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Amazon and J.L. Childress filed lawsuit against counterfeiters

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The FINANCIAL — Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and J.L. Childress unsealed a jointly filed lawsuit against 11 named individuals (collectively, the “defendants”) for counterfeiting J.L. Childress’ products, including travel bags for car seats and strollers. The defendants, by offering the infringing products for sale in Amazon’s store, violated Amazon’s policies, J.L. Childress’ intellectual property rights, and the law. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington on August 10 and alleges the defendants conspired and operated in concert with each other to sell counterfeit J.L. Childress products. Amazon strictly prohibits counterfeit products in its stores, and in 2019 alone, invested more than $500 million to…

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Amazon and J.L. Childress filed lawsuit against counterfeiters

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The FINANCIAL — Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and J.L. Childress unsealed a jointly filed lawsuit against 11 named individuals (collectively, the “defendants”) for counterfeiting J.L. Childress’ products, including travel bags for car seats and strollers. The defendants, by offering the infringing products for sale in Amazon’s store, violated Amazon’s policies, J.L. Childress’ intellectual property rights, and the law. The…

116 members of Congress demand to end transgender military ban

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The FINANCIAL — Trump announced the transgender ban in July 2017. On April 12, 2019, the Trump administration banned transgender individuals from serving openly in the military. The Pentagon argues the policy is not a ban since it allows for waivers and because those who came out under the Obama administration’s policy, which allowed open transgender service, can…

Harvey Weinstein was found guilty in sexual assault and rape case

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The FINANCIAL — Harvey Weinstein, once one of the most powerful film mogul in Hollywood was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. Weinstein’s lawyer said he took the verdict ‘like a man’ and that they were ‘absolutely…

Facebook sued for $9bn in a tax court trial

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The FINANCIAL — The Internal Revenue Service have accused Facebook of deliberately “downplaying” the value of its assets as part of a scheme to pay less US tax. The IRS claims that Facebook owes more than $9 billion linked to its decision to shift profits to Ireland. Trial began in a San Francisco court on…

Ivanishvili’s suit to have case heard in Singapore court dismissed

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Former Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili failed to have a lawsuit against a Swiss bank involving a US$1.1 billion (S$1.5 billion) trust heard in a court in Singapore instead of Geneva, according to The Straits Times.…

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atrice-Edouard Ngaïssona transferred to ICC for alleged crimes against humanity and war crimes​

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The FINANCIAL -- Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona was transferred to the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "Court") in The Hague, The Netherlands, by the authorities of the French Republic pursuant to an ICC arrest warrant for crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed in the Central African Republic ("CAR"). This transfer followed the completion of necessary…