Published On: Wed, Jan 20th, 2016

Viacom, CBS sued over ‘loyalty’ to Sumner Redstone

Viacom, CBS and respective board members were sued on Tuesday for prioritizing the interests of Sumner Redstone, the companies' 92-year-old executive chairman, over that of their shareholders.


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The suit, first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, states that Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and other top executives “put their personal loyalty to Mr. Redstone… well ahead of their loyalty and respective fiduciary duties they owe and owed to Viacom and/or CBS and their respective shareholders.”


Read the full story at Money CNN, by Dylan Byers



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