Analysis

The Antitrust Showdown Rocking Hollywood

By Matthew Perlman (August 30, 2019, 3:33 PM EDT) -- The latest summer blockbuster is playing out in a courtroom rather than on the silver screen, with the Hollywood writers' union embroiled in a bitter battle with some of the largest talent agencies over fees. Here, Law360 breaks down the dueling allegations of anti-competitive conduct now unfolding in a California federal court.

The Writers Guild of America represents writers in the entertainment industry, and its members work with talent agents who help them find work and negotiate pay. This relationship broke down earlier this year when the WGA tried to impose new rules on the agents that would prohibit them from...

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