Updated 5:10 pm PDT, Monday, July 16, 2018 Photo: Vianney Le Caer, Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, actor Johnny Depp poses at the world premiere of the film "Murder on the Orient Express," in London. Depp has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor’s spending. Depp’s representatives said on Monday, July 16, 2018, that Depp had settled litigation filed against The Management Group, which he accused in January 2017 seeking more than $25 million over alleged financial abuse and negligence. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File) less FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, actor Johnny Depp poses at the world premiere of the film "Murder on the Orient Express," in London. Depp has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put ... more … [Read more...] about Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers
Johnny Depp has settled his $25 million lawsuit against his former business managers, The Management Group (TMG). His representative confirmed to CBS News that the actor and business managers reached a settlement; the terms of the agreement are confidential. Depp's lawsuit accused TMG of fraud, theft and malfeasance in its mismanagement of his business and financial interests. A spokesperson for Depp said, "Johnny Depp is pleased to have achieved a settlement agreement with The Management Group following the legal action he took against the company in January 2017. The lawsuit taken out against The Management Group -– and the subsequent settlement -- is a further demonstration that Johnny is determined to take firm action to protect his personal and artistic reputation in the interests of his family and his career." The statement also said that Depp is thankful to his fans and excited to focus his energy on his work for "J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of … [Read more...] about Johnny Depp settles $25M lawsuit against The Management Group
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Manav Malhotra July 1, 2018 8:22 pm Change Font Size Mohammad Abdul Bari Institute of Juridical Sciences & Lex Research Hub are co-organizing a one-day Workshop on “Criminal Litigation & Trial Advocacy” on 12th August (Sunday) at Domkal, Murshidabad, West Bengal. Venue: Seminar hall, MAB Institute of Juridical Science, Domkal, District – Murshidabad, West Bengal, 742303, India. Why This Workshop? The present litigation workshop aims to address the fundamental as well as contemporary issues of substantive and procedural criminal law. Court setup and investigative machinery, and the lawyer’s responsibility in connection with them Role of a criminal lawyer in a trial, with special focus on cross-examination and examination technique Drafting of key criminal documents (FIR, complaint, Bail, Protest petition, SLP, etc.) Case management and litigation strategy Operational aspects in building a … [Read more...] about One Day Workshop on Criminal Litigation & Trial Advocacy: Register by 31st July 2018
Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 8:00 p.m. UTC Jun 10, 2018 A simple internet search for "Utica Community Schools" delivers these first results: the district's website, its Twitter account and a Wikipedia entry. But whether you'll be able to see negative information on the district alongside the good is a matter of debate. The Macomb County district is paying $2,700 a year to a company called Reputation Defender, which provides individuals and businesses a way to establish "a positive online presence," suppress "negative search results" and manage online reviews, according to the company's website. Jeannine Somberg, whose son used to attend the district and who has sued UCS over his education, said she wants to know why the district is using tax dollars to alter its online reputation. "It's intended for people who write bad reviews at a restaurant. It's not intended for what Utica is using it for," Somberg said of the service. "I believe … [Read more...] about Utica school district taps tax funds to manage online reputation
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Ms.Suriti Chowdhary and Ms.Shivani Vij June 10, 2018 10:42 am Change Font Size Amidst the debate on homebuyers’ claims in insolvency disputes, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs formed the Insolvency Law Committee (“ILC”) which rendered its report in March 2018. Amongst other agendas, ILC focused on resolving the significant confusion regarding the status of homebuyers of under-construction apartments as creditors under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”). Resultantly, moving forward with the ILC report, the President approved the Insolvency & Bankruptcy (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 (“IBC Ordinance”), which was notified with immediate effect on 06 June 2018. The IBC Ordinance has sought to resolve the difference in positions taken by the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (“NCLAT”) and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, and henceforth … [Read more...] about Homebuyers Triggering IBC – Mischief Managed?