Surrender of Franchise for La Crème Centre for Modeling

Surrender of Franchise for La Crème Centre for Modeling

To:  All SAG-AFTRA Members who are currently represented by, or previously been affiliated with, La Crème Centre for Modeling in New Jersey.

From:   Zino Macaluso, National Director/Sr. Counsel, Agency Relations
Megan Capuano, Associate National Director, Agency Relations

Date:    January 21, 2014

Re:  Surrender of Franchise – Legacy AFTRA franchise


Please note that the SAG-AFTRA franchise for La Crème Centre for Modeling in New Jersey has been surrendered as of January 16, 2014.  

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 Megan Capuano, Associate National Director, Agency Relations at (212) 863-4305 if you have any outstanding questions.  Thank you.