Legal Proceedings

You own it: New Zealand party told to pay for Eminem rip-off

Oct 25, 2017

A court ordered New Zealand's main conservative political party to pay Eminem's publisher $415,000 for breaching copyright by using a song too similar to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" in its campaign ads

World Cup bribery case opened against PSG president, Valcke

Oct 12, 2017

Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of Paris Saint-Germain

Former FIFA official Valcke testifies in soccer ban appeal

Oct 11, 2017

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has defended his record at the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Russian employee of Bombardier acquitted in bribery case

Oct 11, 2017

A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has been acquitted of aggravated bribery in one of Sweden's biggest bribing cases to date

Canada pays indigenous people taken from their homes

Oct 6, 2017

The Canadian government has agreed to pay compensation to indigenous Canadians who were taken from their homes and adopted into non-indigenous families

Canadian tells of Somalia abduction as trial begins

Oct 5, 2017

The trial of a Somalia man accused of kidnapping Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout has started

Swedish court lower sentences for 2 men accused of attacks

Sep 22, 2017

A Swedish appeals court has lowered prison sentences for two men accused of carrying out attacks in southern Sweden targeting migrants and a left-wing group

Syrian refugee in Estonia jailed for setting wife on fire

Sep 22, 2017

An Estonian court has found a Syrian refugee guilty of causing severe bodily harm for setting his wife on fire and sentenced him to 10 years in jail

Sweden charges ex-telecom execs in Uzbek corruption scandal

Sep 22, 2017

Sweden's prosecution authority says three former executives with Swedish telecom company Telia have been charged with corruption involving contracts in Uzbekistan

Dutch appeals court upholds ban on former Dutch Uber service

Sep 21, 2017

An appeals court has upheld the Dutch government's ban on one of Uber's former ride-hailing services in the Netherlands

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