A judge ruled on Monday that Volkswagen had installed emissions-cheating "defeat devices" in its diesel cars, setting the stage for tens of thousands of British consumers to demand compensation for being cheated by the German auto giant.
PrivatBank has said that it has brought a $5.5 billion claim in the Cypriot courts against its former owners for their alleged part in fraudulent loan schemes that funneled over $2 million out of Ukraine’s largest lender to Cyprus.
A former executive at a United Arab Emirates investment fund has accused three prominent white-collar attorneys in London of violating his human rights while he was held prisoner and tortured after becoming targeted during a political purge.
The British arm of a Russian lender has sued Mozambique in London for more than $670 million sunk into maritime projects alleged to have been fronts for a massive bribery and corruption scandal that has toppled politicians and bankers.
Manx Capital Partners has settled with another institutional investor as it seeks to recover legal costs associated with the £200 million ($246 million) RBS paid out to settle litigation over its 2008 rights issue.
A court in London has ordered a nonprofit organization that claims to represent thousands of people made ill by toxic fallout from a refinery to pay more than £35,000 ($43,000) in costs for bringing a “speculative and ill-conceived” suit against mining giant Glencore.
A Massachusetts federal judge applied the wrong legal standard when she allowed an insurance company to pursue arbitration against Lloyd's of London regarding Boy Scouts of America sexual abuse settlements, the U.K. insurer said.
A Texas theater owner is taking a group of underwriters at Lloyd's of London to court after the insurers said they would not pay out on a $1 million policy for shutdowns resulting from COVID-19, claiming the denial flies in the face of a "pandemic event endorsement" in the policy that specifically covers coronavirus-related disease.
An Iranian oil and gas engineering company accused the wife of a businessman who defrauded it of hiding her husband's interest in her multimillion-pound country house in England, as a trial over ownership of the asset kicked off Monday.
A London judge on Monday allowed Alstom to use expert evidence on French criminal law at an upcoming hearing that will see two of the French rail giant's units attempt to prevent a €1.56 million ($1.68 million) arbitration award from being enforced in England.
A London judge on Monday tossed claims that digital payment platform Wirex registered a trademark for "Cryptoback" in bad faith after learning rival Cryptocarbon Global was already using it, saying there wasn't enough evidence to support the counterclaim.
Jones Day said it has hired a K&L Gates LLP attorney experienced in litigation and international arbitration to work in the law firm's Hong Kong office as a partner with its global disputes practice.
Most general counsel aren't yet scared about potential disruptions to their outside counsel services, even as law firms cut staff and pay to reduce the financial impact of COVID-19. But some say their feelings could change if their key lawyers become unavailable.
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis pose a potential danger to efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in U.S. law firms, leading experts to caution firms to tread carefully when making staffing decisions during this uncertain time.
A New Jersey intellectual property attorney is facing criminal charges for allegedly holding an acoustic concert of Pink Floyd's greatest hits that drew about 30 people to his property and the immediate area, according to prosecutors and local police, in defiance of the state's coronavirus-related stay-at-home order.
With self-isolation and social distancing now the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, Law360 is sharing reactions from around the business and legal community. Today's perspective comes from New Orleans-based Judy Perry Martinez, president of the American Bar Association.
Colorado-based law firm Godfrey Johnson PC urged a federal court Friday to immediately block the Small Business Administration from enforcing a rule in the coronavirus relief bill, lambasting the provision as "catastrophic" for tens of thousands of small businesses.
The California Judicial Council approved 11 temporary emergency rules Monday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including extending the statute of limitations in civil matters, allowing courts to require that proceedings be held remotely, and staying evictions and foreclosures.
Law school graduates in New Jersey can start practicing law despite postponement of the July bar exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state Supreme Court announced Monday, citing the increasing need for legal services at a “critical” time.
Crowell & Moring LLP has picked up four of the last remaining attorneys at the now-defunct legal services company Atrium, adding their emerging companies and venture capital capabilities to its growing San Francisco office.
A former U.S. Department of Justice senior official who helped the agency oversee the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election joined Robert Mueller's firm WilmerHale as a partner Monday.
Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken announced Monday it has hired Blockchain.com's former chief legal officer to head its counsel team as the company expands to keep pace with what the crypto veteran described as "skyrocketing" interest.
Amid the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak, the main focus at Grubhub is prioritizing the health and safety of the company's diners, drivers, restaurant partners and employees, GC Maggie Drucker said. Here, she shares what she has learned about the general counsel role and discusses Grubhub's 2013 merger with Seamless.