Reports: JYJ and SM Legal Battle is Over Update #1


According to translated reports, the legal dispute between JYJ and their former agency, SM Entertainment, is now over.

Both sides have reportedly agreed to drop all lawsuits against each other and the trio should now be free to promote their various projects on entertainment shows throughout South Korea.  

Producers of various entertainment shows had previously used the ongoing lawsuit as an excuse to block JYJ from promoting their projects.  Despite the blockade in South Korea and Japan, JYJ’s star has risen steadily in the international markets.  

Becoming the first South Korean group to perform solo in South America, and the success of Junsu’s solo world tour, has put the fear of God into the big, antiquated entertainment systems like the one run by SM.

After Earnings Decrease, SM Blames Duo Group TVXQ ?

Guess who may be blaming the duo version of TVXQ for their falling business profits?  If you said SM, you’ve guessed correctly according to a translated reports from

Apparently, SM is struggling to come up with a reason why their business profits were way below expectations.  So, they blamed it on the production cost of TVXQ’s concerts. Wow.

Is this a pre emptive strike for what’s to come? Who knows but time will tell.

Here’s the report:

Final verdict in JYJ vs SM case Delayed until Aug 10 2012

Word out of Korea is the final hearing/announcement  of the verdict which was supposed to happen on July 19 2012 has been delayed. According to translated reports, the reason for the delay is because SM requested a mediation/arbitration meeting.  Some say this is another SM delay tactic, while others think SM is seeking a private […]

Hangeng and SM End their Legal Feud


hangeng03It’s just been revealed that Hangeng and SM Entertainment have finally settled on a mutual agreement, officially ending their long legal dispute.

It was recently reported that Hangeng had withdrawn his countersuit against SM’s appeal to the court decision that had judged in favor of Hangeng.

On September 27th, legal representatives of both Hangeng and SM released a statement saying, “Hangeng and SM have amicably settled on a mutual agreement, and the lawsuit was able to come to a close after Hangeng submitted his ‘Notice of Withdrawal of Appeal’.”