Years of litigation loom as Redstone casese open a Pandora’s box

Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, August 2, 2016

In both cases, the courts ruled against Viacom’s controlling shareholder — National Amusements — as well as Sumner M. Redstone and his daughter, Shari. Both courts found that the issues raised required a trial to examine whether Mr. Redstone, 93, was competent to remove Philippe P. Dauman and George Abrams from the trust that will control Viacom and CBS on Mr. Redstone’s death or incapacity.