Lionsgate Considers Separation

October 11, 2019

Lionsgate is said to be in talks to split its film and television production business from its recently acquired premium-channel Starz into separate companies.

Merger In Name Only

August 15, 2019

CBS and Viacom have reunited as one company after two failed attempts since 2016. The new company will be named ViacomCBS.

Lionsgate Prepares Starz Sale

The Starz Farce

May 27, 2019

The timing of the anonymous leak that CBS was prepared to pay Lionsgate $5 billion for Starz, raises serious questions about possible market manipulation.

Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

April 14, 2019

All told, Barclays, HSBC and Bank of Ireland could face a tax bill up to £11 billion for their role in EIS tax avoidance schemes.

Alternative Film Funding

December 25, 2018

There is a renewed effort by production service providers to expand their operations into financing and distributing independent films.

HMRC Wins Against EIS Film Partnerships

UPDATE: The End of Easy Money

December 2, 2017

No longer will taxpayers and producers be able to use EIS structures that solely finance production tax credits, presales, and other guaranteed funds.

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