Netflix Wants To Keep Hiding Info In Suit Over $27M Bonuses

Law360 (May 15, 2019, 10:17 PM EDT) -- Netflix wants to continue shielding information that a shareholder says could save a legal challenge to the media giant’s alleged practice of rigging executive bonuses, telling a California judge on Tuesday that the information is protected by attorney-client privilege.

Netflix urged U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman to deny the City of Birmingham Relief and Retirement System’s request for unredacted versions of seven documents that the shareholder says could prove Netflix’s board knew that $27 million in bonuses didn’t comply with tax laws.

“The text redacted from the seven disputed documents was intended as legal advice to members of the [Netflix...

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