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Disney Producers Object To $100M No-Poaching Deal

Law360, San Francisco (May 17, 2017, 4:57 PM EDT) -- Two Disney producers objected Wednesday to The Walt Disney Co., Pixar and Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC’s proposed $100 million deal resolving allegations they agreed not to poach each other’s animators, alleging Disney’s misconduct caused them to be excluded from the deal.

Disney producers Charles Williams and Alice Goldstone have objected to the settlement, arguing it could time-bar them from pursuing individual claims against Disney, and saying they were deprived of notice that their claims had been effectively abandoned during class certification. The producers also argue class counsel...
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