MAR
23

US Department of Justice seeks new powers during COVID-19 outbreak

The propsal presents civil rights concerns as it affects pre-arrest through post-trial procedures.

MAR
23

Ford decides to halt production in India, South Africa on coronavirus impact

In India, it began on March 21 and will be followed by other markets, the company said

MAR
20

Lawyers warn of UK regulatory hold-ups

Authorisations for businesses and individuals and enforcement actions likely to be held up

MAR
20

Facebook bans ads for hand sanitizer, surface disinfecting wipes and COVID-19 test kits: US

This move came nearly two weeks after Facebook announced it was also temporarily banning ads and commerce listings for medical face masks.

MAR
20

Afghan war crimes probe must go ahead, says ICC judges

The appeals judges agreed with the prosecution.

MAR
20

Former Uber engineer pleads guilty to stealing Google secrets: US

Thirty-two other charges will be dropped as part of a plea deal reached with federal prosecutors.

MAR
19

U.S. Senate passes one coronavirus aid package while working on another

President Donald Trump signed the bill into law, and Congress and the White House are discussing additional stimulus measures that could cost more than $1 trillion

MAR
19

Japan´s Sharp sues Tesla for patent infringement over network gear

The lawsuit, filed in Tokyo, alleges that mobile communications equipment installed in some Tesla models violate patents

MAR
19

New Zealand decriminalizes abortion in historic reform

The legislation modernizes abortion laws in place since 1977

MAR
18

Exxon Loses Jurisdiction Fight in Massachusetts Climate Suit: US

The judge rejected Exxon’s argument that the case should stay in U.S. district court because the claims touch on important federal issues

MAR
18

Italy announces plan to take over struggling Alitalia airline

Italian media reported that it could cost taxpayers up to 600 million euros ($670 million) to re-nationalise the airline.

MAR
18

Tokyo High Court slashes damages to Fukushima nuclear disaster evacuees

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. must pay was reduced to about ¥360 million from the ¥1.1 billion sought by the Tokyo District Court in 2018.

MAR
18

U.S. regulator proposes path for non-banks to gain deposit license

The proposal from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation would lay out in detail the regulator’s vision

MAR
17

France ready to nationalise virus-stricken companies

Bruno Le Maire lays out €45bn rescue package amid forecasts economy will shrink

MAR
17

U.S. trade body opens patent probe after complaint by Ireland´s Neodron

The trade body said the decision to open an investigation did not constitute any decision on the merits of the case.

MAR
17

Saudi Arabia detains 298 government employees on corruption charges

This has raised concerns that the arrests represent an another attempt by MBS to consolidate power

MAR
17

Dutch appeals court: no need for KPN, Ziggo to open networks to rivals

he country’s consumer watchdog ACM, had argued that the two together had too much power over the retail internet market

MAR
17

US airlines call for $50bn in emergency support to survive crisis

Carriers could run out of money by end of the year because of coronavirus outbreak

MAR
16

Supreme Court Suspends Hearings For First Time In A Century Due To Coronavirus

The move is not without precedent: the court postponed arguments in October 1918 during the Spanish Flu outbreak

MAR
16

Apple fined a record $1.2 billion by French antitrust authorities

A spokesperson for Apple told CNBC it "strongly disagreed" with the decision and plans to appeal.

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