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  • Trump can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico

    Trump can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico

    Corporate Governance 05/08/2019

    A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Trump administration can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for immigration court hearings while the policy is challenged in court, handing the president a major victory, even if it only proves temporary...

  • Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

    Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

    Corporate Governance 04/17/2019

    Japan's top court said Thursday it has rejected an appeal by former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's lawyers against his extended detention after his fourth arrest on allegations of financial misconduct.The decision upholds the extension of his detenti...

  • TigerSwan appeals attorney fees ruling to state's high court

    TigerSwan appeals attorney fees ruling to state's high court

    Corporate Governance 03/02/2019

    A North Carolina security company that won a court case in the wake of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline is continuing to pursue reimbursement of its attorney fees.North Dakota's Private Investigative and Security Board sued TigerSwan i...

  • Ex-West Virginia Supreme Court justice set for sentencing

    Ex-West Virginia Supreme Court justice set for sentencing

    Corporate Governance 02/14/2019

    A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who had a $32,000 blue suede couch in his office and was at the center of an impeachment scandal is due in federal court for sentencing for using his job for his own benefit.Allen Loughry is scheduled to b...

  •  Dutch court upholds Amsterdam’s ban on new tourist stores

    Dutch court upholds Amsterdam’s ban on new tourist stores

    Corporate Governance 12/19/2018

    The Netherlands’ highest administrative court has upheld an Amsterdam municipality ban on new stores in the city’s historic heart that sell goods specifically to tourists.The Council of State ruling Wednesday is a victory for the Dutch ca...

  • Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

    Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

    Corporate Governance 12/09/2018

    A Canadian prosecutor urged a Vancouver court to deny bail to a Chinese executive at the heart of a case that is shaking up U.S.-China relations and worrying global financial markets.Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of telecommunications gia...

  • Trump lawyer confident he'll win in charity suit

    Trump lawyer confident he'll win in charity suit

    Corporate Governance 11/23/2018

    Donald Trump's lawyer says he's confident the president's side will prevail in a lawsuit alleging that he used his charitable foundation to further his business and political interests.Trump's lawyer Alan Futerfas said a judge's decision to reject hi...

  • Court rules in favor of fired transgender funeral director

    Court rules in favor of fired transgender funeral director

    Corporate Governance 03/07/2018

    A woman was illegally fired by a Detroit-area funeral home after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female and dressed as a woman, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said R.G. & G.R. Harr...

  • Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Samsung heir freed after appeal wins suspended jail term

    Corporate Governance 02/05/2018

    Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was freed Monday after a South Korean appeals court gave him a 2 ½-year suspended jail sentence for corruption in connection with a scandal that toppled the country's president.The Seoul High Court softened the origin...

  • Oregon Supreme Court denies request for information release

    Oregon Supreme Court denies request for information release

    Corporate Governance 10/16/2017

    The Oregon Supreme Court has denied a request by The Oregonian Publishing Co. for Oregon Health and Science University to release the names of patients who intend to sue.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the court ruled on Thursday that the informatio...

  • Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

    Supreme Court to consider American Express fee dispute

    Corporate Governance 10/13/2017

    The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees.The justices said Monday they would review a ruling ...

  • Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

    Corporate Governance 09/08/2017

    Foxconn Technology Group could appeal lawsuits directly to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court, skipping the state appeals court, under changes to a $3 billion incentive package the Legislature's budget-writing committee approved Tues...

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