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Italy judge acquits Autostrade CEO in 2013 motorway accident case

An Italian judge on Friday acquitted Autostrade per l'Italia CEO Giovanni Castellucci in a case regarding a 2013 accident that killed 40 people on a motorway run by the company......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Autostrade executives guilty of manslaughter in 2013 motorway accident, CEO acquitted

Three managers at Autostrade per l'Italia, and three former managers, were found guilty of manslaughter on Friday in a case relating to a 2013 motorway accident that killed 40 people, while CEO Giovanni Castellucci was acquitted......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Italy"s transport minister says he would like to revoke Autostrade concession

Italy's Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Wednesday that he would like to revoke motorway concessions held by Autostrade per l'Italia after the collapse of a bridge in Genoa last August......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

Italy state lender CDP may take over Autostrade: sources

Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) may buy a controlling stake in Autostrade per l'Italia in the wake of the collapse last week of a bridge the motorway operator managed, two sources told Reuters on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 21st, 2018

Malaysia court rules in favor of Wynn Macau in $4.2 million case: lawyer

A Malaysian judge on Friday ruled in favor of Wynn Macau in a case against a fund manager who owed the casino millions of dollars, the company's lawyer said, the first time a casino has been allowed to recover dues in the country......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 19th, 2019

Market News: Italian Bond Sale Has a Surprising End [Details]

You'd think Italy, running the 2nd highest debt ratio in the EU, would have trouble selling new debt on the markets.  Turns out that's not the case. Continue reading for details......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesJan 16th, 2019

Judge overturns Alabama law in Birmingham Confederate memorial case

A federal judge has overturned an Alabama law designed to keep Confederate monuments in place on public property following protests in Charlottesville that turned deadly in 2017. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Michael Graffeo ruled the Memorial Pres.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

Exclusive: Trafigura refuses to hand over emails in Brazil bribery case

Commodities trader Trafigura [TRAFGF.UL] has refused a judge's order to hand over the email archives of two former executives in Brazil who are facing corruption charges over accusations they bribed officials at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Autostrade to pay 439 million euros for Genoa bridge recostruction: sources

Autostrade per l'Italia (ASPI) has agreed to pay for the reconstruction of the collapsed Genoa bridge, Italy's Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

The business case for — or maybe against — all of those shutdown specials

When the government shut down in 2013, Pork Barrel Barbecue was one of the first to put out on Twitter that it was giving away free food to affected workers — and boy did they.  The day after the tweet, the Alexandria restaurant more than tri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2019

TigerSwan loses bid for attorney fees in North Dakota case

A North Dakota judge has refused to award attorney fees to a North Carolina security company that won a court case in the wake of protests over the Dakota Access oil pipeline......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 2nd, 2019

Google wins court case over face-scanning feature in Google Photos

A federal judge in Illinois on Saturday threw out a closely-watched case involving Alphabet Inc.-owned Google’s ability to identify people in photos, saying the two victims who sued the search giant failed to prove they suffered any injuries from.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2018

Hospitals Win Drug-Subsidy Case

A federal judge has blocked the federal government from cutting drug subsidies to certain hospitals, a decision that could restore hundreds of millions of dollars in lost payments......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 29th, 2018

State attorney general dismisses case against Alain Kaloyeros

The state attorney general's office is dropping charges against Alain Kaloyeros, about two weeks after Kaloyeros was sentenced by a federal judge to 3 1/2 years in prison. "We are pleased to have been able to contribute to the federal case and — knowin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 22nd, 2018

Egypt Acquits NGO Workers in Case That Strained Relations with U.S.

An Egyptian court acquitted 40 people, including more than a dozen Americans, convicted of improperly operating non-governmental groups, in a case that has soured relations between Cairo and the U.S since 2011......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 21st, 2018

Judge Rules Against Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Assault Case Continues

A claim that prosecutors withheld evidence from the grand jury was dismissed. A New York judge ruled Thursday that the sexual assault case against former Hollywood film producer Harvey Wein.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Ex-Senate staffer gets jail time for lying to FBI investigators

A federal judge sentenced a former Senate staffer who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with journalists to two months in jail and a fine of $7,500, in a case that has drawn scrutiny from those concerned about press freedom......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Judge declines to throw out Weinstein criminal case

A New York judge declined to dismiss sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein Thursday, rejecting the latest push from the disgraced film producer's lawyers to have his indictment thrown... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 20th, 2018

Eni, Shell knew of "sharks" in Nigeria graft case: judge

An Italian judge said on Monday oil majors Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were fully aware their 2011 purchase of a Nigerian oilfield would result in corrupt payments to Nigerian politicians and officials......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 17th, 2018

Italy judge says evidence shows Eni, Shell knew of Nigerian graft

An Italian judge found on Monday that oil groups Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were fully aware that their 2011 purchase of a Nigerian oilfield would result in corrupt payments to Nigerian politicians and officials......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 17th, 2018

Justice Department Chides McKinsey in Another Bankruptcy Case

A Justice Department official asked a federal judge to withhold payments to McKinsey for its work advising a bankrupt Colorado coal miner, adding to criticism of how the firm discloses potential conflicts of interest......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 16th, 2018