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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Pursues 'Risky' Move Against Fired CEO

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Barnes & Noble Will Seek to Dismiss Ex-CEO’s Defamation Claim

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