Corporate Litigation

McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees, lawsuit claims

McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees, lawsuit claims

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp has been sued by 52 Black former franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination by steering them to [more…]

Lawsuit says McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees

Lawsuit says McDonald’s discriminates against Black franchisees

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) has been sued by 52 Black former franchise owners who accuse the fast-food giant of racial discrimination by steering them [more…]

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Russia fines Google for not blocking banned content – Ifax

Published 10/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Monday fined Google 1.5 million roubles ($20,350) after finding it guilty of failing to block content banned in [more…]

Exclusive: Chanel, Revlon, L’Oreal pivoting away from talc in some products

Exclusive: Chanel, Revlon, L’Oreal pivoting away from talc in some products

Published 09/06/2020

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Chanel, Revlon and L’Oreal, three of the biggest brands in cosmetics, are quietly moving away from using talc in some products [more…]

WeWork directors seek to preserve right to sue owner SoftBank

WeWork directors seek to preserve right to sue owner SoftBank

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - A special committee of WeWork board members filed a motion in Delaware on Monday to prevent it from being disbanded, as it pursues [more…]

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Published 23/02/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit [more…]

U.S. government says verdict in Bayer’s Roundup case should be reversed

U.S. government says verdict in Bayer’s Roundup case should be reversed

Published 21/12/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department said a federal appeals court should reverse a lower court verdict finding Bayer AG [more…]

Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

Published 07/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson (ERICb.ST) has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of [more…]

Brazil court says delivery app Loggi must formalize ties with couriers

Brazil court says delivery app Loggi must formalize ties with couriers

Published 06/12/2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian delivery app Loggi must formalize work relationships with its motorbike drivers and pay charities 30 million reais as a fine [more…]

SoftBank to go ahead with WeWork stock tender offer this week

SoftBank to go ahead with WeWork stock tender offer this week

Published 24/11/2019

NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) will this week launch a previously agreed tender offer for as much as $3 billion of WeWork [more…]