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Editor: Myanna Dellinger
University of South Dakota School of Law

Wednesday, March 2, 2005

News in brief

Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson is suing New Line Cinema, claiming that it is improperly withholding profits it should have paid him for the films.

It's official: The EDS/Fujitsu/General Dynamics consortium will get the £4 billion contract to re-do the technology systems at Britain's Ministry of Defence.

American baseball executives are shaking their heads over how the Atlanta Braves convinced one of baseball's best young pitchers to agree to a deal worth much less than he would have made elsewhere.

An Indian state-owned company has been awarded the contract to develop Qatar's offshore Najwat Najeman oilfield.

A top Apple Computer executive is suing the company over his firing, saying it was backdated to deny him stock options he would otherwise have received.

Contract manufacturing is on the rise: A new study says it will be a $300 billion industry by 2008.

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