Michael Ovitz, the former Hollywood agent whose company was said to have created enemies “the way a hurricane produces raindrops,” first met Gary Cohn over lunch at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s headquarters in June 2009.
Delaware’s governor named Andre Bouchard, a lawyer who has represented both companies and investors in corporate disputes, to lead the state’s chancery court, the highest-profile business court in the U.S.
When Magic Johnson approached Michael Ovitz about how to grow his career off the court, the super-agent gave him some surprising advice. For a deeper look at Magic Johnson's life as an entrepreneur check out Bloomberg Game Changers: Magic Johnson, April 5 at 9pm ET/PT. (Source: Bloomberg)
Delaware Chancery Court Chief Judge William B. Chandler III , who oversaw challenges to the Walt Disney Co. and Hewlett-Packard Co. boards as head of one of the most important U.S. business litigation courts, is stepping down. Chandler, 60, led the influential five-member court since 1997 and most recently ruled on Air Products & Chemicals Inc. ’s hostile $5 billion bid for Airgas Inc.
John Mack, the former head of Morgan Stanley, is going into business with a 77-year-old tax lawyer who oversees more than $15 billion in investment assets for clients such as ex-basketball star Magic Johnson and the founding family of Estee Lauder Cos., Bloomberg News’s Miles Weiss reports.