AUG
2

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms

The French Senate voted last month to approve a 3% levy on tech giants’ revenue from digital services earned in France

AUG
2

Dutch ban on face coverings takes effect but lacks willing enforcement

Commonly referred to as a “burqa ban,” the Act prohibits the wearing of full-face helmets, ski masks

AUG
2

Australia proposes new laws to keep extremists in prison

The bill has been introduced as the government is accused of trampling human rights and press freedoms by ratcheting up its national security laws

AUG
2

Google will pause listening to EU voice recordings while regulators investigate

In the process, according to the reports, contractors found themselves listening to conversations accidentally recorded by products like the Google Hom

AUG
2

Indian court asks central bank to confirm WhatsApp´s compliance with local data rules

WhatsApp has been testing a peer-to-peer payments service for over a year in India

AUG
1

Judge narrows Woody Allen lawsuit against Amazon for quitting movie deal

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote’s dismissal of four of Allen’s eight claims means the filmmaker will have to show that Amazon wrongly

AUG
1

YouTube Overhauled Its Algorithms for Kids’ Content Amid FTC Talks

A software update that came in July, without explanation, was designed to promote “quality” children’s videos

AUG
1

UK Supreme Court rules some court documents should be made public

A non-party generally does not have a right to be granted access unless the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) rules grant a right.

AUG
1

KPMG fined 3.5 million pounds for BNY Mellon client audit

The fine will keep the pressure on Britain’s government to come forward with legislation

JUL
31

China Says U.S. Trade Talks to Continue With September Meeting

Lighthizer, Mnuchin met counterparts in state guest house

JUL
31

India outlaws contentious Muslim ´instant divorce´ seen as historical wrong done to women

The Supreme Court declared the practice unconstitutional in 2017 and asked the government to legislate against it.

JUL
31

California governor signs law to force Trump into releasing tax returns

The law, which passed both houses of the Democrat-controlled state legislature earlier this month.

JUL
31

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating

Volkswagen admitted in September 2015 to having used illegal engine control software to cheat pollution tests

JUL
31

Dubai ruler´s wife asks UK court for forced marriage protection order

Princess Haya also seeking non-molestation order after split from Sheikh Mohammed

JUL
30

Veto Lifted for Alaska Gold Mine Boasting $100 Billion Bounty

Northern Dynasty shares up 37% in New York trading on the news

JUL
30

Trump administration enacts another obstacle to asylum cases

Attorney General William Barr issued a ruling that will set the standard for all immigration judges

JUL
30

Pakistan Supreme Court forms bench to review life imprisonment duration

The court has issued notices to the attorney general, provincial advocate generals and prosecutors.

JUL
30

FINRA fines Citigroup for loose background checks: US

Citi, the third largest U.S. bank by assets, neither admitted or denied the charges.

JUL
30

Italian judge rejects request to drop case against former Monte Paschi executives

The case revolves around allegations that the three former executives failed to properly book bad loan provisions between 2012

JUL
30

Supreme Court allows Trump administration to begin border wall construction with Defense Department funds: US

The conservative-majority court on a 5-4 vote with the court’s liberals in dissent blocked in full a ruling by a federal judge in California

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