Firm partner speaks at South by Southwest Music Conference on industry class actions

March 14, 2014 – Firm partner David Given appeared at the South by Southwest Music Conference, participating on a panel entitled "Actions, Reactions and Class Actions: Music Business Litigation." He gave an update on the recently-concluded settlement with Warner Music Group on the accounting to artists and other royalty participants for income derived from internet music providers, as well as on other pending class cases over the same subject against UMG Recordings and EMI Music/Capitol Records. The panel also reviewed recent developments in music industry litigation and the suitability of class actions in the entertainment industry.