Category Archives: Legal

01Jul/15

Trump sues Univision for $500 million

(BVO) – Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump filing a lawsuit against Univision for $500 million dollars after the Spanish language broadcaster canceled its screening of the Miss USA pageant.
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26May/15

Alleged Libor ringleader goes on trial in London

Former trader Tom Hayes, on trial for allegedly conspiring to rig benchmark interest rates, has admitted to being motivated by greed and was fired by U.S. bank Citigroup in 2010, prosecutors tell a London court.

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19May/15

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says Kering lawsuit “regrettable”

The founder of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd Jack Ma says a lawsuit by a group of luxury goods makers owned by Kering SA accusing the Chinese e-commerce giant of being a conduit for counterfeiters to sell goods was “regrettable”.

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15Apr/15

EU charges Google over shopping searches, to probe Android

European Union accuses Google Inc of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results in favour of its Google Shopping service, launches antitrust probe into Android.

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14Apr/15

EU to file antitrust charges against Google on Wednesday-reports

European Union will file antitrust charges against tech giant Google, stepping up its high profile five-year investigation of the company, according to reports.

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02Apr/15

Compensation gap for Alps crash victims

(Reuters Business Report) – Grieving relatives at the site of the Germanwings crash.

Now facing another blow – lawyers warning that they could receive VASTLY different compensation payouts.

It could all hinge on where the ticket was bought.
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01Apr/15

Jury clears top Silicon Valley firm of gender bias

(BVO) – Silicon Valley powerhouse venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers was cleared on Friday of claims it short-circuited the career of a former partner because she is a woman, in a gender discrimination trial that shook the tech world.
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22Mar/15

Local bill on Muslim tribunal in Texas stirs sentiments

(NVO) – A city council in Irving, Texas, has voted to back a bill that some say would single out Muslims in their use of an Islamic Tribunal.

The bill stipulates that foreign law, in this case Sharia law, does not apply to U.S. courts, particularly not in family law cases.
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10Mar/15

Wikimedia files lawsuit challenging NSA mass surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union files a lawsuit on behalf of Wikimedia Foundation and other organizations against the National Security Agency challenging the government’s mass surveillance program.
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03Mar/15

Apple, Google poaching settlement appears headed for approval

Federal Judge expected to approve proposed multimillion dollar settlement in lawsuit that accuses tech giants of conspiring to keep salaries low.

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