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The last week has seen former Rabobank trader Anthony Conti sue his old employer, ArcelorMittal take Essar’s investment manager to court months after acquiring its steel business, and the managing director of AlixPartners sue a prominent Irish businessman and a British property tycoon. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.
A U.K. appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a London man who leaked a confidential report investigating sexual harassment at his company, ruling that while the country's data protection laws require defendants to submit evidence suggesting they believe the disclosure was somehow warranted, they don't have to prove it.
Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems on Friday hit eight companies — including Apple, Amazon and Netflix — with complaints claiming they have breached the EU's General Data Protection Regulation by failing to give users adequate access to data.
A shipping and commodities trading conglomerate was spared by a U.K. judge on Friday from any penalties for taking too long to respond to IDBI Bank Ltd.’s suit over an outstanding loan that has been at the center of a criminal investigation in India.
Legal proceedings brought by a health care property developer against Royal Bank of Scotland PLC over allegedly missold swaps have been stayed to allow the parties to continue talks outside of court.