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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

SHIPWRECK Millions of UK drivers could receive compensation after shipping company scam saw new car prices rise

THE SUN, MILLIONS of Brits have been ripped off by a shipping company scam which inflated the price of new cars. Drivers who bought or leased a new motor between October 2006 and September 2015 could receive a payout, after five shipping companies fixed their charges for bringing models into the UK. The firms - [...]

2020-03-02T12:34:06-05:00March 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Class action could mean refund of £60 per new car

DEALERSHIPS could be in line for a refund of up to £60 per new car that they bought, thanks to a class action against five major shipping companies. Car Dealer Magazine, It follows a multi-million-euro fine by the European Commission after MOL, ‘K’ Line, NYK, WWL/EUKOR and CSAV were found to have violated EU competition [...]

2020-03-02T12:28:24-05:00March 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Car Shipping Cartel Faces £150M Class Action

Law360, London (March 2, 2020, 2:51 PM GMT) -- Five shipping companies fined for running a cartel for transporting cars to the U.K. have become the target of a £150 million ($189 million) million U.S.-style class action in London led by law firm Scott+Scott UK LLP. The claim has been filed at the U.K. Competition [...]

2020-03-02T12:20:57-05:00March 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Millions of British motorists are ripped off in £150million scam inflating the price of new cars after shipping firms conspired to fix delivery costs

The Daily Mail - Millions of motorists have been ripped off in a £150million delivery scheme to inflate the price of new cars, it is claimed. Eight in ten new cars have seen price increases of up to £60 after shipping firms conspired to fix delivery costs, according to a lawsuit. A total of 17million [...]

2020-02-29T09:34:01-05:00February 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Credit Suisse Hit With Costs In Ex-Director’s Suit

Law360, London (February 18, 2020, 8:55 PM GMT) -- A judge ordered Credit Suisse to pay some of a former employee's costs on Tuesday after he largely fended off a bid to pare down his £46 million ($60 million) lawsuit over his imprisonment in Romania on espionage charges while working for the lender. In his [...]

2020-02-18T17:48:07-05:00February 18th, 2020|0 Comments
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