Porsche Faces 1.8 Billion Euro Hedge Fund Lawsuit
9 Jan
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Porsche Faces 1.8 Billion Euro Hedge Fund Lawsuit »

Seven hedge funds are suing Porsche chairman Wolfgang Porsche and Ferdinand Piech, a prominent board member, after the company’s failed bid to take Read more…

23andme Genetic Testing Banned by FDA
5 Dec
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

23andme Genetic Testing Banned by FDA »

Online genetic testing service 23andme has been banned from offering its personal genetic testing service to public customers after an FDA investigation Read more…

Millions of British Homes Still Affected by Unwanted Cold Calls
15 Oct
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Millions of British Homes Still Affected by Unwanted Cold Calls »

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Consumer group Which? claims that millions of British homes are still bombarded with unsolicited cold calls despite joining an ‘opt-out’ database. Some Read more…

Cadbury Fails in Attempt to Trademark Colour Purple
6 Oct
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Cadbury Fails in Attempt to Trademark Colour Purple »

Think of Cadbury Dairy Milk and you’ll probably visualise delicious chocolate in a rich purple wrapper. Despite the iconic purple colour of Read more…

Goldman Sachs’ ‘Fabulous Fab’ Faces Trial
15 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Goldman Sachs’ ‘Fabulous Fab’ Faces Trial »

An infamous Goldman Sachs trader known as ‘Fabulous Fab’ will go on trial to face fraud charges related to the United States Read more…

OFT to Announce Payday Lending Investigation
27 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

OFT to Announce Payday Lending Investigation »

UK-based payday lenders are facing additional barriers as the Office of Fair Trading considers a detailed investigation into their business practices. Payday Read more…

Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s Sentence Cut to 14 Years
22 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s Sentence Cut to 14 Years »

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Jeffrey Skilling, the former CEO of controversial American energy giant Enron, has successfully petitioned for a ten-year reduction to his prison sentence. Read more…

Fashion Designers Dolce and Gabbana Face Tax Evasion Jail Sentence
20 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Fashion Designers Dolce and Gabbana Face Tax Evasion Jail Sentence »

Two of Italy’s most well known fashion designers are facing a lengthy jail sentence for evading taxes on approximately £833 million in Read more…

Advertising Standards Authority Cracks Down on Payday Lenders
19 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Advertising Standards Authority Cracks Down on Payday Lenders »

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The Advertising Standards Authority is beginning a serious crackdown on predatory payday lenders. A recent advertising campaign encouraging people to take out Read more…

Swiss Banks Face ‘Risk of Escalation’ From US Department of Justice
18 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Swiss Banks Face ‘Risk of Escalation’ From US Department of Justice »

Switzerland’s parliament has blocked debate on a new piece of legislation that could compromise the country’s strict banking secrecy laws. The United Read more…