Policy & Public Interest

U.S. Court-appointed Receiver for Sino Clean Energy Inc. (Nasdaq "SCEI") Files Criminal Charges in Hong Kong against Chairman of Nasdaq-listed China energy company accusing him of fraud on U.S. and Chinese investors

XI'AN, China, NEW YORK, LAS VEGAS, and HONG KONG, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Seiden, Esq., the Court-appointed receiver (the "Receiver"), over Sino Clean Energy, Inc. ("SCEI") filed criminal charges with theHong Kong Police Commercial Crimes Bureau onMay 22, 2015 detailing that SCEI's C...

2015-06-24 08:30 2477

PetroSaudi International Statement on Ex Manager's Arrest for Blackmail

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saudi based oil and gas company PetroSaudi International has said it welcomed the arrest of a former employee and is fully co-operating with the authorities inThailand. Xavier Justo was arrested at his home in Thailand by the Crime Suppressi...

2015-06-24 02:58 2761

Heraeus Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Giga Solar Materials Corp.

TAIPEI, June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Heraeus filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Giga Solar Materials Corporation in the Intellectual Property Court inTaipei, Taiwan, for infringing a patent held by Heraeus related to front-side metallization paste materials used in solar cell tech...

2015-06-10 10:30 2303

Elliott Commences Legal Proceedings for an Injunction Against Samsung C&T and its Directors

HONG KONG and SEOUL, South Korea, June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elliott, the hedge fund withUS$26bn under management, today made the following statement: Elliott continues to believe that the proposed takeover is clearly neither fair to nor in the best interests of Samsung C&T's shareholders, and ...

2015-06-09 17:00 2708

A Statement from Quest on Behalf of the Campaign Team for the FIFA Presidency of HRH Prince Ali of Jordan

LONDON, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to announcing his candidacy in January,Prince Ali engaged Quest, under the leadership of Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, to ensure the highest levels of integrity and ethical standards throughout his campaign for the presidency of FIFA. This included e...

2015-05-25 14:42 2931

Walkers Announces Major Expansion in Response to Client Demand

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to consistent client demand, leading international law firmWalkers announced it will be re-entering the corporate and fiduciary services business with the launch of Walkers Pr...

2015-05-21 22:00 2347

Breakthrough in Protecting International Whistleblowers who Report Bribery and Corruption

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TIME SENSITIVE: LIVE INTERNATIONAL WHISTLEBLOWER SEMINAR MAY 26 Public Service Announcement The Luna-Centre for Responsible Democracy is co-sponsoring an important international seminar on how whistleblowers from around the world can use U.S. laws to ex...

2015-05-20 21:00 1635

Patent Challenges In Five Countries Dispute Validity Of Gilead's Claims To Hep C Drug Patents That Block Treatment For Up To 59 Million People

NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical corporation Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) is seeking illegitimate patents for hepatitis C medicine sofosbuvir, blocking millions of people around the world from getting the treatment they need to get well, say attorneys and scientists from the ...

2015-05-20 21:00 2065

Takeda Agrees to Settle ACTOS Product Liability Lawsuits and Claims; Takeda Stresses Continued Commitment to ACTOS

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Takeda PharmaceuticalsU.S.A., Inc., today announced that they have reached an agreement expected to resolve the vast majority of ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl) product liability lawsui...

2015-04-29 06:03 1996

Hengxing Gold Holding Company Limited Announces 2015 Q1 Operational Updates for Gold Mountain Mine and the Arbitration with Trio China Ltd

XIAMEN, China, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hengxing Gold Holding Company Limited ("Hengxing Gold" or the "Company") (HKEx: 2303) would like to announce its 2015 first quarter operational updates for its wholly owned Gold Mountain Mine and its arbitration with Trio China Ltd. Gold Mountain Mi...

2015-04-21 17:59 3282

PwC Announces the Establishment of its Food Supply and Integrity Services Business This World Health Day

BEIJING, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC China is marking World Health Day today by announcing the establishment of its Food Supply and Integrity Services business to help food companies, investors and governments tackle food security, safety and quality concerns.PwC China's Food Supply and Int...

2015-04-07 14:39 2982

Hengxing Gold Holding Company Limited Initiates Arbitration Against Trio China Ltd

XIAMEN, China, April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hengxing Gold Holding Company Limited ("Hengxing Gold" or the "Company") (HKEx: 2303) announced onApril 1, 2015 that the Xiamen Arbitration Commission (the "XMAC") has accepted the arbitration application of Xinjiang Gold Mountain Mining Co., Ltd (a wh...

2015-04-03 21:01 3994

MOE changes syllabus to help children gain 21st century skills

SINGAPORE, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singaporean education system is in the process of a major overhaul, in an effort to prepare students better for the 21st century workforce. Known for its reliance on rote-learning  and written e...

2015-04-02 12:00 3417

Google Defeated in English Court of Appeal - Landmark Decision Opens Door for Litigation by Millions of British Apple Users

LONDON, March 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has dismissed an attempt by Google to prevent British computer users from being able to sue it inEngland.   The landmark hearing followed an earlier defeat for Google in the English High Court in which it was unsucc...

2015-03-28 00:53 4780

Philippine real estate market: Outlook remains rosy, but challenges loom on the horizon

MANILA, Phillippines, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With the latest economic growth rate at 6.1%, second only toChina, a growing service sector, and rising foreign investments,the Philippines remains one of the world's bright spots. ( Figure 1

2015-03-23 11:58 3906

Law Firm Gurol Law Firm Announces Lawsuit Against Land Rover Set for 17 September in Turkey

HAMBURG, Germany and ISTANBUL, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Law firm Gurol Law Firm, acting on behalf of their client Engin Yakut, a Turkish lawyer and businessman, have announced today that a trial against Land Rover has been set for17 September 2015 in Istanbul. The Turkish courts have sent...

2015-03-13 09:00 3820

PetroSaudi International States Position on Former Investment Partnership with Malaysia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saudi-based oil exploration and services company PetroSaudi has today dismissed as inaccurate online criticisms of its former joint venture with the Malaysian strategic development company, 1MDB.   A spokesperson for PetroSaudi said: "Any ...

2015-03-13 05:40 2914

Settlements Affect Purchasers of Airline Tickets between the U.S. and Asia, Australia, New Zealand, or the Pacific Islands

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the law firms of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP and Hausfeld, LLP. Settlements have been reached with eight airlines in a class action lawsuit involving the price of airline tickets. The Settling Defendants are: A...

2015-03-09 09:10 3562

Hedgeweek Names Mourant Ozannes Best Offshore Law Firm at Global Awards for Second Year

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes has retained its title as the Best Offshore Law Firm for the second year at the Hedgeweek Global Awards, an annual event which recognises excellence among hedge fund managers and servi...

2015-03-05 23:00 2244

GCG Provides Notice Regarding the Proposed RMBS Settlement

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by GCG regarding the proposed RMBS Settlement. Dated: January 30, 2015 NOTICE REGARDING COMMENCEMENT OF A JUDICIAL INSTRUCTION PROCEEDING IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT DATED ...

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