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  • DR DAVID DAO'S SETTLEMENT WITH UNITED INCLUDES RELEASE OF REPUBLIC AIRWAYS AND CITY OF CHICAGO FROM ANY RESPONSIBILITY- LAW FIRM.

  • A three-judge panel of a New Jersey state appeals court on Thursday revived conspiracy, disparagement and other claims that had been dismissed in 2011 and 2012 against several defendants in the Toronto- based insurer's $8 billion lawsuit. Fairfax was also allowed to pursue some claims against hedge fund Exis Capital Management Inc and Morgan Keegan, a...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- According to the White House, U.S. This San Francisco judge's erroneous ruling is a gift to the criminal gang and cartel element in our country, empowering the worst kind of human trafficking and sex trafficking, and putting thousands of innocent lives at risk, the White House said in a statement decrying Judge Orricks decision, which came in a...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, April 26- U.S. hedge fund managers began warming to President Donald Trump soon after his surprise election ignited a powerful stock market rally. "For hedge funds, this is an unmitigated benefit as their tax liabilities could drop significantly," said Robert Willens, an independent tax consultant. A manager whose hedge fund earns $50 million a...

  • April 26- Fox News faces renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, a week after network parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc severed ties with its biggest star over unrelated sexual harassment complaints. The lawsuit was originally filed last month by two Fox News payroll employees. A Fox News spokesperson in a statement said the network...

  • April 26- Fox News is facing renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, a week after network parent Twenty-First Century Fox Inc severed ties with its biggest star over unrelated sexual harassment complaints. The lawsuit was originally filed last month by two Fox News payroll employees. A Fox News spokesperson in a statement said the...

  • TOKYO, April 26- Toshiba Corp has decided to replace its auditor after less than a year as the troubled electronics conglomerate struggles to win its approval on full-year financial statement, the Nikkei business daily reported. Earlier this month, the company filed twice-delayed business results without an endorsement from auditor...

  • *Shares hit 14- month low of $3.02 in morning trading. Shares of the company, known for its form-fitting dresses and other apparel, hit a 14- month low of $3.02 in morning trading but were later up about 7 percent. Bebe could consider filing for bankruptcy to settle favorably with landlords of their stores, Joel Levitin, a partner in law firm Cahill Gordon& Reindel's...

  • LONDON, April 21- Britain's financial watchdog is investigating five insurance brokers over information-sharing on aviation insurance, the companies said, in one of the first cases of its kind by the watchdog. Aon, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, Marsh, UIB and Willis Towers Watson issued statements saying they were cooperating with the Financial Conduct...

  • LONDON, April 21- Britain's financial watchdog is investigating four large insurance brokers over information-sharing on aviation insurance, the companies said, in one of the first cases of its kind by the watchdog. Aon, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, Marsh and Willis Towers Watson issued statements saying they were cooperating with the Financial Conduct...

  • April 21- Insurance brokers Aon, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Willis Towers Watson are being investigated by Britain's financial watchdog as part of a wider probe into aviation insurance broking, the companies said. The Insurance Insider reported late on Thursday that the Financial Conduct Authority was investigating five aviation insurance brokers in...

  • April 21- Insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson said on Friday it is under investigation by Britain's financial watchdog as part of a wider probe in to the aviation insurance sector. The Insurance Insider reported late on Thursday that the Financial Conduct Authority was investigating five aviation insurance brokers in London over the misuse of...

  • April 21- Uber Technologies Inc said it has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims in its own organization, and a report is expected by the end of May. Attorney General Eric Holder and Tammy Albarran, who are partners at the law firm Covington& Burling, to conduct a review of the claims as well as general questions about diversity and...

  • LONDON, April 20- Lawyers working for Linklaters in Germany will be able to work fewer hours for lower pay from next month, breaking the profession's mould of punishing workloads. "YourLink", a career path which offers pre-agreed, regular hours, will be on offer to Linklaters lawyers below partner level in Germany from May 1. Linklaters, one of Britain's leading law...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- The U.S. Justice Department is expected to name a deputy attorney general under former President George W. Bush to serve as independent monitor of Volkswagen AG under a plea agreement over its diesel emissions scandal, a source briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. Larry Thompson, a lawyer at Finch McCranie LLP who was deputy attorney...

  • LONDON, April 18- Accounting practices at the London Metal Exchange were "extremely lax", a court heard on Tuesday, as a former accountant was sentenced to 32 months in prison for using LME credit cards to pay for luxury holidays and home improvements. Annmarie Norris worked her way up at the LME, the world's biggest market for industrial metals, to head the...

  • LONDON, April 18- A former accountant at the London Metal Exchange was sentenced to 32 months in prison at the Inner London Crown Court on Tuesday for fraud while working at the world's biggest market for industrial metals. Annmarie Norris had pleaded guilty to two fraud charges for using LME credit cards to buy goods and services for herself and her family and...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...

  • CHICAGO, April 13- The United Airlines passenger dragged from a plane in Chicago in an incident that sparked international outrage and turned into a corporate public relations nightmare suffered a concussion and broken nose and will likely sue, his attorney said on Thursday. "For a long time airlines, United in particular, have bullied us," Thomas Demetrio told a...