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The Hollywood Reporter: How ‘The Walking Dead’ Legal Fights Could Redefine DealmakingMarch 31, 2020
O’Melveny partner Daniel Petrocelli was quoted in this Hollywood Reporter article about how the legal battles over “The Walking Dead” are shaping dealmaking. Petrocelli told the publication he has billions’ worth of affiliate transactions that are being challenged in arbitration. “My list involves all the studios and a number of very famous properties,” said Petrocelli. If the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t interfere with the timetable on The Walking Dead’s ruling, the court decisions will influence ongoing profit participation contests and the way that many creatives are compensated in the streaming era, this article noted.
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