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Weinstein, Accusers Reach Tentative $44 Million Deal, Reports WSJ

Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, …

Weinstein’s Companies, Directors, Officers Off the Hook for Sexual Misconduct Claims

Harvey Weinstein’s former companies and their officers and directors were dismissed from a federal lawsuit filed by 10 women, who claim the firms and executives aided the alleged sexual misconduct that led to the movie mogul’s ouster. The women — …

#MeToo Brings Positive Changes and Unintended Consequences to Workplaces

Has the workplace changed in the year since New York Times reported the first allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein? At the very least, many powerful men have altered their behavior, according to a new survey from the Society for …

Actress Judd’s Harassment Suit Against Weinstein Faces ‘Professional’ Relationship Law

Ashley Judd’s lawsuit accusing Harvey Weinstein of sabotaging her career after she spurned his sexual advances can move ahead, but a judge balked at her sexual harassment claim because the actress and the producer didn’t have a “professional” relationship. Weinstein …

Chubb Insists No Insurance for Weinstein, Who Wants Jury to Settle Coverage Issues

Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is asking that a jury decide whether his insurer must defend him against 14 lawsuits accusing him of sexually harassing and assaulting women over several decades. Weinstein contends that Federal Insurance Co., a Chubb subsidiary, …

Judge Rules Bankrupt Weinstein Co. Must Face Sexual Harassment Claims

Weinstein Co. must return to New York court to face a lawsuit by women who say the firm is responsible for alleged sexual misconduct by founder Harvey Weinstein, a federal judge ruled. The bankrupt film company is no longer shielded …

Weinstein Sues Chubb Seeking Legal Defense Coverage in 11 Sex Harassment Suits

Film producer Harvey Weinstein is fighting back against personal indemnity insurer Chubb Ltd., saying Chubb must pay for his legal defense against 11 lawsuits that accuse him of sexually harassing or assaulting women over the past three decades, according to …

Elites Ponder Applying Market Principles to Harassment, Other Social Problems

The global social media movement known through the Twitter hashtag #MeToo has highlighted sexual misconduct in business, entertainment and politics, and is on the agenda at this year’s Milken Institute Global Conference, which started on Sunday. Beginning with accusations of …

Weinstein Co. Ends All Non-Disclosure Agreements, Files for Bankruptcy

U.S. film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, filed for bankruptcy on Monday and said it was ending all non-disclosure agreements that may have silenced some women. The …

Chubb Tells Court Its Policies for Weinstein Do Not Cover Harassment Legal Defense

Insurer Chubb Ltd. is refusing to pay for Harvey Weinstein’s legal defense against 11 lawsuits that accuse the movie producer of sexually harassing or assaulting women over the past three decades, according to a court document (Chubb Insurance v Harvey …