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Fox Units Urge Court To Toss Soccer TV Rights Bribery Suit

Law360, New York (October 10, 2017, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A group of 21st Century Fox Inc. units on Monday told a Florida federal judge that a bribery and antitrust lawsuit against them over broadcast rights for South American soccer tournaments should be dismissed thanks to “incurable” defects running rampant in the amended complaint.

The units told the court that the claims by U.S.-based sports channel GolTV Inc. and co-plaintiff Global Sports Partners LLP brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act are too speculative to stand and, those defects aside, the already dismissed defendant South...
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