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CBS in Talks With Redstone Family’s National Amusements to Settle Litigation

September 6, 2018 |

CBS is in talks with Shari Redstone and her family’s holding company, National Amusements, to settle their litigation over control of the broadcaster. US Business

U.S. and Canada fail to meet White House-imposed deadline to settle NAFTA disputes

September 1, 2018 |

Despite a furious few days of talks and intense pressure from President Trump, U.S. and Canadian officials failed to meet a White House-imposed deadline of Friday to reach a deal on a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement.

Missing Trump’s cutoff date does not imperil a renegotiated NAFTA,…

L.A. Times – Business


Asia Argento Reportedly Paid $380,000 to Settle Sexual Assault Case

August 20, 2018 |

Asia Argento — one of Harvey Weinstein’s first accusers and a prominent figure in the #MeToo movement — reportedly paid off her own accuser, a then 17-year-old boy. The NYT cites documents it obtained outlining an agreement between Argento’s…

U.S., China Draw Up Plan to Settle Trade Dispute by November

August 18, 2018 |

Chinese and U.S. negotiators are drawing up a road map for talks to end their trade impasse ahead of meetings between President Trump and Xi Jinping in November. What’s News Asia

Wells Fargo to pay $2.09 billion to settle probe into crisis-era mortgage abuses

August 2, 2018 |

Ten years after faulty mortgages upended the global financial system, Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to pay $ 2.09 billion to settle a U.S. investigation into its creation and sale of loans that contributed to the disaster.

The long-anticipated penalty, announced Wednesday, is in line with what some analysts…

L.A. Times – Business

Ford to spend up to $299 million to settle Takata air bag lawsuits

July 17, 2018 |

Ford Motor Co. has agreed to spend up to $ 299 million to settle lawsuits filed by owners of about 6 million vehicles with potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.

The agreement announced Monday must get court approval. It covers owners who contend that their vehicles’ value dropped because…

L.A. Times – Business

Defunct for-profit college firm ITT’s former executives settle fraud charges

July 11, 2018 |

Former top executives at ITT Educational Services, the parent company of defunct ITT Technical Institute, have settled fraud charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission, avoiding a trial that was slated to begin Monday.

A judgment order entered Friday puts to rest civil fraud charges filed…

L.A. Times – Business

Apple and Samsung Settle Epic Patent Infringement Battle

June 28, 2018 |

An epic legal battle between smartphone titans is finally over. Apple and Samsung have settled their seven-year patent dispute over Apple’s allegations that Samsung copied the iPhone’s design and software, reports CNN . Terms were not available, but according to the Wall Street Journal , the companies filed a notice in California…

American Airlines agrees to pay $45 million to settle antitrust lawsuit filed by passengers

June 19, 2018 |

American Airlines, the world’s largest carrier, has agreed to pay $ 45 million to settle a lawsuit filed by passengers who accused the nation’s biggest airlines of colluding to limit capacity and keep airfares high.

Another large carrier that was accused in the lawsuit, Southwest Airlines, agreed…

L.A. Times – Business

U.S., China Agree on Outline to Settle ZTE Controversy

May 22, 2018 |

The U.S. and China have agreed on the broad outline of a deal to settle the controversy over Chinese telecom giant ZTE, as the two sides work toward an agreement to ease trade tensions. What’s News Asia