The Pro-Action committee deals with the problems visual artists encounter in todays market place. These include:
The issuing of retrospective contracts from commissioners.
Pro-Action has challenged various companies on their contract practice. These include Condé Nast, Bauer, IPC, The Guardian, Future Publishing (Computer Arts), Cambridge University Press and News International.
TThese cases cover the companys response and Pro-Actions recommendations, and can be viewed under Our Work.
The organisation is chaired by:
Robert Lands, Partner at law firm Finers Stephens Innocent, the law firm
The organisations who are members of the group are:
Association of Illustrators
Society of Artists' Agents
Association of Photographers
Professional Cartoonists' Organisation
Also the media lawyer and independent legal advisor: