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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Is the Romance Over Between Harlequin and Some of Its Writers?

FindLaw describes Harlequin's corporate practices, under fire by some romance authors who claim that Harlequin is using them to deprive the authors of royalties due under contract. According to the authors, Harlequin set up two Swiss entities and routed business to them to enable the parent company to pay the writers substantially less in royalties. More here from Bloomberg Businessweek, which also discusses a lawsuit brought by the writers.

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