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The following is an excerpt from a 10-Q SEC Filing, filed by SFX ENTERTAINMENT INC on 11/15/1999.
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SFX ENTERTAINMENT INC - 10-Q - 19991115 - LEGAL_PROCEEDING

ITEM 1. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

On November 20, 1998, a group of plaintiffs filed a complaint against 11 talent agencies and 29 promoters, including SFX and several of its subsidiaries. According to the complaint, the plaintiffs are five individual African-Americans and five corporations owned by such individuals. The complaint alleges action by the defendants to exclude African-Americans from promoting concerts and seeks injunctive relief and damages for civil rights and antitrust violations. The focus of the action appears to be industry-wide, rather than specifically directed at SFX. On May 25, 1999, the complaint was dismissed without prejudice to plaintiffs' right to file an amended pleading. On August 9, 1999, the plaintiffs filed an amended complaint containing allegations that are substantially the same as the original complaint. On October 1, 1999, the defendants filed motions to dismiss the amended complaint. The motions to dismiss will be before the court on January 28, 2000. SFX intends to defend the action vigorously.

Although SFX is involved in several suits and claims in the ordinary course of business, it is not currently a party to any legal proceeding that it believes would have a material adverse effect on its business, financial condition or results of operations.

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