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  • SUMNER REDSTONE LAWYERS REACH DRAFT SETTLMENT WITH FORMER GIRLFRIEND ON MENTAL COMPETENCY SUIT-SOURCE.

  • Depositions of Viacom Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman and Sumner Redstone's daughter Shari Redstone, which were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, have been postponed, one of the sources said. The case, brought by Redstone's ex-girlfriend Manuela Herzer, has raised questions about the billionaire businessman's role in decision-making at...

  • April 5- Lawyers for Viacom Inc Chairman Emeritus Sumner Redstone are in talks to settle a lawsuit challenging the 92- year-old media mogul's mental competency, people familiar with the situation said on Tuesday. Depositions of Viacom Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman and Sumner Redstone's daughter Shari Redstone, which were scheduled for Tuesday...

  • April 5- Representatives of Viacom Inc Chairman Emeritus Sumner Redstone are in settlement talks related to a lawsuit challenging the 92- year-old media mogul's mental competency, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The litigation has been suspended pending the settlement talks, the Journal reported.

  • LOS ANGELES, March 18- A Los Angeles judge tentatively ruled on Friday that some currently confidential documents can be made public in a lawsuit that challenges the mental competence of 92- year-old media mogul Sumner Redstone. Dauman will be deposed by Herzer's attorneys on April 5, Herzer's attorney Pierce O'Donnell said on Friday. The deposition of Shari...

  • LOS ANGELES, March 18- A Los Angeles judge tentatively ruled on Friday that certain documents can be made public in a lawsuit that challenges the mental competency of 92- year-old media mogul Sumner Redstone. The Los Angeles Times, Variety and the Hollywood Reporter argued the information should be released in the public interest, given Redstone's role as...

  • Redstone hearing underway in Los Angeles

    The hearing whether or not to unseal documents in the Sumner Redstone case begins in California, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Redstone court documents hearing

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports a hearing is being held on a motion to unseal court documents in the lawsuit filed against Sumner Redstone.

  • Details of the employment agreement will be disclosed after Viacom releases second-quarter earnings in April, said the New York- based media company, which owns MTV, Nickelodeon and Paramount. They left Viacom together in 2000, when Viacom merged with CBS, to run a private equity firm. Six years later, when Viacom spun off CBS, Dauman and Dooley returned to Viacom...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- Viacom Inc's new lead independent director pledged on Wednesday to represent all of the media company's shareholders and improve board and management coordination, including on potential mergers and acquisitions. On Wednesday, Viacom, which owns MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount, named Frederic Salerno, former vice chairman of Verizon...

  • BRIEF-VIACOM CEO SAYS SUMNER REDSTONE ENJOYING LIFE AND. GETTING BEST MEDICAL CARE@ care@. *Ceo dauman says did not seek to be in charge of Sumner Redstone's health care directive.

  • VIACOM CEO DAUMAN SAYS DID NOT SEEK TO BE IN CHARGE OF SUMNER REDSTONE'S HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE.

  • MIAMI, March 14- Viacom Inc investors re-elected the media company's directors and rejected a move to extend voting rights to all shareholders despite recommendations by the leading proxy advisory firm to withhold support for some directors and approve the proposal. The shareholder vote comes as no surprise given that 80 percent of Viacom's Class A voting...

  • March 14- Viacom Inc investors re-elected the media company's directors and rejected a proposal to extend voting rights to all shareholders despite recommendations by the leading proxy advisory firm to withhold support for some directors and approve the proposal. The shareholder vote come as no surprise given that 80 percent of Viacom's Class A voting...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, March 4- T. Rowe Price Group Inc plans to vote against key directors at companies with two classes of shares in the upcoming U.S. corporate annual meeting season, as the big asset manager steps up its push against companies that give extra voting clout to insiders. Meanwhile, Rupert Murdoch maintains his influence at Twenty-First Century Fox Inc...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 29- Media mogul Sumner Redstone's lawyers suffered a defeat in court on Monday as a California judge tentatively ruled that a lawsuit challenging his mental competency could proceed to trial. The decision, by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cowan, dashes an attempt by Redstone's lawyers to put a quick end to the case, which has raised...

  • Redstone competency case to go ahead

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the latest on the lawsuit involving Sumner Redstone and his former girlfriend, Manuela Herzer.

  • Redstone hearing wraps up

    CNBC's Julia Boorsin reports that Sumner Redstone's health care lawsuit will go to trial in May.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 29- A lawsuit that challenges the mental competence of media mogul Sumner Redstone, the former executive chairman of Viacom Inc, can proceed, a California judge said in a tentative ruling on Monday. The decision by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cowan is a victory for Redstone's former girlfriend, Manuela Herzer, who claims the 92-...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 29- A lawsuit that challenges the mental competence of media mogul Sumner Redstone, the former executive chairman of Viacom Inc, can proceed, a California judge said in a tentative ruling on Monday. The decision by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cowan is a victory for Redstone's former girlfriend, Manuela Herzer, who claims the 92-...