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What Can We Learn From Pete Davidson’s NDA?

It may not be a bad idea given today's climate. At least one comedian, Saturday Night Live's Pete Davidson, required his audience to sign a $1 million nondisclosure agreement. Whether the agreement is enforceable is a separate topic, just the merefact that it's out there is noteworthy, in my opinion. Not only are fans prohibited [...]

2020-10-20T15:44:43-04:00October 16th, 2020|Financial|

What Can We Learn From the Netflix ‘Enola Holmes’ Contract Dispute?

The headlines caught my eye also. As the story is told, the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle filed a lawsuit against Netflix (and others involved in the Enola Holmes movie) for copyright and trademark infringement regarding the Sherlock Holmes material. Conan Doyle wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories featuring Holmes and Enola, his [...]

2020-09-29T16:03:30-04:00September 29th, 2020|Financial|

What Can We Learn From Lionel Messi’s Contract Dispute?

If you haven't heard what's going on in the world of Soccer, let me tell you, it's more riveting than reality TV these days. Lionel Messi, one of the greatest soccer players E.V.E.R., is (maybe) leaving Barcelona, one of the biggest clubs in the world. I'm tellin' ya! Messi's departure is a big deal as [...]

2020-09-08T13:22:20-04:00September 8th, 2020|Financial|

What Can Be Learned From A-Rod’s Family Dispute?

Former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez (A-Rod) and his ex-brother-in-law, Constantine Scurtis, are joint owners of a Miami-area real estate venture that reportedly owns and operates 5,000 units that are worth $1 billion. Scurtis claims that A-Rod squeezed him out of his ownership percentage and profits and the two have been battling it out in the [...]

2020-07-21T16:02:03-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Financial|