Intellectual Property & Music Business

MICHAEL JACKSON’S 2006 REFINANCING ASSETS: GIVE US ALL YOU OWN

This blog is a continuation of MJ 2006 refinancing assets: the Sony- Fortress-obstacles. I want to highlight that the clause Citigroup imposed on Sony clearly must have come following the examination in detail of Michael Jackson's Bank of America accounts statements, which had highlighted payments shortcomings of royalties and revenues of MJ 50% partnership Sony… Continue reading MICHAEL JACKSON’S 2006 REFINANCING ASSETS: GIVE US ALL YOU OWN

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MICHAEL JACKSON MIGHT HAVE WANTED TO SELL SONY/ATV. BUT NOT TO SONY

On May 25, 2005, Michael went to court, along with his parents, to listen to Chris Tucker's cross-examination. Meanwhile, the two trusts created by Fortress for the specific acquisition of Bank Of America was processing plenty of documents. MJ's loans with Bank of America were an investment deal at ten years, both expiring in December… Continue reading MICHAEL JACKSON MIGHT HAVE WANTED TO SELL SONY/ATV. BUT NOT TO SONY

Media Lies & Manipulations

WELCOME TO THE ENTERTAINMENT WORLD: CROOKS, CHARLATANS, IMPOSTORS

"Word of mouth is the best publicity. Nothing beats it". And considering the countless passages of Michael Jackson's financial papers in so many hands and in such a short time, I feel having to start beginning the story in a fairy tale fashion. 'Once upon a time' Prescient, together with Perfect Circle, contacted Copper Beech… Continue reading WELCOME TO THE ENTERTAINMENT WORLD: CROOKS, CHARLATANS, IMPOSTORS

Intellectual Property & Music Business

MICHAEL JACKSON: NOT TO TRUST EVERYBODY IN THE RECORD INDUSTRY

  The 2002 scenario marked the public back and forth of the war and the problems between MJ, Sony, and CEO Tommy Mottola. MJ words on Mottola speak alone. There is no need to comment any further, primarily because it must not be forgotten that Mr. Mottola was a hired man at the end of… Continue reading MICHAEL JACKSON: NOT TO TRUST EVERYBODY IN THE RECORD INDUSTRY

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MJ AND THE NEW ECONOMY

The Michael Jackson projected into the New Millennium was no longer the man who shared the podium with the then President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. Aside from the new artistic maturity and quality of content production, ten years later, he was “poorer.” (poor in the broad sense, considering his privileged status). The New… Continue reading MJ AND THE NEW ECONOMY