JYJ Held A Free Concert And Was Sued For 100 Million Won

Reported by AsiaEco’s Park Na Young

The creditor in American performance planning company entered the lawsuit against “they packed around 125 million of unjust profits” with JYJ’s management and lost.


The Seoul High Court civil affair 31 department (Lee Dongwon superintendent judge) has revealed that the trial on an appeal case, which a certain Kim started against C-JeS Entertainment, the management of JYJ, to demand the money collect and went against the complainant as the judgement from the first trial.

JYJ had been planning to hold special concerts on some American cities, going with the release of first regular album, ‘The Beginning’ in October 2010. But the members couldn’t get the business visa which was required to hold the concerts in America. For that, the management said, “The most important aim of JYJ is making it possible for the fans to watch the concert,” so declared the press announcement with sense that it will pay all the cost for the concert and held the free concert.

A company P, that directly concluded the contract while JYJ was planning charged concert, handed the contract to the company C. After that the company C had spent some expenses for the concerts in America, they couldn’t get back the expenses from the company P after the concert turned out to free concert. Hereupon they asserted that “JYJ’s management undertook the contracts that the company C concluded, and paid the balance and used for free concert, to obtain the benefit from the outlay that company C paid,” and sued to request the return of 125 million won.

The department of judgement concluded that, “There is no evidence that the management agreed or permitted that the Company P handed the contract about the concerts in America over to the Company C.”

[Article is translated by Judith from All About Cassiopeia. Any copying, republication or redistribution content other than for personal uses is expressly prohibited.]

This article originally published at AsiaEco here.

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