Archive for the 'Europe' Category

Average number of settlement on securities class action lawsuits had a sharp drop

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

According to a report released today by Cornerstone Research , the number of average settlements of securities class action dropped by more than 50% in 2008. Researchers observed a sharp drop, a median amount of cases settled in 2008 was $8 million, compared with $9 million in 2007.

EU supports International Criminal Court on Bashir warrant

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

PRAGUE - The Czech presidency of the European Union (EU) said Wednesday it supports the International Criminal Court in the Hague after it issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Roberto Cavalli may face legal action

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

LONDON - Italian designer Roberto Cavalli might face legal action as his licensing company Ittierre SpA has filed a lawsuit against him.

Prince sued by lawyer

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

LONDON - A lawsuit has been filed against pop singer Prince by a lawyer in Los Angeles.

Prince was supposed to play in Dublin’s Croke Park on June 16 last year. But according to MCD productions he failed on the deal, reports mirror.co.uk.

Investors file class-action lawsuit against Stanford Financial Group

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

The Stanford class action lawsuit was filed late Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas by four investors who allege that they lost $1.75 million in Stanford CDs.

ICC denies issuing arrest warrant against Sudanese president

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court has denied that it has issued a warrant for the arrest of Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the Dutch news wire ANP reported Thursday.

Writer sues ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

LONDON - Italian writer Adriana Pichini has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the Oscar nominated movie ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’.

‘Valkyrie’ bosses face lawsuit over Hitler’s globe

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

LONDON - Producers of Tom Cruise’s new movie ‘Valkyrie’ are reportedly facing possible legal action over the use of a Nazi prop in the film.

Lawsuit dropped against director Berg

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

LONDON - A lawsuit filed against ‘Hancock’ director Peter Berg, alleging he played a part in the death of a golf cart driver, has been dropped.

British sex-on-the-beach couple back home from Dubai

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

LONDON - A British man and a woman who were arrested by Dubai police after having been found to have sex on a beach have returned home, their lawyers said.


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