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Blatant Antisemitic Motives by BNP Paribas Claimed by Jacob Agam in €1 Billion Lawsuit Filed by Farrugia, Gatt & Falzon

Blatant Antisemitic Motives by BNP Paribas Claimed by Jacob Agam in €1 Billion Lawsuit Filed by Farrugia, Gatt & Falzon

LONDON, Mar. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — French bank BNP Paribas, its Chairman Jean Lemierre, CEO Jean Laurent Bonnafé and the bank’s legal representative Valérie Lafarge-Sarkozy are the subjects of a lawsuit filed on behalf of Jacob Agam and Vertical Group Holding Ltd by Farrugia, Gatt & Falzon in Malta on 1st March 2019 with a claim [...]

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean court on Thursday ruled that an employee suffering from leukemia after working at Samsung Electronics Co.’s chip production line should be recognized as a victim of an industrial accident. The verdict is the latest chapter in a controversy centered on the safety of the work environment [...]

S. Korea Counters Philip Morris’ Info Disclosure Lawsuit

S. Korea Counters Philip Morris’ Info Disclosure Lawsuit

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s food and drug watchdog said Monday it has filed a response to Philip Morris Korea Inc.’s lawsuit over the disclosure of information on its research on harmful substances found in alternative tobacco products. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has selected a local law [...]

Elliott Lodges US$770 mln Suit Against S. Korea over Samsung Merger

Elliott Lodges US$770 mln Suit Against S. Korea over Samsung Merger

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. activist fund Elliott Associates has filed an investor-state dispute (ISD) suit against the South Korean government seeking compensation for its losses from a 2015 merger of two Samsung units, Seoul’s justice ministry said Friday. The notice of arbitration lodged by the American firm comes three months after Elliot [...]