JUN
17
2019

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Clings to Power After Mass Protest

Any leader of the financial hub also must answer to Beijing

JUN
17
2019

Lawsuits claim Amazon’s Alexa recording children without consent

One of the claims was filed in California state court, and the other was filed on the same day in Washington federal court, both seeking class action status.

JUN
14
2019

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set aside a ruling by U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman in Seattle

JUN
14
2019

Only People Missing at South Africa Graft Hearings Are Accused

Judical panel has held back on summoning witnesses to testify

JUN
14
2019

EU opens antitrust investigation into Denmark, Sweden´s funds to postal services

The EU executive said in a statement that it “has concerns that the capital injections may not have been carried out on market terms.”

JUN
14
2019

United States suspends WTO intellectual property litigation against China

The panel of three adjudicators said the United States asked for the suspension on June 3 and China agreed the next day.

JUN
14
2019

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020

Assange, 47, faces 18 counts in the U.S. including conspiring to hack government computers and violating an espionage law

JUN
13
2019

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday

Assange, 47, is accused of conspiring to hack U.S. government computers and violating an espionage law.

JUN
13
2019

Germany Health Minister announces plans to ban LGBT+ conversion therapy

The new law would ban the practice of conversion therapy, which has been widely discredited by medical professionals.

JUN
13
2019

Alabama governor signs chemical castration bill into law

Under previous Alabama law, a sex offense committed against a child under the age of 12 was either a class A or class B felony.

JUN
12
2019

Huawei asks Verizon to pay for over 200 patents

Verizon should pay to “solve the patent licensing issue,” a Huawei intellectual property licensing executive wrote in Februar

JUN
12
2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal

The fund would also have to sell its 2.16% holding in miner Anglo American, worth $620 million, they added, citing their own analysis

JUN
12
2019

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm´s effort to put antitrust ruling on hold:US

The Korean company said that it is negotiating chip supply and patent license agreements with Qualcomm and could be forced into signing another unfair

JUN
12
2019

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt

The complaint comes as the U.S. Justice Department is close to making a final decision on the merger

JUN
12
2019

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants

Delrahim pointed to past big antitrust victories, like the breakup of Standard Oil early in the last century and AT&T, which agreed to be broken up in 1982

JUN
12
2019

Botswana high court decriminalizes same-sex relations

This case was brought in March by 21-year-old University of Botswana student Letsweletse Motshidiemang

JUN
12
2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks

Singapore-headquartered Grab’s interest in what would be its first foray into banking has not been reported before.

JUN
11
2019

House Starts Its Tech Antitrust Probe With a Focus on Free Press: US

Cicilline pushes bill to help newspapers negotiate with Google

JUN
11
2019

Supreme Court adds cases on Hague Convention, EPA, race discrimination in media, declines to hear Guantanamo appeal

The court will review an aspect of the Hague Convention in Monasky v. Taglieri to determine how a child’s habitual residence

JUN
11
2019

EU regulators block Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel joint venture

The European Commission said the companies, which had looked to the deal as one way to tackle overcapacity and other challenges in the steel industry

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