Taylor Swift
HOLLYWOOD November 21, 2022
The “Eras Tour” imbroglio doesn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know about the notorious ticketing company, but it’s cause to revisit the idea of suits versus artists. Ticketmaster, after all, functions as an agent for artists. Shouldn’t they shoulder some of the responsibility?
WALL STREET November 14, 2022
FTX anticipated getting hit with an avalanche of lawsuits and likely filed for Chapter 11 early to pause the mayhem. This peace of mind will only last so long.
Apple C.E.O. Tim Cook.
SILICON VALLEY November 7, 2022
A multi-billion dollar suit over Apple’s “internet tax” could affect everything from the survival of Elon Musk’s Twitter to the geopolitics behind TikTok.
Paul Newman with his wife, actress Joanne Woodward.
HOLLYWOOD October 24, 2022
The late Hollywood heartthrob turned salad-dressing entrepreneur left behind a billion-dollar food empire and very, very specific instructions for his estate. But even the best laid plans can go awry when there’s money on the line.
S.E.C. Chair Gary Gensler.
WALL STREET October 17, 2022
It’s shareholder proxy season—the time when aggrieved investors can put the screws to the world’s biggest companies over issues large and small, including their commitment to E.S.G. It’s a season that’s becoming ever more politically and legally explosive.
bill murray
HOLLYWOOD October 10, 2022
Getting to the bottom of the behavior that turned Aziz Ansari’s ‘Being Mortal’ into a case study of Hollywood legal mores in the #MeToo era.
Elon Musk
WALL STREET October 4, 2022
Pre-trial combat in the Delaware Court of Chancery is at an impasse over an arcane, and hilariously ironic, legal drama involving Musk and the Morgan Stanley bankers who secured his Twitter financing.
Sundar Pichai
HOLLYWOOD October 3, 2022
The O.G. tech giant is facing dire legal challenges from nearly every direction, over promoting terrorism, stealing rap lyrics, and more. The consequences could ricochet through Silicon Valley and Hollywood, from TikTok and Yelp to YouTube and Netflix.
Amber Heard
HOLLYWOOD September 26, 2022
While she appeals the $10 million she has been ordered to pay Johnny Depp, Heard faces yet another courtroom drama over who’s on the hook for her astronomical legal bills. At the center of the $15 million dispute is a secret power struggle among some of the country’s most elite lawyers over who actually represented her, anyway.
james o'keefe
MEDIA September 19, 2022
A lawsuit targeting James O’Keefe’s undercover sting-video tactics aims to resolve once and for all whether Project Veritas is practicing journalism or just political dirty tricks.
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