Legal Cases

Legal-Big-logo

Former executive chairman of a diamond mining company acquitted on charges of misleading the market

27/06/2018(0)
Mr Alexandre Alexander, the former executive chairman of Kimberley Diamonds Ltd (Kimberley Diamonds), was on 25 June 2018 found not guilty on two counts related to issuing false or ... Read More
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook gives lawmakers 450 pages of answers from April hearings

12/06/2018(0)
Facebook Inc. turned in more than 450 pages of homework to U.S. lawmakers, defending itself against claims that it is a monopoly and sidestepping questions about the effectiveness of ... Read More
copyright image

On 20 June is the biggest vote on potential change to copyright law in Europe

11/06/2018(0)
On 20 June, Parliament’s legal affairs committee will vote on the biggest potential change to copyright law in Europe in the last 30 years. The European Commission made the ... Read More
legal-onestopbrokers

Luxury brand Gucci and Guess end nine year legal battle over the letter G

27/04/2018(0)
After a nine-year long legal battle over the Guess logo and diamond pattern, which Gucci alleges are direct copies of its trademark, the two companies said they had reached ... Read More
volkswagen-scandal

Law firm urges Volkswagen consumers to join largest-ever class action over emissions scandal

26/03/2018(0)
The law firm acting for around 10,000 Volkswagen (VW) customers whose cars were fitted with defeat diesel devices has urged more claimants to join what could be the largest-ever ... Read More
volkswagen

Volkswagen Settles U.S. Emissions Lawsuit Just Before Trial

26/02/2018(0)
Volkswagen AG came to an agreement to settle a lawsuit over the company’s marketing of clean-emissions vehicles, resolving a contentious fight over consumer fraud claims just before it was ... Read More
Spotify

Spotify Has Been Hit With a $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit

04/01/2018(0)
Music streaming company Spotify was sued by Wixen Music Publishing last week for allegedly using thousands of songs, including those of Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors, without ... Read More
facebook-logo eye

Facebook has a giant, Europe-sized legal problem

28/12/2017(0)
Europe continues to be a giant pain in Facebook’s app. Germany and France this week both hammered Facebook for its data practices, though in different ways. Germany’s competition regulator ... Read More
Google

Google faces mass legal action over ‘unlawful’ data collection

04/12/2017(0)
A UK Campaign group is taking Google to court in a £1 billion mass action alleging the tech giant unlawfully collected information from Apple’s iPhone handsets. The group, Google ... Read More
kpmg

KPMG and Barclays sued for ‘engineering’ administration of quarrying company

25/10/2017(0)
Quarrying company Portland Stone Holdings Limited is suing Barclays and KPMG for ‘engineering’ the administration of its subsidiary, Stone Firms Ltd, in 2010. The Portland Stone suppliers allege that ... Read More
Broker Cyprus TopFX