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  1. Jerry Braunstein, Hollywood Business Manager and Accountant, Dies at 90

    3:41 pm PDT 10/10/2014
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    His clients included Don Rickles READ MORE

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  2. Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Business Managers

    8:27 am PDT 10/01/2014
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    THR's annual list of the industry's most trusted moneymen and women, who open up about everything from the $18.75 million necklace one client bought for a mistress ("we manage finances — we don't manage morality") to their biggest no-nos (don't even think about trying to open a restaurant) READ MORE

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  3. Inside The Hollywood Reporter's Power Business Managers Breakfast

    3:59 am PDT 10/01/2014
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    The annual event was held at Cut in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and was sponsored by Delta Airlines, City National Bank, CAPS and Travaasa Experiential Resorts READ MORE

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  4. THR's Power Business Managers Breakfast

    4:31 pm PDT 10/02/2013
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    The 3rd annual event, held at Beverly Hills restaurant Cut, drew many industry notables and included a conversation between Ziffren Brittenham founding partner Ken Ziffren and THR executive editor Matthew Belloni. READ MORE

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  5. Power Lawyer Ken Ziffren on Netflix, TV and Future of Hollywood

    3:04 pm PDT 10/02/2013
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    "The question is when does the money run out?" the attorney said of Amazon and Netflix at a Hollywood Reporter event celebrating the industry's top business managers. READ MORE

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  6. THR's Power Business Managers 2013

    11:06 am PDT 10/02/2013
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    The Hollywood Reporter’s third annual Power Business Managers breakfast acknowledges the unsung professionals who keep the engine room of the industry's money machine humming. Business managers maximize cash flow from much-whittled paychecks and prevent overindulged stars from acting on their worst impulse purchases. READ MORE

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  7. How Business Managers Handle Money for Stars Who Make Less Than They Think

    8:30 am PDT 10/02/2013
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    A cable paycheck is all the rage, but taxes, commissions and fees can reduce that to $200K per year, says Scott Feinstein, who manages Taylor Lautner, Mila Kunis and Aaron Paul -- so a client might dream of Lamborghini but wake up to BMW instead. READ MORE

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  8. How Hollywood's A-List Diversifies: Property Flipping, Restaurants, Fashion and Nightclubs

    8:30 am PDT 10/02/2013
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    From Vincent Gallo's and Jeremy Renner's adventures in real estate to Robert De Niro's restaurants, Woody Harrelson's wheat-waste paper mill and Susan Sarandon's table-tennis-themed nightclubs, THR's rundown of the profits and perils of moonlighting. READ MORE

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  9. A Financial Adviser's Management Advice Through a Hollywood Career Arc (Guest Column)

    8:30 am PDT 10/02/2013
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    Tesla or Prius? Depends on your status, writes a Beverly Hills money manager, who gives a blueprint of how everyone from agency assistants to movie moguls should spend and invest. READ MORE

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  10. Business Manager's Advice for Stars to Deflect Money-Hungry Relatives (Guest Column)

    8:30 am PDT 10/02/2013
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    Hollywood success can breed "loan" after "loan," but a top business manager reveals a "tough love" strategy -- and says don't be afraid to evict a family member. READ MORE

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  11. The Sky-High Cost of Keeping Stars Safe

    8:30 am PDT 10/02/2013
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    Celebrities pay six to seven figures to keep paparazzi, overzealous fans and the occasional stalker at bay. READ MORE

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  12. THR's Power Business Managers 2013

    8:30 am PDT 10/02/2013
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    Hollywood's top 25 financial gatekeepers on their clients' craziest purchases; how to keep cash flow under control; and when to say no to family members who have their hands out — again. READ MORE

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  13. THR's Power Business Managers 2012

    8:00 am PDT 10/04/2012
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    THR's third annual lists highlights the top 25 moneymen and women who handle the finances of Hollywood stars. READ MORE

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  14. You Can't Hide the Hookers: Candid Advice From a Business Manager

    8:00 am PDT 10/04/2012
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    Here's the lowdown on when to pay for a fancy dress instead of rent, how to avoid shady contractors and why actors should never lie about their expenses. READ MORE

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  15. Wall Street's Rocky Love Affair With the Movies

    8:00 am PDT 10/04/2012
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    Big banks won't invest in Hollywood like they used to, experts say. READ MORE

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  16. TV Trumps Film in Digital Era, ICM's Chris Silbermann Tells THR's Power Business Managers (Video)

    7:00 pm PDT 10/03/2012
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    UPDATED: Silbermann spoke Wednesday at the magazine's Entertainment Business Managers Power Breakfast in Beverly Hills. READ MORE

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  17. THR's Entertainment Business Managers Power Breakfast 2012

    6:26 pm PDT 10/03/2012
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    The Hollywood Reporter's Entertainment Business Managers Power Breakfast celebrating the top business managers in Hollywood, these are the moneymen, moneywoman, people who handle the finances for some of the top stars in Hollywood. READ MORE

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  18. Hollywood's Business Managers

    6:04 pm PDT 05/16/2011
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    25 executives who keep their eyes on the books READ MORE

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