Tag Archives: Lawsuit

RBS investor group accepts offer to end lawsuit over 2008 cash call

A group representing Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) investors has accepted an out-of-court deal to settle a lawsuit that aimed to call disgraced former CEO Fred Goodwin to account over a 12 billion pound cash call in 2008. Organisers of the RBoS Shareholder Action Group, that had vowed to see the bank and its former bosses in court,… Read More »

U.S. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Twitter Over ISIS Rhetoric

Twitter Inc won a bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the widow of an American killed in Jordan which accused the social media company of giving voice to ISIS, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick in San Francisco ruled that Twitter cannot be held liable for ISIS rhetoric, but gave the… Read More »

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

Oracle Corp and Alphabet’s Google unit failed to settle a long running copyright lawsuit over the Android operating system ahead of a retrial scheduled for May, according to a court docket. The case involves how much copyright protection should extend to the Java programming language, which Google used to design Android. Oracle is seeking billions in royalties for… Read More »