JAN
23

US and France agree deal on digital tax

Le Maire and Mnuchin reach truce in talks to transform how multinationals are taxed

JAN
23

Putin´s political shake-up backed by Russian parliament in initial vote

The reforms, which Putin unveiled last week, were backed by all 432 lawmakers who took part in the vote in the State Duma

JAN
23

China court sentences former Interpol president Meng Hongwei to prison for bribery

Meng held positions such as deputy minister of the Ministry of Public Security.

JAN
22

UK to introduce sweeping regulations to protect children’s data

ICO proposals could wall off parts of the internet to under-18s and favour Big Tech

JAN
22

Bangladesh court orders 231 unauthorized factories closed to save polluted river running through Dhaka

Murshid represents Human Rights and Peace for Bangladesh, a domestic advocacy group.

JAN
22

Senate adopts ground rules for impeachment trial, delaying a decision on witnesses until after much of the proceedings: US

In the end, the final parameters of the third impeachment trial of a U.S. president was approved on strictly partisan lines.

JAN
22

Coal states ask Supreme Court to overturn Washington coal terminal ban: US

Washington has said it has the right to protect its waterways from potential pollution.

JAN
22

Germany launches raids over suspected Mitsubishi diesel emissions fraud

Mitsubishi Motors is in a three-way alliance with Renault and Nissan.

JAN
21

White House calls for Trump acquittal in ‘rigged’ impeachment as Senate prepares for swift trial: US

The president’s lawyers argued in a brief filed Monday that the articles against Trump are “deficient on their face,” while Mitch McConnell released proposed ground rules for the trial.

JAN
21

Macron and Trump declare a truce in digital tax dispute: France

France and the U.S. have agreed to hold off on a potential tariffs war until the end of the year.

JAN
21

Lawyers for Huawei’s Meng seek to have extradition case dropped: Canadá

Legal team argues that US case is about Trump’s foreign policy rather than bank fraud

JAN
20

Boris Johnson suffers first parliamentary defeat since election: UK

Peers back amendment to give EU nationals physical proof of right to stay in UK after Brexit

JAN
20

Judge slashes $8 billion Risperdal award against Johnson & Johnson to $6.8 million: US

No reason was given for the reduction, which was disclosed in court records.

JAN
20

Europe rights court rules Bosnian War murder case must be heard in Croatia

Members of the Kušić family allege that the ongoing murder investigation of their relatives, N.K. and P.K., is inadequate.

JAN
20

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight: US

The administration’s rule also applies to religiously affiliated universities that provide health insurance to students

JAN
20

Extradition hearing of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou gets under way: Canadá

Daughter of telecom group chief heads to Vancouver court as Canadians held in China

JAN
20

Google owner calls for ´proportionate approach´ to AI regulation: US

Regulators are grappling with ways to govern AI.

JAN
17

Trump leans on High-Wattage lawyers for impeachment

The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump is set to begin in earnest on Tuesday and the president has selected these nine people to defend him.

JAN
17

Germany strikes €44bn deal to phase out coal use in energy supply

Compensation agreed for communities and companies including RWE

JAN
17

Facebook sued in U.S. federal court for alleged anticompetitive conduct

The plaintiffs sought class-action status and unspecified damages, according to a filing at the U.S. District Court

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