Beyonce's Deadline Claim Attacked In Video Game Suit

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Pop singer Beyonce can't disavow a multimillion-dollar video game development contract because she kept negotiating long past the cutoff deadline she cited as her reason for pulling out of the deal, the developer's attorney told a New York state appeals court Wednesday.

Peter J. Gallagher of Johnson Gallagher Magliery LLC, who represents developer Gate Five LLC, told a five-judge panel during a hearing that as the two sides were engaged in feverish negotiations to close the deal as a Nov. 15, 2010, financing deadline was approaching, Beyonce and her attorneys continued to send emails and participate in business meetings beyond the...

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