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Judge OKs lawsuit against city in Airbnb case

A hotel owner can sue the de Blasio administration over its enforcement of the state's Airbnb Law, a Manhattan federal judge ruled today. Hank Fried of Helms Realty alleged in a 2017 lawsuit that... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 10th, 2018

U.S. judge says Rio Tinto must face SEC fraud case

A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Rio Tinto Plc's bid to dismiss a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit accusing the Anglo-Australian mining company of civil fraud in its handling of a failed investment in a Mozambique coal project......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2019

Rise and fall of a New York Airbnb empire

Multiple misleading identities, more than 100 host accounts and 18 corporations were created to run an illegal hotel business in Manhattan, according to a lawsuit filed by the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 24th, 2019

Judge tosses lawsuit from woman who said a scary ‘Dexter’ poster made her trip in the New York subway

The startled woman plans to appeal judge’s dismissal of this unusual case......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

New ride-hail minimum-wage rules move ahead despite lawsuit

A judge on Wednesday declined to block regulations going into effect on Friday that will make New York the first U.S. city with a minimum wage for ride-hail drivers. The ride-hail operators Lyft and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 3rd, 2019

Airbnb foes say revealing host info will save apartments

A new report from critics of Airbnb and other home-sharing platforms claims New York City could lose nearly 11,000 housing units if new regulations on the companies don't go forward. A federal judge... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

City alleges landlord allowed illegal Airbnb rentals

The city has filed a lawsuit against the Torkian Group, accusing it of participating in an illegal short-term rental scheme that involved three large Manhattan apartment buildings and earned nearly... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Airbnb wins preliminary ruling blocking city demand for data

Airbnb Inc. and other home-sharing firms won’t have to comply with a New York City law requiring them to turn over renter data until a lawsuit over the issue is resolved, giving the company a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 3rd, 2019

Judge blocks NYC law demanding Airbnb disclosures

A New York City law forcing Airbnb and HomeAway home-sharing platforms to reveal a "breathtaking" amount of information about their businesses seems unconstitutional, a judge decided Thursday, forcing the law to be shelved for now......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 3rd, 2019

Judge reverses ruling that allowed Airbnb rentals in Miami

Judge Beatrice Butchko has reversed an order handed down last year that stopped the city of Miami from enforcing its ban on short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods. The temporary retraining order, which sought to keep the city from writing cita.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Subpoenas coming in Trump emoluments lawsuit

A U.S. District Court judge on Monday allowed the attorneys general of the District and Maryland to proceed with discovery in their emoluments case against President Donald Trump. The lawsuit, announced more than a year ago, accuses Trump of illegall.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Qualcomm dealt a potentially major setback in FTC antitrust case

A federal judge dealt a setback Tuesday to Qualcomm Inc.’s defense against an antitrust lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission, ruling that the chip maker must license some of its industry-essential patents to rival chip suppliers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2018

Trump Emoluments Lawsuit: Judge Rules Attorneys General Can Demand Evidence

A federal judge blocked Trump lawyers' attempt to stall a case that accuses him of accepting payments from foreign governments. Plaintiffs suing President Donald Trump can begin demanding evidence from him and the Trump Organizatio.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 2nd, 2018

As discrimination lawsuit moves ahead, Airbnb announces changes to photo policy

A judge on Tuesday denied Airbnb's motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging discriminatory intent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2018

Oregon judge denies Airbnb motion to dismiss lawsuit alleging "intentional discrimination"

An Oregon judge ruled on Tuesday that a class action lawsuit alleging discriminatory intent by Airbnb can proceed. Airbnb had filed a motion to dismiss the suit. The lawsuit claims that Airbnb policies allow hosts to make booking decisions using p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 30th, 2018

Lowe"s filing says KCPD dropped spy cam case involving Legacy Development employee

The Kansas City Police Department no longer is investigating a case that became the basis for a lawsuit by a female employee against developer Dan Lowe and his company, Legacy Development. In a filing with Jackson County Circuit Court, Lowe, Legac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Icahn, CVR lose malpractice case against Wachtell Lipton law firm

A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed an unusual lawsuit in which billionaire investor Carl Icahn accused the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz of malpractice related to his 2012 hostile takeover of CVR Energy Inc ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 28th, 2018

Goldman, JPMorgan, four others must face stock lending antitrust case

A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered Goldman Sachs Group Inc , JPMorgan Chase & Co and four other large banks to face an antitrust lawsuit by investors who said they conspired to stifle competition in the nearly $2 trillion stock lending market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 28th, 2018

US Judge Sides With CFTC in Fraud Case, Ruling Cryptos Are Commodities

A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission in a fraud lawsuit, ruling cryptocurrencies are commodities......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 27th, 2018

Judge allows lawsuit against city"s property-tax system to proceed

A lawsuit alleging the city's property tax system is biased against low-income and minority owners can proceed, a Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled Tuesday, dealing a blow to the Cuomo and de... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 26th, 2018

Court dismisses casino mogul defamation case against AP

A Nevada judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit by casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press and an AP reporter based on a report about two womens' accounts to police alleging sexual misconduct by Wynn......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 24th, 2018