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Takata airbag-maker files for bankruptcy

Japanese car parts maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Japan. It is facing billions of dollars in liabilities over its defective airbags, which have ... Read More

International Law Firm is set to break into Asia

DWF LLP, an international law firm headquartered in Manchester, UK, is set to break into Asia for the first time by opening a Singapore office, picking up a four-lawyer ... Read More

Legal Analytics platform expands into commercial law

Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, today announced the expansion of its award-winning Legal Analytics® platform into commercial law, the largest of all federal practice areas, and Lex Machina’s most ... Read More

SFO charges Barclays and four individuals with conspiracy to commit fraud

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has today charged Barclays Plc and four individuals with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance contrary to the Companies ... Read More

Global law firm combines with a Boston-based litigation investigations firm

Hogan Lovells combines with Collora, adding Boston office Strategically bolstering the firm’s life sciences capabilities throughout the Northeastern U.S. and globally Global law firm Hogan Lovells announced today that ... Read More

Google faces big fine in first EU case against search practices

Search giant is braced for a fine that could top €1bn with decision expected shortly Google is braced for a fine of potentially more than €1bn as Brussels prepares ... Read More
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EU launches infringement procedures against three countries for refusing to take refugees

The European Commission has today launched infringement procedures against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for non-compliance with their obligations under the 2015 Council Decisions on relocation. Despite the ... Read More

Toshiba facing fresh lawsuit from another group of foreign investors

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba says it is facing a fresh lawsuit from another group of foreign investors seeking damages following its $1.2bn accounting scandal. The company says it has ... Read More

Deutsche Bank will pay $170 million to settle an investor lawsuit about Euribor

Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) will pay $170 million to settle an investor lawsuit claiming it conspired with other banks to manipulate the benchmark European Interbank Offered Rate and related ... Read More
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The legal firms that advice L’Oreal to sell The Body shop for €1bn

Linklaters, Davis Polk & Wardwell and Baker McKenzie are advising as L’Oreal looks to sell The Body shop for €1bn to Brazilian cosmetic company Natura. Natura is in exclusive ... Read More
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