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Bertelsmann & NMPA Settle Claims

On August 31, 2007, the National Music Publishers' Association ("NMPA") and Bertelsmann AG and Bertelsmann, Inc. jointly announced a proposed settlement of litigation arising out of claims asserted by NMPA relating to Bertelsmann's relationship with the online file-sharing service, Napster in 2000-2001. Becuase the litigation has been certified as a class action, the settlement must [...]

By |2007-08-31T14:35:57+00:00August 31st, 2007|Music Industry|Comments Off on Bertelsmann & NMPA Settle Claims

EMI’s new owner cleans house

Terra Firma Capital Parnters, Ltd., the privity equity firm that paid $4.9 Billion for the struggling media giant, announced that EMI's CEO Eric Nicoli and CFO Martin Stewart would be let go prior to the completion of the takeover.  Chris Roling, managing diretor for Terra Firma, will be both CEO and CFO of EMI Group [...]

By |2007-08-30T13:28:50+00:00August 30th, 2007|Music Row News|Comments Off on EMI’s new owner cleans house

“One Music Row” will be an impressive address

My good friend and client, Joe Meador of Grand Entertainment Group, is one of the driving forces behind Music Row Partners, the development team behind the proposed construction of a $52 million, 131,600-square-foot office condominium and residential penthouse complex at the head of Music Row.  The development is known as "One Music Row." The plans [...]

By |2007-08-20T09:53:47+00:00August 20th, 2007|Client Activity, Music Row News|Comments Off on “One Music Row” will be an impressive address

Leon Russell releases new album

My client and the Master Of Space And Time, Leon Russell, released his new album Angel In Disguise today.  The release features 11 new songs by Leon, including a special tribute to his wife entitled Sweet Mimi.  The new album is available directly from the artist's webiste Leon Russell Records.   Support a local legend and check out his [...]

By |2007-08-07T14:06:46+00:00August 7th, 2007|Client Activity, Music Row News|Comments Off on Leon Russell releases new album