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Mastercard fined €570.6m

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

Criminal network gained millions in fixing professional tennis matches

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

New law says: Women in Saudi Arabia will be notified by text message if they are divorced

Women in Saudi Arabia will be notified by text message if they are divorced under a new law designed to protect them from having their marriage ended without their ... Read More

Partner of a global law practice found dead after inappropriate behaviour allegation

The retail finance partner’s body was found a day after being accused of inappropriate behaviour at a Christmas party. An Eversheds Sutherland partner has been found dead after being ... Read More

Legal action being taken against Nintendo

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

Tackling mental health in law firms

Recent news that the head of global law firm Baker McKenzie, Paul Rawlinson, is taking temporary leave due to exhaustion raises the question of whether law firms are doing ... Read More

Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail

The CFO of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing her longstanding ties to Canada, properties she ... Read More

Huawei global chief financial officer arrested in Canada

Canada has arrested Huawei’s global chief financial officer in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the United States, Canada’s Department of Justice said Wednesday. The arrest is related ... Read More

Boom times for Ireland’s legal profession

UK solicitors are creating their own ‘backstop’ by moving to Ireland in spirit rather than body, and the Law Society of Ireland director general says it is a booming ... Read More

German police raids the offices of multinational law firm

For the second time in a year, prosecutors raided the Frankfurt offices of the prestigious law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The raid marked an extension of the investigation of ... Read More
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