Legal Cases

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Airbnb cannot be treated as a real estate agency – European Court of Justice

27/12/2019(0)
The European Court of Justice, Europe’s top court,delivered Airbnb a major victory as the company readies for its public debut next year. Airbnb cannot be treated as a real ... Read More
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Facebook’s transfer of EU citizen data to US legal, says EU court adviser

20/12/2019(0)
Tools used by hundreds of thousands of companies to transfer EU citizens’ data abroad are legal, an adviser to Europe’s top court has ruled, marking a major win for ... Read More
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VW accused of emissions cheating in UK’s largest class action lawsuit

05/12/2019(0)
Volkswagen Group is facing one of the largest-ever UK class action lawsuits, with almost 100,000 vehicle owners accusing it of misleading them by installing emissions-cheating software that made it ... Read More
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FB suffers legal blow in EU court

04/10/2019(0)
Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU’s top court, which ruled that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide. ... Read More
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Facebook to pay $5 billion over the company’s privacy policies

29/07/2019(0)
The Federal Trade Commission approved a record $5 billion settlement Wednesday with Facebook over the company’s privacy policies. Shares of Facebook were down slightly following the announcement, but turned ... Read More
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Wrong handling of user data may cost up to $5B for Facebook

25/04/2019(0)
Facebook said Wednesday it expects to shell out between $3 billion and $5 billion to settle the FTC’s ongoing investigation into its handling of user data, foreshadowing a potentially ... Read More
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A clear message to sellers of ‘fake’ online followers and ‘likes’ on social media

31/01/2019(0)
New York attorney general sends clear message in settling with sellers of ‘fake’ online followers and ‘likes’ in first US settlement of its kind. New York’s attorney general Letitia ... Read More
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Mastercard fined €570.6m

23/01/2019(0)
The European Commission has fined the card scheme Mastercard €570 566 000 for limiting the possibility for merchants to benefit from better conditions offered by banks established elsewhere in ... Read More
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Criminal network gained millions in fixing professional tennis matches

16/01/2019(0)
Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, has issued a press releases to inform for an operation in relation with fraud in professional tennis competitions. In accordance the press ... Read More
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Legal action being taken against Nintendo

19/12/2018(0)
Europe might open the door to a new ability on the eShop. Nintendo’s eShop policies are under legal fire in Europe. A case originally brought forward by the Norwegian ... Read More
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