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REPORT: SEC PROBING STUDIO DEALS WITH CHINA

April 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On the heels of reports that at least three Hollywood studios have made major breakthroughs with China, effectively lifting the quota on the number of films that are shown there and entering into coproductions worth tens, or even hundreds, of millions of dollars, Reuters is reporting that the Securities and Exchange Commission wants the studios […]

NEWS CORP HACKING SCANDAL HITS U.S. SHORES

April 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The telephone hacking scandal that has disrupted Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp operations in Britain is being carried to his front door in the U.S. British lawyer Mark Lewis, who represents several figures who claim that they were victims of the hacking — and whose own voicemails were hacked by a private detective and a reporter […]

INVESTMENT ADVISERS WARN: NEWS CORP’S SCANDALS MAY BE COSTLY

February 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Britain’s Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC), a leading shareholders advisory group, has warned that the current investigation into the possible bribery of police and other officials by The Sun poses a far more burdensome challenge to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp than the telephone hacking scandal. As a U.S.-based company, it could be subject to […]