January 6, 2017
To: All SAG-AFTRA Members who are currently represented by, or have previously been affiliated with, B & E Talent Agency, LLC.
Please note that B&E Talent Agency, LLC. has surrendered its SAG-AFTRA franchises effective January 1, 2017, under the SAG Codified Agency Regulations Rule 16(g) and the AFTRA Regulations Rule 12-C.
The effect of the surrender is as follows:
- No member of SAG-AFTRA may hereafter engage, use, or deal through this agency.
- All contracts in force between this agency and the members of SAG-AFTRA are ipso facto and without further notice terminated except that the agency may retain and collect any commissions earned under said contracts prior to the surrender of franchise.
- Members shall not be under any obligation to pay commissions to the agent on any moneys earned by members after the termination of the agency contracts, even though such moneys are earned by members on employment contracts in existence at the date of termination of the agency contracts.
Please do not hesitate to contact the SAG-AFTRA Professional Representatives Department in NY at (212)863-4230. Thank you.
National Director/ Senior Counsel, Professional Representatives