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Huawei sues U.S. Department of Commerce over seized equipment

Huawei Technologies USA (HT USA) filed a civil lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce in connection with the seizure of its equipment in...
Walmart

Walmart agrees to pay $137M to settle violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and its subsidiary WMT Brasilia agreed to pay a combined criminal penalty of $137 million to settle investigations into its violations...
AutoZone

AutoZone to pay $11M to settle its alleged violations of California laws governing hazardous...

AutoZone reached a settlement agreement with the State of California in connection with its alleged illegal environmental violation. California accused AutoZone of illegal disposal of...

FTC requires UnitedHealth and DaVita to divest assets as condition in proposed merger

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) imposed conditions on United Health Group and DaVita after its investigation resulted to a conclusion that the companies’ proposed...

IBM, Cúram Software to pay $14.8 million to settle alleged violations of False Claims...

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Cúram Software agreed to pay a total of $14.8 million to settle allegations by the U.S. government and...

DOJ creates strike force to crack down foreign-based scammers targeting American seniors

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) created an international strike force to crack down foreign-based scammers targeting American seniors. On Thursday, Attorney General William Barr...

Huawei requests FCC to remove ban against it on national security concerns

Huawei Technologies is once again petitioning the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to withdraw its decision prohibiting its equipment on national security grounds. Earlier this year,...

SEC adds new fraud charges against fintech firm Longfin and CEO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) added new fraud charges against Longfin Corporation, its CEO Venkata Meenavalli. Longfin claimed to be a fintech company that...

Roundup Lawsuits: Is there an End in Sight?

Roundup is the most commonly-used weed killer in the world. While its intended use is to eliminate unwanted plants from farmland, parks, gardens, and...
FDA- sunscreen products

Sen. Schumer calls on FDA to examine all chemical ingredients in sunscreen products

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to examine all chemical ingredients in sunscreen products. The...

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Gov. Cuomo approves legislation raising the legal age to buy tobacco,...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation increasing the legal age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21. On Tuesday, Gov....