The interest in products and services in the entertainment sector is constantly increasing. The same is true for the need to find sources for obtaining different kinds of information quickly and smoothly. The driving force behind Mannheimer Swartling’s Media and Entertainment Group is to be the leading adviser for companies whose business activities aim at satisfying these interests, i.e., companies which work directly or indirectly in connection with the creation, arrangement, distribution or marketing of music, film, theatre, television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books, sports and games.
In order to create the highest possible value for clients, Mannheimer Swartling’s Media and Entertainment Group focuses on ensuring that clients are offered leading legal expertise in the legal issues relevant for our clients, in combination with specialist knowledge of the commercial and political environment surrounding the entertainment industry.
In order to fulfil these goals, we closely monitor political and commercial developments within the industry, including ensuring that such information is spread among the members of the group and across the relevant specialist groups of the firm.
The industry group’s combination of specialist and industry knowledge is useful for example in transactions within the media and entertainment industry and in relation to film financing arrangements and enables us to offer our clients a focused, industry-focused and cost-effective management of the type of legal work that is typical for media and entertainment companies in general.
Reviews about the firm
Our lawyers frequently receive high rankings in the leading directories around the world.
"Stefan Widmark is dubbed 'a true entertainment lawyer.' He is noted for his 'ambitious, bold and brave style.'" (Chambers Europe – 2007)
"Stefan Widmark is acclaimed for his media practice; he wins instructions from a host of impressive names in the entertainment industry and is described as 'certainly one of the best, and very visible, names in the market.'" (Chambers Europe – 2008)