‘A Desperate Act’: Attorney Doubts Weinstein’s Claim That His Firing is Illegal

lawnewz.com | 10/10/2017 | Ronn Blitzer
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Hours before the Weinstein Company decided to fire founder Harvey Weinstein after allegations of predatory sexual conduct surfaced, Harvey sent a letter to people in the entertainment industry, seeking support. The letter, which went public Monday night, claims that “what the board is trying to do is not only wrong but might be illegal[.]” Entertainment lawyer Seth Berenzweig discussed the legal issues involved in the situation on Tuesday with the LawNewz Network’s Jesse Weber.

“It’s a desperate act by a desperate guy,” Berenzweig said about Weinestein’s letter, doubting that Weinstein’s termination broke any laws. The board has a duty to its shareholders to make decisions in the best interest of the company, he...
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