Fla. Businessman, Brightstar Settle Dispute Over Joint Venture

Law360, Miami (January 11, 2018, 2:58 PM EST) -- A Florida judge on Wednesday signed off on a settlement ending an entrepreneur's suit accusing wireless service provider Brightstar Corp. of manipulating the facts surrounding the termination of their former joint venture in an effort to reduce the payout of his company's ownership share.

Judge Bronwyn C. Miller approved a deal between plaintiff Leon Fernando Fiksman's Netherlands-based Ryelands Cooperatieve UA and Brightstar, ending their dispute over the breakup of Brightstar Ventures, a joint venture meant to help Brightstar pursue business opportunities in Latin America.

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