Cosmos Can't Shake Marketing Firm's Commission Suit

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Thursday that a sports marketing firm's suit against the revived New York Cosmos soccer team over allegedly unpaid commission fees will move forward, denying the team's motions for dismissal and transfer of venue.

Phoenicia Sports & Entertainment LLC contends that the Cosmos failed to pay it $550,000 in fees for brokering an agreement with a promoter for three Las Vegas matches, which the Cosmos unilaterally canceled. The Cosmos sought to dismiss the claims, contending that the contract was based on an...
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