• 06.03.16

    Tips on Handling Employment-Related Litigation

    SHRM quoted Manatt’s Sharon Bauman, a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, for an article about how leaders can retain as well as inspire valued employees in a tough labor market. Bauman commented specifically on the best ways that leaders can defend themselves in the ...

  • 06.02.16

    Tang Media Partners Launches TV Fund

    The Hollywood Reporter covered Manatt’s advisory role in Tang Media Partners’ (TMP) launch of a television fund in a joint venture with Chinese media giant Tencent. The deal was announced at the same time TMP announced its acquisition of the independent studio IM Global.An emerging ...

  • 06.02.16

    TV Production Joint Venture Could Start Trend

    Variety quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about IM Global’s sale to Tang Media Partners and TMP’s simultaneous launch of a television production joint venture with Chinese media company ...

  • 05.18.16

    Financial Contract Changes Require Vigilance

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Richard Gottlieb, a partner in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice, for an article about the CFPB's proposal released earlier this month that will restrict the use of arbitration clauses for financial firms.Gottlieb said companies that ...

  • 04.06.16

    M&A Advisor Names Schwartz an Emerging Leader

    The M&A Advisor has selected Manatt's Scott Schwartz, a partner in the firm's Corporate and Finance practice, as one of the recipients of its Emerging Leaders Awards in the Legal Advisor category for 2016.The M&A Advisor's annual Emerging Leaders Awards promote mentorship and ...

  • 03.07.16

    The Increasingly Global Film Industry

    Screen Daily interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about how China's collaborations with the U.S. are shaping the global film industry."It took a few years in which the two sides had to learn to be comfortable ...

  • 03.03.16

    Chinese Investors Look to Hollywood

    Variety quoted Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, in an article about Chinese investors' increasing interest in the Hollywood film industry."China and Hollywood finally have become comfortable working together," said Conner. ...

  • 02.18.16

    Conner Closes Groundbreaking $500M Film Slate Deal

    Perfect World Pictures, represented by Manatt's Lindsay Conner, and Universal Pictures announced the completion of a $500 million slate financing deal that will make the Beijing-based maker of films, television programs and online games a major investor in one of Hollywood's most successful ...

  • 01.26.16

    DreamWorks Makes Big Investment in China

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article on DreamWorks Animation's big investment in China's film business.

  • 01.25.16

    Manatt Receives M&A Advisor Turnaround Award

    The M&A Advisor has named Manatt the winner of its Restructuring Deal of the Year ($100M-$250M) Award, one of the organization's 2016 Turnaround Awards, for the firm's representation of Finance and Thrift Company (F&T) in its reverse merger into Pan American Bank. Manatt's ...