[Reporter Jin Hyang-hee, MK Economic Star Today]
The exclusive dispute between singer Kang Daniel and former agency LM Entertainment has ended.
The Korea Entertainment Management Association (MAP) announced its official position on the 27th and concluded that “The termination of exclusive contract between Kang Daniel and the former company LM Entertainment (hereinafter referred to as LM) and other disputes between the two parties through mediation of the annual agreement Has been concluded and the exclusive dispute has ended. ”
Kang Daniel and LM are known to have made a decision to prevent unnecessary issues or additional damages caused by prolonged disputes in the dialogue through mediation in the pact.
Kang Daniel withdraws the exclusive contract effective suspension provisional lawsuit and the original lawsuit filed by the Seoul Central District Court, and LM withdraws the provisional disposition objection filed with Seoul High Court on 27th.
The MAP explained, “LM has agreed to acknowledge and recognize Kang Daniel’s new company and new activities for the win-win culture of the entertainment industry.”
Kang Daniel planned solo activities after Wanna One was disbanded in January this year, but in February, he sent the contents to LM and filed an application for temporary suspension of the contract. In May, when a disposable application was accepted by the court and the activity became possible, he established a one-man agency, ‘Connect Entertainment’, and released his first solo album, ‘color on me’ in July. However, the dispute continued as LM appealed against the decision to dispose of the disposition.
▶ The following is the full text of the agreement.
Disputes related to the termination of exclusive contracts and other disputes between Gang Daniel and the former affiliated company, L Entertainment, Inc. Please note that the agreement between the companies has been concluded and the dispute has been terminated.
Through mediation disputes related to the termination of exclusive contracts and other disputes between Gang Daniel and the former affiliated company, L Entertainment, Inc we have reached an agreement between the two parties that the dispute has ended.
The dispute settlement arrangement of the above parties is as follows.
In order to prevent damages from indiscriminate disputes by industry officials themselves, and to create sound industry practices and a sound and positive industrial system, exclusive contract disputes between the parties have been reached through mediation of the association. First of all, in terms of human relations, which are inherent in the entertainment industry, in terms of humanity, regardless of their interests or interests, the parties expressed their condolences to the media, the media, the entertainment industry, and those concerned.
First of all, pop culture art Kang Daniel and former company LM Entertainment made a decision in order to prevent unnecessary issues or additional damages caused by prolonged disputes in the dialogue process through the association.
In addition, M Entertainment Co., Ltd. has agreed to acknowledge and recognize Kang Daniel’s new company and new activities for the win-win culture of the entertainment industry.
Furthermore, both parties through their litigation representatives, Kang, Daniel will withdraw the application for the suspension of the exclusive contract suspension and the original lawsuit filed with the Seoul Central District Court on September 27, 2019. The dispute was concluded by withdrawing the court’s (appeal) provisional appeal, and at the same time the exclusive agreement between the parties was terminated. In addition, in the exclusive agreement and related legal relations, we agreed through this reconciliation that no objection or any action will be taken, including civil, criminal litigation, application, complaint, etc. after mutual agreement through the above reconciliation. .
Chairman Kang Min, who established the Korea Specialty Management Association’s permanent special organization, the “Peaceful Adjustment Ethics Committee,” and firmly established itself as the only non-governmental organization in the popular culture and arts industry. It was held under the auspices of Korea Entertainment Management Association and Chairman Son Sung-min. Finally, considering that the dispute was influential as a social issue, the parties leading the popular culture and arts industry, in accordance with industry order, respected each other and respected each other’s position and mediated the interest and love of the public. As a result of the agreement between the parties, the association concluded that the dispute between the parties was terminated by coordinating with the coordination of the ‘Membership Agreement’ with the responsibility of the accredited officials and the planners who adhere to the customary principles of the pop culture art industry industry. Thank you for the hard work of the parties.
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