Corporate legal affairs

December 27, 2017 - 1:06 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge is considering whether an airline company should pay damages to a Connecticut woman injured in a plane crash in Guyana, South America, in 2011. Judge Michael Shea in Hartford presided over a non-jury trial this month in a lawsuit by Waterbury resident...
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December 26, 2017 - 8:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two tech entrepreneurs, including a man who invested in the film studio that made the "Twilight" movies, were convicted of fraud on Tuesday in New York. A federal jury convicted Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, 45, and Omar Amanat, 44, of all charges after a six-week trial. The convictions...
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Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski , right, shakes hands with National Congress President Luis Galarreta in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Kuczynski is facing an impeachment vote following revelations that his private consulting business received money from the Brazilian construction company implicated in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
December 22, 2017 - 8:16 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's troubles are far from over despite having dodged impeachment over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal. Peru's leader still faces a distracting criminal investigation into his...
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Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski , right, shakes hands with National Congress President Luis Galarreta in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Kuczynski is facing an impeachment vote following revelations that his private consulting business received money from the Brazilian construction company implicated in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
December 22, 2017 - 7:20 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's troubles are far from over despite having dodged impeachment over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal. Peru's leader still faces a distracting criminal investigation into his...
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December 22, 2017 - 6:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is being fined $25,000 per day for missing a court-imposed deadline to produce evidence in a government lawsuit that alleges mobile chip supplier Qualcomm has been imposing unfair licensing terms on the makers of smartphones. The fine imposed Thursday by a federal...
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December 22, 2017 - 12:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Efforts by a former Ohio State and NFL football star to expand his antitrust lawsuit over alleged improper use of ex-players' images are futile and the complaint should be tossed out, talent management company IMG said in a court filing. The dozens of colleges and universities...
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Lotte group Chairman Shin Dong-bin arrives at the Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. News reports say a Seoul court has convicted the 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and his son and group chairman on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
December 22, 2017 - 4:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and his son and group chairman were convicted on corruption charges on Friday but will avoid jail. The Seoul Central District Court sentenced founder Shin Kyuk-ho to four years in prison but didn't issue a warrant to arrest him in...
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Lotte group Chairman Shin Dong-bin arrives at the Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. News reports say a Seoul court has convicted the 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and his son and group chairman on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
December 22, 2017 - 4:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court convicted the 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and his son and group chairman on Friday on corruption charges. The Seoul Central District Court also has sentenced founder Shin Kyuk-ho to four years in prison but didn't issue a warrant to arrest...
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Lawmakers celebrate after voting against impeaching Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Kuczynski survived an impeachment effort by opposition lawmakers trying to oust him over ties to Odebrecht. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
December 22, 2017 - 1:17 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski defied ardent calls by opposition lawmakers demanding his impeachment over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal in a late Thursday night vote that his proponents hailed as a...
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Lawmakers celebrate after voting against impeaching Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in Lima, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Kuczynski survived an impeachment effort by opposition lawmakers trying to oust him over ties to Odebrecht. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
December 21, 2017 - 11:57 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survived an impeachment vote in congress late Thursday, thwarting an attempt by opposition lawmakers to oust him over ties to the Brazilian construction giant implicated in the region's biggest corruption scandal. Legislators cast their votes after...
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