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Venezuela wins UK court decision in battle to get its gold back

06/10/2020(0)
The UK’s appeals court has ruled in favor of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in the battle to repatriate Venezuela’s $1 billion worth of gold held at the Bank of ... Read More
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Germany puts ex-Audi CEO on trial over ‘dieselgate’

30/09/2020(0)
Five years after “dieselgate” emissions cheating revelations rocked the car industry, ex-Audi CEO Rupert Stadler on Wednesday becomes the first top executive to stand trial in Germany. Stadler, 57, ... Read More
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Paris wins legal battle against Airbnb hosts in European high court

23/09/2020(0)
The European Court of Justice has upheld a French law that gives cities and towns the right to block short-term property rentals, a decision that may open the way ... Read More
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Irish High court freezes probe into Facebook’s EU-U.S. data flows

15/09/2020(0)
Ireland’s High Court on Monday (14 September) temporarily froze a probe by Facebook’s lead European Union regulator that threatened to halt the U.S. social media giant’s transatlantic data flows, ... Read More
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EU top court invalidates EU-US data transfer agreement over surveillance concerns

23/07/2020(0)
  The European Union’s top court ruled on Thursday that an agreement with the US allowing for the transfer of personal data from the bloc to Washington is invalid ... Read More
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Huge wine frauds uncovered in Europe; Legal proceedings

03/07/2020(0)
Fresh allegations have emerged in a major wine fraud investigation underway at Spain’s top criminal court, the Audencia Nacional. The inquiry centers on the involvement of two of Spain’s ... Read More
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Mastercard and Visa lose legal round in Europe over swipe fees

18/06/2020(0)
Wednesday, the highest court in the U.K. upheld a 2018 ruling by a lower court, the Court of Appeal, that payments firms Visa and Mastercard had restricted competition for ... Read More
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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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