• 12.31.15

    Chinese Companies Plant Roots in Hollywood

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for a front-page article on the growing interest of Chinese companies to plant roots in Hollywood. Large deals made 2015 a big year for Hollywood-China partnerships, and 2016 is ...

  • 12.24.15

    Momentous Healthcare Litigation to Occur in 2016

    Law360 interviewed Manatt's Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article on the healthcare industry's 2016 legal docket, which is filled with momentous litigation that will shape the future of False Claims liability, Affordable Care Act coverage and abortion ...

  • 12.17.15

    New Royalty Rates Imposed for Digital Performances

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, and Charles Biederman, a partner in the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article on the Copyright Royalty Board's new royalty rates for digital ...

  • 12.17.15

    Tips on Closing Year-End Deals

    Law360 interviewed Manatt's Michael Polentz, co-chair of the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, for an article on how to steer clear of common mistakes to help ensure real estate deals get done well and on time.Law360 reports that real estate lawyers face considerable pressure in the ...

  • 12.16.15

    Importance of Following Policies at Office Parties

    During a radio broadcast, NPR interviewed Manatt's Nigel Wilkinson, a partner in the firm's Litigation practice, for insight into the potential legal consequences of over-imbibing at an office gathering."I do think, sometimes, employees forget that the office rules apply at an office ...

  • 12.16.15

    Pandora Feels Pains of Royalty Rate Hike

    Bloomberg interviewed Manatt's Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, for an article on how the Copyright Royalty Board's new rate ruling affects digital music service provider Pandora.Bloomberg reports that Pandora's music fee goes up 21 ...

  • 12.15.15

    Challenges Persist Against Celebrity Developer

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Victor De la Cruz, a partner in the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, about his representation of a Bel-Air resident against celebrity developer Mohamed Hadid, who is facing criminal charges over allegations that he failed to halt ...

  • 12.15.15

    ACA Section 1332 Narrowed by Restrictions

    Modern Healthcare interviewed Manatt's Deborah Bachrach, a partner in the firm's Healthcare practice, for an article on the restrictions that the Obama administration has placed in its final guidance of Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act, potentially making it difficult for states to ...

  • 12.11.15

    Copyright Royalty Board's Decision Looms

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, for an article on the Copyright Royalty Board's pending decision that will determine how much music is worth in the digital age.The Daily Journal reports that the ...

  • 12.11.15

    How San Bernardino Impacts the Lending Industry

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Brian Korn, a partner in the firm's Capital Markets practice, for an article on the loan issued by Prosper Marketplace to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. The loan may have helped the shooters prepare for the assault, and it has prompted ...