Morgan Creek Loses Appeal Of $6M 'Good Shepherd' Award

Law360, Los Angeles (July 12, 2013, 3:52 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Thursday denied Morgan Creek Productions' bid to escape a $5.7 million arbitration award over a distribution deal related to the movie "The Good Shepherd," affirming a trial judge who found it was an alter ego of two foreign companies.

The Second District Court of Appeal said the lower court's April 2012 order adding Morgan Creek to the judgment obtained by Japan's Toho-Towa Co. Ltd. was supported by substantial evidence that it formed a “single business enterprise” with the foreign entities —...
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