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1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
(212) 319 - 2787 http://vlany.org

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January 2018

New Attorney Orientation

January 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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To volunteer for in-house consultations or to take a case from our list of available cases, or caselist, VLA requires that attorneys attend a short orientation. At the orientation, important information about VLA’s programs, requirements for volunteers and our administrative procedures will be covered. All orientations take place 
at VLA Auditorium: One East 53rd Street, First Floor
, New York, NY 10022. Attorney orientations are 
conducted by VLA staff. Please note the following requirements for all attorneys performing volunteer work through…

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Copyright Essentials

January 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information on the fundamentals of basic copyright protection, including copyrightability of works, ownership (initial ownership; transfers; works-for-hire), registration, infringement and remedies, and fair use. Through this course you will gain a basic understanding of copyright law and learn how to protect your work. This class will be taught by Katie Wagner, VLA Executive Director. When: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 5 – 6:30 pm Where: VLA Auditorium
1 East 53rd Street, NY, NY 10022Fees: $20 Full-Time Student (student…

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Nonprofit Incorporation and Tax Exemption Workshop (CLE)

January 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information about starting a nonprofit organization. State issues to be covered include articles of incorporation, bylaws, and the first organization meeting. Federal issues include the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and corresponding regulations, application for employer identification number, IRS disclosure rules, unrelated business taxable income, charitable contributions, and restrictions on lobbying. This workshop will also touch on the legal and ethical duties for board members; donor requirements; the new Form 990; intellectual property issues specific to…

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February 2018

Legal Issues in Photography

February 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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You can't afford to ignore the legal issues in the photography field! This course will provide an overview of the types of legal issues encountered by photographers including contracts, copyright and fair use, the right of publicity, and corporate entity formation. We will also discuss major considerations that photographers face when hired for a project. In addition to photographers – visual artists, artistic directors, photo editors, photo agencies, and photo studios could also benefit from attending this course. This class…

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New Attorney Orientation

February 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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To volunteer for in-house consultations or to take a case from our list of available cases, or caselist, VLA requires that attorneys attend a short orientation. At the orientation, important information about VLA’s programs, requirements for volunteers and our administrative procedures will be covered. All orientations take place 
at VLA Auditorium: One East 53rd Street, First Floor
, New York, NY 10022. Attorney orientations are 
conducted by VLA staff. Please note the following requirements for all attorneys performing volunteer work through…

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Forming Your For-Profit Arts Business

February 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
VLA Auditorium, 1 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022 United States
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This workshop provides valuable information about starting an arts-related business. Covered issues also include: For vs. Non-Profit incorporation, fiscal sponsorship, selecting and protecting business names; the legal and tax characteristics of LLCs and publication requirements, partnerships, and type C and S corporations; choice of jurisdiction; financing your business; employees and independent contracts; and insurance. This class will be taught by Betsy Dale, Esq., VLA Staff Attorney. When: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 4 – 6 pm Where: VLA Auditorium 1 East 53rd Street,…

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