Quincy Jones’ Auditor Pressed On $30M Royalty Claim Timing

Law360, Los Angeles (July 13, 2017, 11:05 PM EDT) -- An attorney defending Michael Jackson’s production company from Quincy Jones’ $30 million royalty suit cross-examined Jones’ auditor on Wednesday, questioning why the mega-producer had gone after certain revenue streams only after the pop star’s death.

MJJ Productions Inc. attorney Zia Modabber of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP took his turn at questioning Jones’ damages expert, the producer’s accountant Gary Cohen, to ask why Jones hadn’t previously sought a share of profits from Jackson’s joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment, remixing opportunities and revenue from a posthumous documentary...
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