Weinstein board members claim lawyers hindered sex inquiry

Two board members of The Weinstein Company tried for years to investigate co-founder Harvey Weinstein, only to run into “super lawyers” who acted for him after allegations of sexual misconduct and questionable financial dealings and expenses.

The concerns by the independent directors predate the accusations of sexual harassment that erupted against Mr Weinstein this month. They surface in correspondence between the directors and Mr Weinstein’s attorneys — including David Boies, the lawyer who acted for Al Gore in the contested 2000 presidential election... See more 

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