• 01.17.17

    How Music Streaming Generates Revenue

    The Financial Times interviewed Manatt’s Jordan Bromley, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about the impact of streaming on the music industry. Although streaming has opened doors for some artists, the publication reported, making money from it is ...

  • 01.17.17

    Hollywood Watches as CEO Exits Dalian Wanda’s Biggest U.S. Subsidiary

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about the resignation of Legendary Entertainment’s chair and chief executive, Thomas Tull. With Tull’s exit, China’s Dalian Wanda Group, ...

  • 01.13.17

    Hollywood’s Partnership With China Continues Despite Tension

    The Hollywood Reporter quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about new Chinese regulations for investors who are looking overseas.According to a leaked draft of the new rules, Chinese officials said they would scrutinize ...

  • 01.05.17

    Conner Named a Top Dealmaker by Hollywood Reporter

    The Hollywood Reporter named Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, to their list of Top 20 Dealmakers for 2016. The list highlights the lawyers, bankers and advisers behind the industry's major corporate courtships of a $150 billion year ...

  • 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 ...

  • 01.02.17

    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 ...

  • 12.22.16

    Hollywood, China Both See Benefits of Partnership

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article on the blossoming relationship between China and Hollywood, which strengthened in 2016 through a number of high-profile deals.   Each side gets an ...

  • 12.14.16

    Variety Dealmakers Feature Includes Conner for Third Consecutive Year

    For the third year in a row, Variety has selected Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, to appear in its annual Dealmakers Impact Report, a prestigious feature that identifies key Hollywood dealmakers of the year. This marks Conner’s ...

  • 11.18.16

    Network’s Investment in Comedy Site Not Indicative of Trend

    The Los Angeles Business Journal interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about AMC Networks Inc.’s acquisition of a minority stake in comedy website Funny or Die Inc. Conner said he doesn’t view the AMC ...