The Entertainment Industry Can Create Contractual Obligations, but Rarely Fiduciary Duties
Business Torts Journal
Summer 2007
This article explains how, as new technologies emerge and the “players” in the entertainment business become more diverse, it is increasingly important to understand how custom and practice shape the law governing the business of entertainment. The author asserts that, for the most part, the law governing the entertainment business is no different from the law governing most other sectors of business, and goes on to discuss that there are certainly areas in which custom and practice in the entertainment industry have affected, or at least tested, traditional legal constructs.