Shares of luggage giant Samsonite suspended over governance and accounting claims

Luggage giant accused of ‘questionable accounting practices’ and ‘poor corporate governance’ as shares are suspended in Hong Kong. Shares in Hong Kong-listed luggage maker Samsonite International plummeted by more ... Read More
sports betting

Here’s the first deal of the legal sports betting era: Paddy Power Betfair is buying FanDuel

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to legal sports gambling. Now we have the first result of that deal: Paddy Power Betfair, a U.K.-based sports-betting ... Read More

LegalTech innovators should encourage transparency

Legal disruptors are carrying out research and development for the legal profession, a Chicago professor says. A Chicago professor has challenged legal innovators to #MakeLawBetter by encouraging greater transparency ... Read More

Asus to pay millions euro to settle price manipulation allegations

Taiwan’s Asustek Computer, known as Asus, on Friday said it reached an agreement with the European Union to pay about 65 million euros ($77.6 million) to settle allegations of ... Read More

Heightened cybersecurity roles for in-house lawyers as breaches increase

New cybersecurity report reveals that In-house lawyers anticipate bigger roles and budgets as breaches increase. A new cybersecurity report, incorporating data from 617 in-house lawyers at 412 companies in ... Read More

Top Islamic bank uncovered internal fraud worth millions

Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank has uncovered internal fraud as employees helped to steal over $170 million, most now retrieved. Al Hilal Bank PJSC, a top Islamic bank headquartered ... Read More

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

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
General Data Protection Regulation

Europe’s new privacy law will change the web and more

Consumers have long wondered just what Google and Facebook know about them, and who else can access their personal data. But internet giants have little incentive to give straight ... Read More

EU plans more powers for consumers to sue companies

The European Union plans more powers for consumers to sue firms such as Volkswagen after the Dieselgate scandal showed the limits of consumer protection authorities to curb corporate cheating. ... Read More
social media law

Leaked EU legal overhaul: Tech companies to share ‘e-evidence’ data with police within 10 days

Messaging apps and other digital services will be forced to give their users’ data to law enforcement authorities within ten days of receiving requests, or six hours in emergencies, ... Read More
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