Taylor Swift involved in contract dispute

A music manager is claiming that Taylor Swift owes him millions of dollars because he discovered her, signed her and played an integral part in starting her career and then Swift left and signed with Big Machine Records.

The man is claiming that he had a contract with Swift and her parents that he be paid 5 to 10 percent commission from Swift’s music career and he claims that they fired him after she signed with a major record to avoid paying him.

The Swifts have said that the man did not get the required court approval for the management of a minor and she legally disaffirmed the deal in 2005. This dispute has been going on under the radar since 2007.

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U.S. Foodservice settles dispute with Deparment of Justice

U.S. Foodservice has agreed to pay $30 million to settle a dispute that spurred from claims arising from a federal investigation.

The Department of Justice conducted a federal investigation alleging that the company improperly priced their government contracts between the years of 2002 and 2005.

The company has denied these claims and has said that they have done nothing wrong. The company distributes food to hospitals, schools, hotels, government entities and restaurants.

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Pilots dispute over contracts, ask judge to settle

The airline US Airways has asked a federal court to solve a dispute between pilots in the airline.

The carrier is based in Arizona and filed the legal action in a U.S. District Court to solve a contract issue between 4,000 pilots after the merger of America West and US Airways nearly five years ago.

The union of the airline’s pilots did not agree with the move, but the pilots association said that the court should have no jurisdiction on the contract dispute. The dispute involves seniority of the pilots which is important because it changes their schedules and pay.

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Facebook faces ownership dispute

Facebook will continue to be up and running even though there is a dispute over who the real owner of the company is. Until June 30 there was a order issue to stop asset transfers.

A man is suing the current owner of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, for a contract that written in 2003 that stated that Zuckerberg would write and design a website. The man is now claiming that he owns 84 percent of the company.

His lawyers state that they have the contract and it is clear cut. Attorneys for Facebook are arguing that the man sat on the contract and it ended in 2004. They are stating that he should not be permitted to the portion of the company all of a sudden.

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Amcor to buy plastic packaging company

Amcor Ltd., an Australia-based company is planning to buy a plastic packaging company, Ball Corp, for $280 million.

Ball Corp. is a Colorado-based company that supplies metal and plastic packaging. The business contract is expected to close during the third quarter of 2010. Amcor is hoping that the purchase will help to operating efficiency.

The sale price includes $265 million cash and $15 million contingent consideration. The deal includes inquiring five business plants that employ nearly 1,000 people. The plants manufacture polyethylene terephthalate bottles as well as other related assets.

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Companies dispute over contract

A Texas corporation has filed a suit against a Nebraska corporation for allegedly not paying for thousands of boxes of energy shots.

According to the lawsuit, ActiTech LP has filed a breach of contract suit against Fortress Systems because Fortress Systems had ActiTech bottle and distribute cases of Monster energy drinks from September 2008 to July 2009.

However, ActiTech has stated that Fortress Systems has not paid the total amount that is due for their product and services. ActiTech has sued Fortress System for breach of contract and still owes past fees plus additional storage fees.

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