- Technology/telecommunications >>
Yahoo!, now called Altaba, did not disclose for two years a 2014 data breach affecting over 500 million user accounts
Barclays Bank has joined forces with law firms and academia to launch a new lawtech hub in London.
- Shipping/aviation >>
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) compromise aims to cut GHG emissions by half.
- Regulatory >>
Commission is setting new EU-wide rules to protect whistleblowers and clarifies mechanisms and obligations.
Wells Fargo has defended a lawsuit against a former employee claiming wrongful termination and client over-charging.
- Media >>
Relatives claim pharmacy chain Walgreens and an Illinois hospital failed to properly diagnosed and treat overdose days earlier.
- Luxury >>
Gucci and Guess have agreed to end a global legal battle in an agreement over Gucci's iconic "G".
Levi Strauss accuses fashion designer Kenzo of red tab trademark infringement
- Litigation/dispute resolution >>
All cases at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts will be dealt with electronically from 1 July, as the government plans to go paperless by 2021.
Three democracy activists are freed, but court upholds stricter sentencing guidelines for future public order and unlawful protest offences.
- Intellectual property/trademark >>
AmCham survey reveals a lack of IP protection is preventing US firms using China for research and development operations.
- Energy >>
Exxon is appealing against dismissal of case in which the oil giant claims federal investigation is retaliation on oil giant's climate change views.
- Employment >>
A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.
US graduates seeking entry-level legal jobs found less opportunity last year.
- Corporate/commercial >>
GCs are more confident about their future influence and seek opportunities to grow beyond current role.
Human rights abuses are a matter for Congress, according to a US Supreme Court case on financing militant attacks.
- Banking/finance >>
The Delhi High Court has issued a notice alleging a decision to end dealings with crypto businesses violates the constitution.
The US SEC has proposed a new rule requiring investment advisers and broker-dealers to explain fees and put customer first.