Legal

gas

British Gas must pay £5.6m for blocking firms from switching

10/04/2014(0)
British Gas has been ordered to pay £5.6m in compensation and fines for blocking businesses from switching suppliers and failing to tell others their contracts were ending, Ofgem said. ... Read More
Turkey-youtube

Turkey keeps YouTube block despite court rulings

10/04/2014(0)
Turkish authorities defied court orders and reaffirmed a ban on YouTube imposed after the posting of illicit recordings of top secret security talks that was cited by Prime Minister ... Read More
apple-vs-samsung

Apple Witness at $2 Billion Samsung Trial Is All About Sales Ban

09/04/2014(0)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) showed that it’s aiming beyond $2 billion in damages in its trial against Samsung Electronics Co. by calling a witness whose studies were previously used to ... Read More
Barclays

Barclays Settles U.K. Libor Case Weeks Before Trial to Start

08/04/2014(0)
Barclays Plc (BARC) settled the first U.K. lawsuit filed over allegations the bank manipulated Libor, weeks before the trial was scheduled to start. Barclays agreed to restructure the debt ... Read More
cloud-computing

Beware of ‘cloud’ computing snoopers, law firms warned

07/04/2014(0)
Firms planning to rely on ‘cloud’ technology for their IT should be aware of the risk of lawful interception by intelligence agencies, the Law Society warns today. A practice ... Read More
intellectual property

Apple, Nestle, NBCUniversal, Netflix: Intellectual Property

07/04/2014(0)
Apple Inc. (AAPL), accusing Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) of misleading jurors at the start of a $2 billion trial over smartphone technology, lost its bid to show jurors how ... Read More
fonterra

New Zealand’s Fonterra fined over botulism food scare

04/04/2014(0)
Dairy giant Fonterra has been fined $NZ300,000 ($256,675; £154,748) after it admitted four food-safety violations during a 2013 botulism scare. The scare led to a worldwide milk product recall ... Read More
gm

Senators accuse GM of illegally hiding ignition-switch flaw

03/04/2014(0)
Lawmakers on Wednesday bluntly accused General Motors of illegally hiding evidence of a deadly ignition-switch flaw for much of the past decade, as GM chief executive Mary T. Barra ... Read More
musharraf

Pakistan’s Musharraf charged with high treason

31/03/2014(0)
A court in Pakistan has charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution. Mr Musharraf is accused of unlawfully suspending ... Read More
power

‘Big six’ face competition inquiry

27/03/2014(0)
Regulators will investigate whether the “big six” UK energy suppliers are preventing effective competition in the UK energy market. The investigation will be by the Competition and Markets Authority ... Read More
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