May 29, 2018

Leading obesity experts are considering litigation against the food industry in the light of emerging research suggesting that junk food marketing could hijack a child’s brain.

Neuromarketing is of growing interest to food companies. Fast food, soft drinks and snack com...

May 29, 2018

The court has ruled that Bodo community in Nigeria, which had been involved in a protracted legal battle with Shell over the cleanup of two 2008 oil spills, should retain the option of litigation for another year.

The judge ruled that the community should be allowed to...

May 23, 2018

Lawyers for the Bodo community in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta, which was devastated by two major oil spills a decade ago, went to court in London on Tuesday to fend off what they said was an attempt by Shell to kill off their litigation.

The Bodo oil spills have...

May 21, 2018

Sir John Kingman, the head of an independent review into the audit, accountant and actuary regulator the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), has today (Friday 18 May) announced details of the independent advisory group that will support the review.

The review aims to mak...

May 17, 2018

Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday that it believed a previously estimated $150 million would be sufficient to cover expenses from an ongoing litigation related to the company’s sales practises.

The news comes a day after the U.S. Department of Justice joined a whis...

May 14, 2018

Manolete Partners, which focuses on taking over claims from liquidators of insolvent companies, is the latest litigation funder to weigh up a float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

Chief executive Steven Cooklin confirmed to the Gazette this morning that the London-b...

May 1, 2018

A unit of Panasonic Corp agreed to pay about $280 million on Monday in a deal with the U.S. government to resolve criminal and civil charges that the company falsified its financial records to conceal payments to sales agents in China and other parts of Asia.

The crimi...

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