Recently, the Seoul Central District Court has dismissed former EXO member Tao‘s lawsuit against SM Entertainment. Tao had filed a lawsuit against SM Entertainment over issues concerning the duration of his contract with SM Entertainment, stating the distribution of profits and the discrimination.
SM Entertainment has revealed the official statement:
“On April 28 2017, the Seoul Central District Court has concluded a dismissal on Tao’s claim to reassess the efficiency of his contract with SM Entertainment. As a result, the entire lawsuit has been voided.”
They have also mentioned that the contract they made with Tao was based on a contract that was approved by the Fair Trade Commission. Thus, Tao couldn’t say that the contract was unfair since there is nothing that was an issue in the contract.
This latest news has declared SM Entertainment to be the overall victor of this lawsuit. Meanwhile, Tao had filed a lawsuit regarding a payment claim which he lost. Also, SM Entertainment’s lawsuit against Tao for his activities in China was also dismissed.
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Source: Newsis Website
Written and edited by: Tracey