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France's privacy authority broke new ground Monday by hitting Google with a nearly $57 million fine for allegedly failing to clearly explain how consumers' personal information is being used, sending a stern warning that businesses will need to either get better at communicating with users or risk being the next target of emboldened European Union regulators.
A Delaware federal court did not err in how it construed a claim term in a patent for GPS-guided maps asserted against Verizon affiliates, the Federal Circuit determined on Tuesday.
An attorney for the majority unitholders of Quantlab Group LP urged a Delaware vice chancellor Tuesday to reject minority investor claims to continuing and allegedly outsized rights under a disputed voting trust agreement, with control of a billion-dollar-plus business in the balance.
UBS AG fired its own breach of contract claim at Bloomberg Finance LP on Friday in a suit that accuses UBS of redistributing proprietary data without authorization, telling a New York federal court that its use of the data was above board and that by “acting arbitrarily and/or irrationally in 2018,” Bloomberg was out of line.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will put a spotlight on online securities distribution platforms and compliance with new rules and disclosure obligations as it looks for the first time toward risk monitoring, the brokerage watchdog said Tuesday in its annual examination letter.