Writers Guild Blasts 'Misrepresentations' By Talent Agencies

Law360 (September 12, 2019, 9:03 PM EDT) -- The Writers Guild of America is pushing back on claims that it’s delaying litigation in its attack on fee structures used by major Hollywood talent agencies, telling a California federal court it’s trying to find an orderly way to hash out competing antitrust allegations in three related cases.

The WGA filed reply briefs in two of the suits Wednesday, supporting motions that would put off a hearing slated for next month on a bid to dismiss its counterclaims against one of the agencies until after a number of filings in the other cases have been made. The agencies have argued that...

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