• 01.04.17

    UMG Defeats Allegations of Misappropriation of Blues Song

    Law360 covered UMG Recordings Inc.’s victory against an alleged misappropriation of a blues musician’s song. UMG was represented by Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice and Maura Gierl, an associate in the same ...

  • 01.04.17

    Republican Plan for Subsidies Would Thin the Soup

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about the possibility of modifying the Affordable Care Act rather than repealing and replacing it.In a repeal-and-replace scenario, one of the biggest clashes between the parties looms over the ...

  • 01.03.17

    Tuition-Free College Plan Could Boost Support for Cuomo

    Politico interviewed Manatt’s Bruce Gyory, a senior advisor with the government and regulatory practice, for an article about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plans to introduce a proposal for tuition-free two-year college. The move will make a splash in state education policy and could ...

  • 01.03.17

    New CMS Leadership Could Terminate States’ Waivers

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about the future of states’ approved and pending waivers under the Trump administration. A standard provision in each waiver’s terms and conditions allows either a state or the CMS to ...

  • 01.02.17

    Concerns Over Foreign Influence Crystallize in Hotel Feud

    The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about the closely watched allegations that the Dalian Wanda Group provided illegal funding to a campaign against the Beverly Hills Hotel. Although the ...

  • 01.02.17

    Chinese Investors Seek a Seat at the Table

    The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about apprehension surrounding a recent influx of Chinese investment activity in Los Angeles.Conner has personally represented Chinese companies such ...