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A California federal judge Thursday granted class certification to purchasers of Korean ramen noodles alleging a price-fixing conspiracy among noodle manufacturers and their U.S. affiliates, saying the buyers’ experts had adequately shown classwide antitrust impact from the alleged collusion, but declined to impose sanctions regarding evidence preservation.
Mesa Power Group LLC, which is fighting to revive its CA$775 million ($600 million) claim against Canada over the Ontario government's allegedly unfair renewable energy regulatory process, urged a D.C. federal court on Thursday to view its case as similar to one recently won by Windstream Energy LLC.
A Manhattan federal judge on Friday hit a Chinese-born ex-FBI technician with two years in prison and a $10,000 fine for providing the Chinese government details about the FBI's internal workings, characterizing the crime as "treachery" against his former employer.
As has been become something of a tradition at high-level economic summits, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on Friday implored the globe’s most powerful nations to refrain from imposing new trade barriers that could lead to another financial crisis.
Controversial nutritional supplement maker and multilevel marketer Herbalife Ltd. on Friday disclosed that it is under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its anti-corruption efforts in China.