Fairness Rocks News UTA Files Antitrust Suit, Joining WME in Counterattack on Writers Guild


Fairness Rocks News UTA Files Antitrust Suit, Joining WME in Counterattack on Writers Guild

Home Industry News UTA Files Antitrust Suit, Joining WME in Counterattack on Writers Guild

Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: June 27, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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UTA Files Antitrust Suit, Joining WME in Counterattack on Writers Guild

UTA on Thursday filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Writers Guild of America, accusing the union of violating federal law by exceeding the scope of its authority to regulate agents, just days after WME filed a similar lawsuit against the guild. The moves signal a dramatic escalation of the bitter struggle between the WGA and the industry’s major talent agencies over packaging fees and affiliate production.

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