PRESS RELEASE: Angeles Equity Partners, LLC (AEP), a private investment firm focused on value creation through operational transformation, today announced three new professionals have joined the firm. Maxwell Schechter joins the firm as Vice...
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
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FOREIGN PROFESSIONAL SERVICE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
2013 - KAUFMAN & COMPANY LAW FIRM, LLC
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- Angeles Equity Partners Adds Three New Team Members
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- Disney Slapped With Lawsuit Over ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Effects
By Tim Kenneally, provided by
- Monday Jul 17, 2017
Visual effects firm says that Disney contracted with people who stole the technologyThe company was slapped with a lawsuit on Monday by a visual effects company, which claims that its technology was misappropriated for “Beauty and the Beast,” “Guardians of the Galaxy” and Avengers:“[I]n all of the film industry and media accolades about the record-breaking success of ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ and the acclaimed cutting-edge digital MOVA Contour technology that made the film’s success possible, nowhere is it mentioned that the patented and copyright-protected MOVA Contour technology was stolen from its inventor and developer, Rearden LLC, and its owner Rearden Mova LLC,” the suit reads.Nowhere is it mentioned that although Disney had previously contracted with Rearden LLC and its controlled entities on four previous major motion pictures to use MOVA Contour and knew of a Rearden Demand Letter to one of the thieves demanding immediate return of the stolen MOVA Contour system, Disney nonetheless contracted with the thieves to use the stolen MOVA Contour system.
- Netflix Acquires Jim Carrey’s Take on Andy Kaufman, ‘Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond’
By Beatrice Verhoeven, provided by
- Monday Sep 11, 2017
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to “Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond,” a documentary which offers a behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of “Man on the Moon.”The VICE Documentary Films production premiered at the 2017 Venice Film Festival. Using 100 hours of footage shot on the set of “Man on the Moon,” director Chris Smith chronicles Carrey’s transformation into Kaufman for four months.Spike Jonze and VICE Films’ Danny Gabai and Brendan Fitzgerald produced the film.Also Read: Angelina Jolie's Netflix Movie 'First They Killed My Father' to Get Theatrical ReleaseIn 1999, Milos Forman cast Carrey to play cult comedian Kaufman in his biopic, “Man on the Moon.
- Global Law Firm DLA Piper Faces Disruptions After Cyberattack
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DLA Piper, which commands thousands of lawyers across dozens of countries and represents some of the largest companies, has been at a virtual standstill for more than two days after the “Petya” ransomware attack.
- Big Data tells mortgage traders an amazing amount about you
By Matt Scully - Friday Jun 30, 2017
The New York startup sucks in data from marketing firms, public loan filings, courthouses and dozens of other sources, and sells it to mortgage bond and loan traders.The vivid detail the company turns up — the types of stores borrowers tend to shop at and whether they rent out their homes on Airbnb, for example — may unsettle privacy advocates, but it’s a boon for investors trying to figure out how likely homeowners are to pay their obligations.Across the world of finance, startups are using big data to try to improve Wall Street’s success with everything from consumer lending to stock trading.The average fund manager can gain 0.4 to 0.7 percentage point of return by using more intelligent data when trading mortgages, at least for home loans that haven’t been bundled into securities, according to John Ardy, CEO of Resitrader, an institutional marketplace for home loans.“We’re concerned about how this information is shared, and how it can have adverse consequences for individuals without their even realizing it,” said Lee Tien, a senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit focusing on civil liberties.[...] money managers using information they get from TheNumber could face accusations of discriminating against borrowers based on race or religion if it turns out the factors the company looks at tend to single out particular types of people, said Frank Pasquale, a professor at the University of Maryland’s Francis King Carey School of Law.Fund managers that use TheNumber are typically buying subprime mortgages, many of which have defaulted.TheNumber tries to determine how much pride a homeowner probably has in his or her property, based on information it gleans from third parties, such as whether the resident tends to click on online ads from home improvement and gardening stores.Experian, for example, tries to make sure investors can’t readily determine borrowers’ identities when it hands out mortgage data, said Michele Raneri, a vice president of analytics and new business development at Experian.Added information about borrowers could boost transparency in the mortgage bond market, where getting information about creditworthiness and prices can be much harder than in other debt markets.“Investors in every other market get to see what they are buying — but not mortgage bond investors,” said Adam Murphy, founder of Empirasign Strategies LLC, a trading data firm for mortgage bond professionals.