SAG’s “new majority” moves to oust NED

As many had speculated over the past few weeks, the new majority on the Screen Actor’s Guild National Board moved…

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What are these bankers thinking?

It appears that former Goldman Sachs executive John Thain forgot the lessons of teamwork and humility that were a part…

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Digital Media Law: Inside the SAG Boardroom

Jonathan Handel at Digital Media Law has a blow-by-blow account of the recent controversial National Board meeting. That Membership First…

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S.E.C. Nominee Makes all the Right Noises

Obama SEC nominee, Mary Schapiro, passed one test today: she knows how to handle herself in front of a Senate…

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SAG Strategy Sags

In what is being billed by SAG President Alan Rosenberg as a “compromise,” lame duck SAG NED Doug Allen has…

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Globalization in reverse? The China Price Hits Bottom

Brad Setser, partner to the better known Nouriel Roubini, notes that the hot money flow into China, to take advantage…

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SAG Board Majority Moves For Written Assent

In the wake of the “dilatory tactics” by the Membership First minority on the National Board over the past two…

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How did Membership First Minority Block the New Majority at SAG Board?

One interesting question is how Membership First out maneuvered the opposition during the 30 hour SAG marathon. It turns out…

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The Pottery Barn Rule: You break it, you own it

Well, Membership First got what they wanted…their filibuster of the SAG meeting blocked a vote to depose Doug Allen, change…

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SAG Goes MAD?

Bloomberg summarized the state of play as of this morning, but in a more recent interview they now agree that…

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