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Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Battea Class Action Services, LLC Alerts Petrobras Investors – The Time to Act Is Now

09-Apr-2018 4:11 PM
  STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--USD $3 Billion US settlement: In January 2018, Petrobras announced that in connection with the losses investors suffered from the Lava Jato bribery scandal, it had agreed to a USD $3 Bil

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Castro & Co. Files $247 Million Federal Defamation Lawsuit Against Moodys Gartner

28-Mar-2018 12:08 PM
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A year-long investigation has revealed that an attorney living in Spokane, Washington, is allegedly responsible for orchestrating and executing an unprovoked two-year campaign of harassment, slander, and defamation ag

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Therium Completes First Close of New £300 Million Fund from Global Institutional Investors

14-Feb-2018 7:08 PM
  JERSEY, Channel Islands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Therium Group Holdings Limited, a leading global provider of litigation finance, today announced that it has completed the first close of its new £300 million fund dedicated to litigation finance. T

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

U.S. Appeals Court Rules Favorably for Rimini Street

09-Jan-2018 11:47 AM
Decision should result in refund of up to nearly $50 million to Rimini Street   LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party s

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

PETROBRAS INVESTOR ALERT: $3B Settlement Covers Only US Securities. Majority of International Investors and Losses Not Covered

08-Jan-2018 4:52 PM
European litigation, backed by institutional investors from around the world, seek equal restitution for majority of losses   AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stichting Petrobras Compensation Foundation (SPCF or Foundation). On January 3,

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Stichting ELCO Foundation Announces Lawsuit Filed in Dutch Court for Manipulation of Benchmark Interest Rates by a Number of International Banks:

20-Dec-2017 8:50 AM
International Investors that executed more than $300 Trillion in Notional Value in transactions during the damage period have entered into participation agreements supporting the initiative of the Foundation. In this Initial Filing, UBS, Raboban

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Kobre & Kim and Baker & Partners Announce Partnership with Bentham IMF to Investigate Alleged Overcharging by Patent Renewal Services Company CPA Global

29-Sep-2017 6:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Kobre & Kim, along with leading Jersey law firm Baker & Partners, announced today that they have entered into a funding arrangement with Bentham IMF to investigate and possi

Australian Human Rights Commission - AHRC

Human rights bodies tell politicians: Uluru Statement cannot be ignored

05-Jun-2017 5:41 PM
Australia’s federal, state and territory human rights bodies have urged political leaders to work across party lines to deliver Constitutional reform for Australia’s First Peoples.

Australian Human Rights Commission - AHRC

Funding for community legal centres protects human rights

25-Apr-2017 11:23 AM
The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed federal government funding for community legal centres.

University of Auckland

Finalists announced for 10th Anniversary Graduation Gala concert

03-Apr-2017 7:59 AM
The University of Auckland is delighted to announce the three finalists in the 2017 Graduation Gala Concerto Competition. They are Sara Lee (piano), Julie Park (viola), and Joella Pinto (violin), all performance students from the School of Music.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Strength of Sisvel Wireless Patents Confirmed – Haier Ordered to Pay Damages, Injunction Claim to Be Further Pursued

01-Apr-2017 6:06 PM
  LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Düsseldorf Appellate Court confirms 1st instance decisions on infringement and validity of Sisvel Wireless Portfolio Patents and orders Haier to pay damages and render specific sales information. The Court of

University of Auckland

Landmark gift for Chair in Health Law announced

10-Mar-2017 11:09 AM
The Auckland Law School at the University of Auckland is excited to announce the establishment of the ‘Marylyn and John Mayo Chair in Health Law and Policy’ thanks to the generous support of one of the faculty’s longest standing donors, Dr John Mayo.

University of Auckland

Legal academic shortlisted for international research award

09-Mar-2017 10:16 AM
A research paper by Professor Craig Elliffe from the Auckland Law School has been shortlisted for the Frans Vanistendael 2017 Award for International Tax Law.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

International Coalition files Lawsuit in District Court of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, for Damages Caused by Alleged Corruption and Fraud Perpetrated by Petroleo Brasiliero, certain affiliates and its Executives.

24-Jan-2017 4:30 PM
  ROTTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An International coalition announced today that a lawsuit was filed in Dutch Court yesterday on behalf of institutional investors who suffered billions of dollars in losses in their investments in Pe

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Bangkok Bank Sued by FOX for Failure to Pay Bank Guarantees

14-Dec-2016 3:06 PM
FOX is Claiming Amounts Totaling Over US$71 million From Thailand’s Largest Bank HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX Networks Group Asia (“FOX”) has announced that it has filed legal actions in Hong Kong and Bangkok against the Bangkok Bank Public

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Duane Morris Opens Taiwan Office

01-Nov-2016 8:50 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Duane Morris LLP announced today that it has opened an office in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China)—Duane Morris & Selvam Taiwan, a foreign legal affairs law firm—after securing approval from the Ministry of J

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Gunderson Dettmer Opens Singapore Office

13-Oct-2016 11:08 AM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gunderson Dettmer Stough Franklin Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP announced today that it has opened an office in Singapore, the firm’s ninth office dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Czech Constitutional Court Confirms Bullying and Harassment Case Against Dr. Shahram Zadeh

03-Oct-2016 6:48 PM
Czech Constitutional Court confirms bullying and harassment of Dr. Shahram Zadeh by prosecution. (Photo: Business Wire)   PRAGUE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Czech Constitutional Court presiding judge Vojtech Šimicek on September 13, 2016, has

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

NewQuest Capital Partners Acquires Integreon, Inc.

02-Sep-2016 11:23 AM
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hong-Kong based private equity firm NewQuest Capital Partners (“NewQuest”) has acquired Integreon, Inc. (“Integreon” or “the “Company”), a global market leader in legal, document, business and research outsourcing, from

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Case Against Dole Food Company Alleging Paramilitary Payments in Colombia Dismissed With Prejudice

09-Mar-2016 10:12 AM
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dole Food Company, Inc. today announced that the Los Angeles Superior Court dismissed with prejudice the case Perez v. Dole Food Company, Inc. The lawsuit, which was filed in 2009, had been bro