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Board of Governors Enacts Code of Professional Standards For Agents And Managers Representing AGMA Members

Published December 15, 2004   |  By musicalartists  |  Post in All Areas

At its meeting of December 15th, 2004 AGMA’s Board of Governors adopted a Code of Professional Standards for agents and managers representing its members. Responding to complaints about inappropriate and unethical conduct, the Board enacted the Code as a guide for the membership in negotiating agreements with their agents and managers. The Code seeks to prohibit specific aspects of conduct that is not acceptable. Although acceptance of this Code by agents is voluntary, Alan Gordon, AGMA’s Executive Director, said: “We think that this can help our members by identifying things that our members should know is wrongful conduct. Although many agents are entirely ethical and really devote themselves to the interests of the artists they re... Read More -->

Guest Artist Agreement Now in Place

Published June 24, 2002   |  By musicalartists  |  Post in All Areas

AGMA’s Board of Governors has approved a “Guest Artist Agreement” that any member in any category can use for work at non-AGMA employers. The Guest Artist Agreement can be used in either of two ways for any job you are offered. First, if your employer agrees, it can be used as a binding agreement between you and the employer, for whatever terms you can negotiate or agree upon. The form can be photocopied, and you or your agent can negotiate some or all of its suggested contractual provisions with any prospective employer. A link to the agreement appears above.  Use of this form should be acceptable to non-AGMA employers because it does not require an entire AGMA shop and includes only those terms to which your prospective employer i... Read More -->