In Levkoff V. Reuters, It's Tough To Tell Who's Higher, Who's Mightier

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In many ways, the story of Reuters' relationship with CMD is a classic tale of what can happen when a larger, well- entrenched company turns to a smaller, more entrepreneurial company for assistance in getting into new markets. Management styles differ; ideas about product development vary.

According to Steve Levkoff, "This is a question of a huge company trying to cripple a small one." CMD's court filings assert that Reuters threw its weight around, "refusing to permit CMD to implement impro