Film businessYesterday the producer centre “ Lean - M “ declared that the transaction on sale of 51 % of company Sony Pictures Television International, corporation Sony Pictures Entertainment division, is finished (in detail wrote about it on September, 4th, 2006). The Sum of transaction is not disclosed on contract conditions. According to the experts, a turn “ Lean - M “ in a current teleseason makes $10 - 15 million Thanks to cooperation with Sony Pictures “ Lean - M “ not only expects to increase the share in the Russian market, but also to leave on the world market a body - and film production.
the media market
At Independent Media take away “ Agrobusiness “
Open Company “ the Publishing house ` the Specialized press ` “ (since 1996 lets out magazines “ Agrobusiness of the south of Russia “ “ Agrobusiness and the food-processing industry “ “ Agrobusiness “ owns a site “ Agrobusiness. ru “) Has addressed in arbitration court of Moscow with the claim to Open Company “ JUnajted a press “ entering in ID Independent Media Sanoma Magazin (IM). In the claim of Open Company demands to forbid IM to use a trade mark “ Agrobusiness “. In statement ID extended yesterday “ the Specialized press “ it is said that release Independent Media in 2003 of magazine “ Agrobusiness “ breaks rights ID to a trade mark “ Agrobusiness “ and all attempts to settle the conflict in a pre-judicial order have not crowned success. In IM yet do not make comments on this situation.
Telenor the Norwegian operator Telenor has doubted the Ukrainian justice
Yesterday declared that has addressed in a Ministry of Justice, the State Office of Public Prosecutor and a number of other state bodies of Ukraine with the requirement to check up objectivity of the judgements taken out since August, 2005 concerning its rights to management of the Ukrainian operator “ Kievstar “ (Norwegians posess 56,5 % of the company). Telenor accuses the Ukrainian courts of bias and demands to check up 11 decisions and obespechitelnyh the claims contradicting, according to the company, to the legislation of Ukraine. According to vice-president Telenor of Daga Melgaarda, the operator regards abusings of the Ukrainian judicial system as a component rejderskoj campaigns which conduct “ the Alpha - groups “ and affilirovannye with it of structure. The conflict between Telenor and holding Altimo operating telecommunication business “ the Alpha - groups “ (through Open Company “ Storm “ 56,5 % " own; Kievstara “) Has begun in the end of 2004 from - for disagreement of the Norwegian company with Open Society purchase “ Vympelcom “ which principal shareholders are both parties, the operator “ the Ukrainian radio systems “. Subsequently Telenor has tried to challenge the transaction in court. In turn, in Ukraine Altimo initiated a number of the litigations expansion of the rights " was which purpose; Storm “ in management sphere “ Kievstarom “.