Originally Posted by Chiefshrink
Both have incentive to make $$ thus both are responsible.
"Talent" hires an agent to be responsible for all contractual obligations. If there are certain clauses in contracts, the agent must make his client aware of such clauses to ensure that terms of the contract are met.
The agent should have checked in on day one with said client. He should have scheduled daily email and text reminders for said client. He should have called said client weekly.
Failing to do not only cost his client $2 million dollars, it cost the agent $60k, his job and his reputation.