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Facebook has launched a lawsuit against DLA Piper and a raft of US law firms alleging they represented a fraudulent claimant pursuing Facebook for 50 per cent ownership of the social network.
Ex-Times lawyer Brett cleared of knowingly misleading the court but found to have acted 'recklessly'
The High Court has cleared Times lawyer Alastair Brett of “knowingly” misleading the court but found he had acted “recklessly” in revealing the identity of the ‘NightJack’ blogger when head of legal for the Times.
Football fans will not be pursued with legal action for sharing unofficial footage on the popular Twitter-owned video platform, Vine.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has announced that it will not take any action against former Times legal chief Alastair Brett, who had been facing allegations of perjury and perverting the course of justice related to phone-hacking at News International.
Amsterdam-headquartered telecoms giant VimpelCom has appointed Scott Dresser, formerly at Virgin Media, as its new group general counsel.
Cheltenham-headquartered media boutique Wiggin has posted a 22.3 per cent increase in revenue for the 2013/14 financial year, from £13m to £15.9m.
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Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.
With the World Cup in Brazil looming but match fixing on the rise, it is to be hoped that 2014 be remembered for sporting reasons rather than for scandals
Proposed newspaper charter is open to political manipulation and may not gain wide acceptance