and audiovisual industry attorneys, executives and government officials, the “PACKAGE” includes:

  • Networking with leading US lawyers from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington, Atlanta and Miami on the current legal issues in the film, television, music and sports industries;
  • Full-day exclusive business affairs meetings + presentations by local and regional executives and government officials, including a studio tour;
  • Two-day International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports on the University of Miami campus;
  • 4 nights in a major Miami area hotel, airport-hotel transfers, breakfasts, lunches, ground transportation for the Program activities, and a Certificate of Participation.



Applicants will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.


The LATC Entertainment and Legal Affairs Program is organized by Latin American Training Center – LATC, in partnership with the American Bar Association and the University of Miami School of Law, with media support by the Inter-American Bar Association – IABA, the Associación Dominicana de Propriedad Intelectual – ADOPI,  the Comissão de Mídia e Entretenimento do Instituto de Advogados de São Paulo, the Comissão de Direitos Autorais, Direitos Imateriais e de Entretenimento da OAB-RJ, and the Comissão de Direito às Artes da OAB-SP.


  • Medium-level English proficiency.
  • US tourist or business visa.



Registration deadline: February 23th!

Full cost:

Registration Single Room Hotel Occupancy: US$ 2,600.00

Registration without Hotel Accommodation and transfers: U$ 1,750.00


Discounts available:

5% Early bird discount up to February 3rd.
5% discount for Members of the Media Support Entities and Bar Associations.

Costs with 5% discount:

Registration Single Room Hotel Occupancy: US$ 2,470.00

Registration without Hotel Accommodation and transfers: US$ 1,665.00


IMPORTANT: The two discounts available are cumulative! A total 10% discount is available for members who complete the entry form and make the payment up to February 3rd.

Costs with 10% discount:

Registration Single Room Hotel Occupancy: US$ 2,340.00

Registration without Hotel Accommodation and transfers: US$ 1,575.00



Registration Fee Options:


  • Registration is final upon confirmation of payment.
  • Confirmation of the Program is subject to a minimum of 15 participants.
  • In the event of program cancelation, payments made through PayPal will be returned, less transaction charge.
  • LATC reserves the right to make necessary changes to the schedule at any time, without notice.
  • The full LATC Program Schedule will be available in the end of January, 2017.






The Latin American Training Center-LATC is a media training, publisher and audiovisual consulting center with regional headquarters in Rio de Janeiro focused on professional development of the new generation of filmmakers and other audiovisual professionals in Latin America. LATC is affiliated to: CILECT – Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision (Brussels), IFTA – Independent Film & Television Alliance (Los Angeles), IFP – Independent Filmmaker Project (New York), NALIP – National Association of Latino Independent Producers (Los Angeles), EGEDA – Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales (Madrid), Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas (São Paulo), FilmGate Interactive (Miami), CDAS – Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard (New York), Sydneys Buzz (Los Angeles), and Creative Projects Group (Los Angeles).




Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries of the American Bar Association

OUR MISSION is to educate lawyers in the legal principles and transactional aspects of entertainment and sports law; to provide a platform for the discussion of issues affecting these fields, and to foster excellence in the practice of law in these fields. The forum is governed by a seven-member governing committee. Because of the diverse subjects covered by the forum, the governing committee created the following divisions: Arts & Museums; Digital Media and New Technologies; Electronic Gaming; International; Literary Publishing; Litigation; Licensing and Merchandising; Motion Pictures, Television, Cable, and Radio; Music and Personal Appearances; Sports; Theater and Performing Arts; and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.


Entertainment and Sports Law Society of the University of Miami School of Law

The entertainment and sports fields in Miami and throughout the country hold many opportunities for law school graduates. The University of Miami School of Law boasts a unique blend of both subject-specific and broader courses that prepare its students for employment in these fields. The Entertainment and Sports Law Society (ESLS) seeks to supplement the classroom education provided at UM Law with real-world experiences in the entertainment and sports law fields. The purpose of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society is to educate and inform students about the realities of practicing in the entertainment and sports law fields. We seek to provide our members with an insight into various avenues available to them as practicing attorneys, whether that is representation of entertainment and sports figures and entities, practicing in a law firm with an entertainment or sports division, or work within a major sporting league.




Inter-American Bar Association




Asociación Dominicana de Propiedad Intelectual


Comissão de Mídia e Entretenimento do Instituto de Advogados de São Paulo


oabrjComissão de Direitos Autorais, Direitos Imateriais e de Entretenimento da OAB-RJ




Comissão de Direito às Artes da OAB-SP

For further information contact Fernanda Lima at fernanda.latc@gmail.com

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