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The Matchstick Journal
News, articles and quips from the desks of your trusted Matchstick legal advisors.
Retainers can be great for the studio or agency but they are prone to disputes. Longer terms lead to forgotten discussions, evolving needs, and unmet expectations.
Once you have a PPP loan, your focus turns to forgiveness. We don’t have official guidance yet, but are expecting regulations soon. When we see that guidance, we’ll update this post. Until then, here is what we think.
Summary of key developments and tips for agencies in the time of Covid-19. Updates on new legislation beneficial to agencies, recommendations for contract issues, how to get paid, navigating employment matters, and more. Will keep updated.
Your SOW is a key part of your contract. In many cases, it’s the first thing your client reads (and maybe the only thing). More than just explaining projec...
Here’s our list of items that every Agency should consider checking in on annually.
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Website accessibility is a hot issue right now. What can an agency do to ensure it doesn’t get caught up in a claim regarding a website the agency helped build?
Many creative professionals have contracts that are legally sufficient but are written with language that is at odds with their brand and way of doing business. These bloated contracts cost time, money, and client trust.
Next time you think you might have problems your contract, consider also whether you might have a breakdown in your contract process
This post is about putting yourself in the best position to have a meaningful conversation about the real cost of a client insisting on its form of agreement.