• 12.01.17

    Legendary Smokey Robinson Signs With APA Agency

    As reported by Variety, Manatt’s Eric Custer, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, advised Smokey Robinson in his recent signing with APA Agency, one of the largest diversified talent agencies in Los Angeles. APA will represent Robinson across all services ...

  • 12.01.17

    Dr. Phil’s Stage 29 Production Secures CBS Deal

    Deadline covered Manatt’s representation of Stage 29 Productions in a CBS development deal for a new television show Class Action. Stage 29 was represented by Manatt’s Joseph Horacek, a counsel in the firm’s entertainment and media practice. Stage 29 Productions, run by Jay ...

  • 11.30.17

    How Sexual Harassment Allegations Can Cost Employers

    The Associated Press quoted Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, in an article examining how failure to address sexual harassment allegations can be costly for employers. Employees whose sexual harassment allegations have not been taken ...

  • 11.29.17

    Short-Term Health Plans Fall Short of ACA Standards

    NBC News quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, in an article discussing the limitations of non-Affordable Care Act–compliant short-term health insurance plans. An Obama administration rule limited short-term health plan coverage to three months, the ...

  • 11.27.17

    Why China Invests in American Film, but Not TV

    The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article that examines why China invests in American film more heavily than in American television. Over the past year, several deals between Hollywood’s ...

  • 11.27.17

    NY Democrats Eye 2020 Presidential Bid

    Manatt’s Bruce Gyory, a senior advisor in the firm’s government and regulatory practice, was quoted by NY State of Politics for an article on New Yorkers who are looking toward the 2020 presidential election.   While the current president is the first New Yorker to sit in the ...

  • 11.22.17

    Sterling Bancorp Completes $180M IPO

    Manatt represented Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, an investment banking firm, as underwriter’s counsel in the IPO of Sterling Bancorp. The team was led by Craig Miller, co-chair of the firm’s financial services transactions practice, and was covered by ABL Advisor and ...

  • 11.22.17

    Questions of CFPB Constitutionality Won’t End With Cordray

    Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, was quoted by American Banker in an article discussing a potential legal showdown between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and President Donald Trump following former director Richard Cordray’s ...

  • 11.20.17

    New Report Disputes CBO’s Analysis of ACA Mandate Repeal

    Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Inside Health Policy for an article on a new report by S&P Global that weighs the impact of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate repeal. According to the publication, S&P Global found that the ...

  • 11.17.17

    White House’s Sexual Harassment Policy Falls Short

    Politico interviewed Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, for an article on the White House’s sexual harassment policy. The publication explained that a 2002 law shields the Executive Office of the President from sexual harassment filing ...