Ex-Exec Can Sue Live Nation Over Stones Tours: Judge

Law360, New York (April 5, 2011, 1:40 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge ruled Monday that former Live Nation Worldwide Inc. Chairman Michael Cohl could sue the company for breach of contract over the rights to promote future tours by the Rolling Stones.

Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida rejected Live Nation's bid to nix Cohl's breach of contract counterclaim in the company's suit accusing its former executive of failing to pay $5.35 million in order to retain certain tour promotion rights and be released from...
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