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While artificial intelligence promises to revolutionize the way we live and work, there has been relatively little government regulation targeting it specifically. But legislation referring to AI is currently pending in at least 13 states, and more may be on the way, says Korey Clark of State Net Capitol Journal.
The officers of an imported high-end vehicles dealership that does business in China asked a Nevada federal judge Friday to toss a shareholder's claims they're mismanaging their business at the investor's expense, arguing that the entire complaint is based on vague allegations that fall below legal standards.
A New Jersey federal judge has refused to toss an auto mechanic’s lawsuit alleging a Cottman Transmission franchisee didn’t pay him for overtime and subjected him to racial discrimination, ruling that the mechanic met the specific pleading standards required under federal employment law.
A California federal judge on Friday slashed a proposed consumer class action alleging Volkswagen sold certain Audi vehicles with defective direct-shift gearbox transmissions that caused the cars to shake and jerk when drivers accelerated, saying there aren’t enough facts supporting the various claims.
The last week has seen the European arm of a Japanese investment bank sue a Saudi billionaire, the former prime minister of Qatar face action involving a pricey mansion and a Swiss bank file claims against executives of a defunct business group being investigated by the U.K.'s fraud watchdog. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.