Policy & Public Interest

Thailand's Anti-Money Laundering Office Does an "About-face", Accepting Thai SEC and Auditors' Findings of No Wrongdoing by California WOW Xperience

BANGKOK, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand's Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) has done a surprise about-face on its position regarding public remarks made by its Secretary-General alleging improper payments and fund transfers by Mr.Eric Levine, the founder of 'California Fitness' clubs wo...

2016-12-16 19:53 2264

Bangkok Bank Sued by FOX for Failure to Pay Bank Guarantees

HONG KONG, Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FOX Networks Group Asia ("FOX") has today announced that is has filed legal actions inHong Kong and Bangkok against The Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited ("Bangkok Bank") for failing to honor two separate bank guarantees securing payments for distributio...

2016-12-14 16:14 2308

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Successful in German Court Proceedings

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited (NZX:FPH, ASX:FPH), announced today that the District Court inMunich has overturned both preliminary injunctions previously granted to ResMed, Inc against Fisher & Paykel Healthcare's German subsidi...

2016-12-07 09:10 1612

If you Submitted a Trade or Trade Instruction for an FX Instrument to Barclays over BARX Between June 1, 2008 and April 21, 2016, You May Be Affected by a Class Action Settlement

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP and Korein Tillery LLC regarding Axiom Investment Advisors, LLC, by and through its Trustee, Gildor Management LLC v. Barclays Bank PLC and Barclays Capital Inc. UNITED STATES DIS...

2016-12-01 22:00 1952

SharkNinja and NutriBullet Settle False Advertising Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 1, 2016, SharkNinja Operating LLC agreed to settle a false advertising lawsuit filed by NutriBullet, LLC., which had been pending in federal court inLos Angeles, California since May 2014.  In the lawsuit, NutriBullet alleged that the 2014 p...

2016-12-01 06:06 1775

Double Court Success for RIMOWA in China

COLOGNE, Germany, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 28, 2016, the luggage manufacturer RIMOWA won a precedent-setting court case inChina, one of the largest sales markets inAsia. This breakthrough represents a major step in the RIMOWA groove design being recognized inAsia as an example of ...

2016-11-29 19:17 2488

RIMOWA Wins Lawsuit in South Korea

COLOGNE, Germany, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Luggage manufacturer RIMOWA won a lawsuit against the owner of the Holly brand in the South Korean market. This success represents another important step in our efforts to defend RIMOWA's grooved design.

2016-11-09 15:00 3681

Golden Meditech Enters Into Settlement Agreement with PAGAC

HONG KONG, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Meditech Holdings Limited (SEHK stock code: 00801, TWSE stock code: 910801) ("Golden Meditech" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), a leading integrated healthcare enterprise inChina, announces that its wholly-owned subs...

2016-11-03 21:20 3003

GEMA Signs Agreement with YouTube: Milestone for a Fair Remuneration of Music Authors in the Digital Age Achieved

MUNICH, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On 01 November 2016, GEMA and the online platform YouTube signed a licensing agreement which also covers the contractual gap since 2009. 70,000 music authors and publishers represented by GEMA are now going to receive again remuneration for the exploitation of...

2016-11-01 18:42 2534

National Agricultural Holdings Limited Confirms that Operations Remain Normal

HONG KONG, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- National Agricultural Holdings Limited ("National Agricultural" or the "Company" together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 1236.hk) has announced the latest developments in relation to the potential default of the finance lease agreements und...

2016-11-01 12:32 2452

Tiangong International Wins "Anti-Dumping, Anti-Subsidies" Case in European Commission

HONG KONG, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiangong International Company Limited ("Tiangong International" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 826.HK),China's largest high-speed steel (HSS) and a leading HSS cutting tools and die steel manufacturer, is pleased to note the decision by the European Commissi...

2016-10-11 22:48 5033

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Issues Landmark Decision

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In an important case of first impression,the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit yesterday ruled that if a company knowingly evades customs duties by importing goods that are not properly marked with their foreign country of origin, tha...

2016-10-07 01:34 2309

Statement of Daniel A. Pollack, Court-Appointed Special Master, October 5, 2016

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel A. Pollack, appointed by U.S. District JudgeThomas P. Griesa to preside over settlement negotiations between the Republic ofArgentina and its "holdout" Bondholders, issued the following statement today: "I am pleased to announce that the Republic of ...

2016-10-06 05:07 1376

Room Rentals: Vienna to Make Reporting Compulsory for Web Platforms

VIENNA, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fair play in the tourism industry: Vienna has issued an amendment making reporting compulsory for anybody renting out accommodations to visitors - no matter whether commercially or privately. With immediate effect, landlords will be obliged to provide all data...

2016-10-04 09:00 2512

U.S. Federal Court Confirms Jury Verdict Against Metaswitch for Infringing Seven GENBAND Patents

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GENBAND ™, a leading provider of real time communications solutions, today announced that onSeptember 29, 2016, the United States District Court for the Eastern District ofTexas entered orders and a detailed opinion finding that ...

2016-10-04 01:43 1882

Thou Shall Not Bear False Witness: Infamous Pac Man Talks with Podcast Host About Rumors & Lies from the Pacific

MADRID, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The heat is definitely on after the second part of New World Order Politics web broadcast released the second part of the exclusive talk-all interview with the notorious super PAC man Cary Lee Peterso...

2016-09-23 17:54 2525

BOI Introduces New Investment Tools to Enhance Thailand's Investment Climate

BANGKOK, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To enhance national competitiveness and make Thailand a more attractive investment destination inAsia, the government sector is working in concerted efforts to ensure a pleasant investment atmosphere by improving both investment incentives and various infra...

2016-09-22 17:43 2047

IIUSA and American Dream Fund Will Co-host EB-5 Industry Forum

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA), andthe American Dream Fund (ADF) as the host city sponsor, will host the 6th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum inLos Angeles from October 10-11. The forum will draw more than 400 industry experts and government off...

2016-09-22 14:51 2119

Stronger IP Laws in India: Global Innovation Meet Organized by O.P. Jindal Global University

NEW DELHI, Sept. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A conference on 'Innovation for Shared Prosperity' was organized by Jindal Initiative on Research in IP & Competition (JIRICO) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU),India. The two-day global forum focused on patents, standard setting and competition in th...

2016-09-02 10:00 3041

Andrews Kurth Welcomes Attorneys from Kenyon & Kenyon to Create Intellectual Property and Technology Powerhouse

HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews Kurth , an international business law firm with market-leading practices in energy, finance and technology, announced today that it has entered into an agreement that will allow it to bolster its intellectual property ...

2016-08-30 04:00 1932
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