Corporate legal affairs

Supporters of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye stage a rally to call for her release in front of the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Prosecutors on Tuesday have demanded a 30-year prison term for Park for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and former conservative icon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 27, 2018 - 1:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, arrives to attend a hearing on the extension of her detention at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea. Prosecutors on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 have demanded a 30-year prison term for Park for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country’s first female leader and former conservative icon. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
February 27, 2018 - 1:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year prison term for former South Korean President Park Geun-hye for alleged bribery, abuse of power and other crimes in a landmark corruption case that marked a stunning fall from grace for the country's first female leader and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. A possible bankruptcy filing by The Weinstein Co. could be the latest episode in the unraveling of a Hollywood powerhouse and could have repercussions for any lawsuits filed against the company over of allegations of sexual misconduct by its co-founder, Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 26, 2018 - 8:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A bankruptcy filing by The Weinstein Co. would be the latest episode in the unraveling of a Hollywood powerhouse and have repercussions for any lawsuits filed against the company over of allegations of sexual misconduct by its co-founder, Harvey Weinstein. Here are some questions...
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February 26, 2018 - 8:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The board of directors of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts is facing mounting lawsuits from shareholders who allege they breached their fiduciary duties when they ignored what has been described as a longstanding pattern of sexual abuse and harassment by the company's founder, Steve...
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February 26, 2018 - 2:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The official in charge of New York's $209 billion public pension fund has sued Wynn Resorts in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against former company CEO Steve Wynn. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (dee-NAP'-oh-lee) announced Monday that the lawsuit alleges certain...
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February 26, 2018 - 2:17 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York official in charge of the state's $209 billion public pension fund has filed a lawsuit against Wynn Resorts in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against former company CEO Steve Wynn. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (dee-NAP'-oh-lee) announced Monday that the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, comedian John Oliver performs at the 11th Annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit in New York. A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against HBO host John Oliver brought by coal company Murray Energy. A segment of Oliver’s show “Last Week Tonight” in June poked fun at Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray, who blames regulatory efforts by the Obama administration for damaging the coal industry. Oliver said the 77-year-old looked like a "geriatric Dr. Evil." A Circuit Court judge in Marshall County, W. Va., ruled on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 that Murray’s company failed to state a claim. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
February 24, 2018 - 2:55 pm
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver. A segment of Oliver's Sunday show "Last Week Tonight" in June poked fun at Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray, who blames regulatory efforts by the Obama...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme. The hearing is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in federal court in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Martin Shkreli's court appearance Friday (all times local): 1 p.m. The federal government says "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) is on the hook for more than $7 million for his securities fraud conviction. Shkreli appeared in a New York court on Friday for the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could also pose legal risks for the banks that lent him millions of dollars. For years Paul Manafort has borrowed heavily against multiple properties in New York. The banks’ exposure could be worst of all for a bank dubbed “Lender B” in court papers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 23, 2018 - 12:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. The filing adds allegations of tax evasion and bank fraud and...
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February 22, 2018 - 9:47 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's insurance regulator is to take over management of insurer Anbang, owner of New York's famed Waldorf Astoria hotel. The move follows the indictment of the company's chairman on charges of economic crimes. The China Insurance Regulatory Commission said it would take over...
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