B&N Pursues 'Risky' Move Against Fired CEO

At a brief conference on Monday, B&N attorneys said the company will move for summary judgment on the most contentious and potentially costly claims in the wrongful termination suit filed against the retailer by former CEO Demos Parneros. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Knocks Out Defamation Claim by Fired CEO

Knocking out the defamation claim is a potentially substantial victory for Barnes & Noble, as previous filings suggest that former CEO Demos Parneros was seeking approximately $70 million in damages for the defamation claim alone. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&N, Fired CEO Ready to Talk Settlement in Defamation Case

In a December 18 letter, lawyers for Barnes & Noble informed the court that the parties “are now prepared to proceed with a settlement conference,” which is scheduled for January 27 before magistrate judge Gabriel Gorenstein. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&N Seeks Knockout Blow in Litigation with Fired CEO

B&N attorneys are moving ahead with a 'risky' bid to win summary judgment on two of the three claims filed by fired CEO Demos Parneros. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&N Fires CEO

In a brief statement released late Tuesday afternoon, B&N said CEO Demos Parneros was terminated for “violations of the Company’s policies." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Barnes & Noble, Former CEO Abruptly End Litigation

The sudden end to the case comes after Barnes & Noble attorneys in September succeeded in knocking out Demos Parneros's claim of defamation, and just days before a scheduled pretrial conference on the parties' remaining claims. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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