Mastercard `Preying on Millions’ Sparked $17 Billion Fee Lawsuit

Consumers seek permission to bring U.K.’s largest class action Mastercard says damages would be impossible to calculate Mastercard Inc. preyed on more than 46 million unknowing consumers by unfairly ... Read More
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Three traders were charged with conspiring in forex rigging probe

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday brought charges against three former traders at JPMorgan Chase & Co, Citigroup Inc and Barclays Plc arising from a global probe into the ... Read More

US arrests VW executive on fraud charges

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Volkswagen executive who faces charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States, two people with knowledge of the arrest said on ... Read More
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Fifa calls in lawyers to help resolve staff disputes

Fifa has called in two lawyers to act as mediators in conflicts with staff amid mass changes at world football’s governing body, based in Zurich. A Fifa spokesman said ... Read More

UK: New Year brings in new penalties for enablers of offshore tax evasion

Accountants, bankers, lawyers and other advisors who enable offshore tax evasion will face tough new sanctions from today (1 January 2017). The new powers will see individuals or corporates ... Read More

Deutsche Bank Reaches $7.2 Billion Settlement Over Toxic Securities

The Obama administration scrambled to resolve its remaining crisis-era megabank mortgage cases, striking a $7.2 billion settlement Thursday with Deutsche Bank AG over toxic securities while separately filing a ... Read More
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Why Lawyers Sue Yahoo?

On Wednesday afternoon, Yahoo disclosed that it had discovered a data breach exposing the private information of more than one billion user accounts. Less than 12 hours later that same day, ... Read More

New legal software ‘even better’ than humans

One law firm is already using a cutting-edge automation software that is set to hit the wider Australian legal market early next year. The automation platform Cael Verify is set ... Read More

KPMG, Deloitte and EY turn into one-stop legal shops

Legal practices in the big four accounting firms are gaining traction with a doubling in team sizes and a number of high-profile recruits as clients look for a one-stop ... Read More

Lawyers less trusted than hairdressers – but more than pollsters

Lawyers are less trusted to tell the truth than hairdressers or priests, but those who reach the bench soar in the public’s esteem. That is one finding of the ... Read More