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TikTok Sued for Billions Over Use of Children’s Data

BBC TikTok is facing a legal challenge from former children's commissioner for England Anne Longfield over how it collects and uses children's data. The claim is being filed on behalf of millions of children in the UK and EU who have used the hugely popular video-sharing app. If successful, the children affected could each be [...]

2021-04-21T14:56:14-04:00April 21st, 2021|0 Comments

Case Launched Against TikTok Over Collection of Children’s Data

The Guardian Former children’s commissioner for England launches case against video-sharing app A former children’s commissioner for England has launched a “landmark case” against the video-sharing app TikTok, alleging that it illegally collects the personal information of its child users. Anne Longfield, who held the commissioner post between March 2015 and February this year, has [...]

2021-04-21T14:57:12-04:00April 21st, 2021|0 Comments

TikTok Faces Claim for Billions in London Child Privacy Lawsuit

Reuters A suit alleges that every child that has used TikTok since May 25, 2018, may have had private personal information illegally collected by ByteDance through TikTok. TikTok, the wildly popular video app, and its Chinese parent ByteDance could face a damages claim worth billions of pounds (dollars) in London’s High Court over allegations they [...]

2021-04-21T15:00:31-04:00April 21st, 2021|0 Comments

European Court of Justice Extends Shareholder’s Liability in Cartel Cases

Under European competition law a parent company can be held liable for a cartel infringement by its subsidiaries, irrespective of its own involvement or even knowledge of the cartel. The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) confirms in its judgment in Goldman Sachs v Commission that The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) is on this [...]

2021-02-23T11:50:14-05:00February 23rd, 2021|0 Comments

Perspective: Litigation – state of pay?

IPE (Investment & Pensions Europe) By Gail Moss January 2021 (Magazine) Changes in legislation like the UK’s Consumer Rights Act 2015 have led to an increase of class actions led by pension funds as they seek to recover investment losses. As the roll call of household names which have been hit by class action claims [...]

2021-01-29T14:54:50-05:00January 29th, 2021|0 Comments

Scott+Scott hires Deutsche Bahn counsel to lead new office

Global Competition Review Emily Craig 06 November 2020 Markus Hutschneider has joined Scott+Scott to head its new competition litigation-focused Berlin office after 10 years at Deutsche Bahn. Hutschneider, 47, said he is “excited and proud" to build the firm’s new German office, which opened on Monday. The firm represents some of the world’s largest corporate [...]

2020-11-07T11:52:13-05:00November 7th, 2020|0 Comments

Scott + Scott Launches Berlin Office With Antitrust Pro

By Joanne Faulkner Law360, London (November 5, 2020, 9:47 PM GMT) -- U.S. plaintiffs firm Scott + Scott Attorneys at Law LLP announced Thursday it is launching a Berlin office led by an antitrust expert from Deutsche Bahn in an effort to cater to large multinationals seeking damages for breaches of competition law. Markus Hutschneider, [...]

2020-11-06T12:49:07-05:00November 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Teamsters Fund Sues AllianzGI For Hedge Fund Losses

Pensions&Investments By James Comtois September 04, 2020 Participants in the Teamster Members Retirement Plan filed suit against Allianz Global Investors and its subsidiaries saying investors in a hedge fund it managed lost nearly $1 billion. Teamster Members Retirement Plan (formerly known as GCIU Inter-Local Pension Plan) was an investor in AllianzGI's Structured Alpha U.S. Equity [...]

2020-09-11T16:44:34-04:00September 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Allianz Investment Arm Sued Over $1B Loss From Virus Crash

Law360 By Dean Seal (September 3, 2020, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Investors in a hedge fund that lost nearly $1 billion during the coronavirus-induced market crash earlier this year say "extreme risk taking" by fund manager Allianz Global Investors caused the fund to collapse in a proposed class action in New York federal court. A [...]

2020-09-11T18:49:14-04:00September 3rd, 2020|0 Comments
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