Paramount Contract Row Belongs In Calif., NY Judge Rules

Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 1:49 PM EDT) -- Resolving a forum dispute, a New York state judge on Thursday dismissed a suit Paramount Pictures Corp. and former subsidiary DreamWorks Studios LLC lodged against an investment group in favor of the group's first-filed California breach of contract suit.

Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich granted a motion to dismiss filed by Melrose Investors 2 LP, which spent $375 million to help finance a number of Paramount films under a financing agreement between the parties, finding that the principles of comity and service of suit call for her...
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