Monopoly Charges In Suit Over L.A.'s Staples Center

Law360, New York (September 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a David-and-Goliath battle, a church group unit that owns one of Southern California’s biggest entertainment arenas has filed a $5 million lawsuit alleging another arena owner has engaged in a conspiracy to monopolize the Los Angeles entertainment market.

The federal lawsuit, filed Wednesday by Forum Enterprises Inc., a unit of a church group that owns the Forum arena in Inglewood, Calif., claims that Anschutz Entertainment Group – the second-largest event promoter in the U.S. – breached its contract to book shows at the Forum and...
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