Arbitration

Uber renews push for arbitration in Waymo trade-secrets case

By: Bloomberg | San Francisco |<p>In arbitration, the companies would able to choose an intellectual-property expert to referee their dispute. (Image …

Uber

Doctors, province reach tentative deal to send contract disputes to arbitration

Ontario’s doctors and the provincial government have reached a tentative deal on a process that would send future contract disputes to binding …

Canadian News

Ontario doctors, Liberals reach tentative deal on arbitration

Ontario’s doctors and the provincial government have reached a tentative deal on binding arbitration that would keep physicians from taking any “strike action” as the two sides work toward a new contract, according to a copy of the framework agreement obtained by The Globe and Mail.<p>The potential …

Health Care

Navidea pays over $600K to former CEO after losing arbitration

In regulatory filing, Navidea Biopharmaceuticals (NYSEMKT:NAVB) reports that it has paid former CEO Ricardo Gonzalez $617,880 for severance, bonus, …

Business

Cobalt Energy files for arbitration against Angola for $2B-plus

Stock Markets39 minutes ago (May 15, 2017 09:10AM ET)<p>Saved. See Saved Items.<p>This article has already been saved in your Saved Items<p>© Reuters. Cobalt …

Stock Markets

Mississippi court says rape suit doesn't require arbitration

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that a former tenant can sue a Jackson apartment complex where she was raped even though she signed an …

Dispute Resolution

Judge in Waymo-Uber suit denies Uber's request to move the lawsuit into private arbitration

Uber

Under fire, chess tourney director says never saw girl or ‘seductive’ dress

More<p>KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 ― The director of the National Scholastic Chess Championship 2017 today denied using the word “seductive” to describe the …

Dress Codes

12-Year-Old Forced To Quit Chess Tournament Over ‘Seductive’ Dress In Malaysia

A 12-year-old girl was forced to withdraw from a chess tournament in Malaysia after her dress was considered "seductive", her coach has …

Dress Codes

12-year-old girl asked to change out of "seductive" dress to continue in chess tournament

Asking whether the dress is white and gold or black and blue is so 2016. The new question is: Is this dress too "seductive" for a 12-year-old?<p>On …

Fashion

'Poetic justice': Why a common part of employee contracts could keep the Google-Uber case from going to trial

Google's policy forcing its employees to resolve grievances with the company in private arbitration, rather than in the public courts, could be about to come back and bite it.<p>That's because Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo is in a high-stakes legal battle involving one of its former …

Uber

Gretchen Carlson, ex-Fox-er, presses Congress to fight for women, victims

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Gretchen Carlson, one of the many now-former Fox News talents to come forward in recent months to speak of sexual harassment at the …

Misogyny

The Fine Print That Makes Sexual Harassment Claims Go Unheard

Gretchen Carlson is both extraordinary—in her cultural visibility, in her multimillion-dollar career, in her personal accomplishments—and utterly …

Sexism

BlackBerry Arbitration Ruling Cuts Into Qualcomm's Profit

An arbitration decision in a dispute with BlackBerry Ltd. weighed on Qualcomm Inc.'s earnings in the latest quarter, a further blow to its results after the chip maker paid a hefty South Korean government fine the previous quarter, and a reminder of ongoing challenges to its patent licensing …

Markets

MLB Metrics 101: The Best Contracts of Baseball

There's never going to be a shortage of overpaid players in Major League Baseball. But in this day and age, there might be even more <i>under</i>paid players in MLB.<p>It is to them that the latest in Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101 series pays tribute.<p>A couple weeks ago, the series took a look at the worst …

Baseball

Qualcomm ordered to pay out nearly a billion dollars to BlackBerry over royalty dispute

News of Qualcomm's string of lawsuits continues, this time through an arbitration result in a disagreement between the chipset maker and BlackBerry. …

BlackBerry

BlackBerry: Great Award, But Nothing Changes

BlackBerry won a $814,86 million arbitration decision against Qualcomm.<p>The decision is final and cannot be disputed.<p>While this is very good news for …

Investing

BlackBerry surges 15% after being awarded $814.9 million in Qualcomm arbitration

On Wednesday, BlackBerry said that Qualcomm was asked to pay the Canadian company about $814.9 million in an interim arbitration decision over royalty overpayments.<p>In 2016, BlackBerry and Qualcomm decided to arbitrate a dispute over Qualcomm's agreement to cap certain royalties applied to payments …

BlackBerry

BlackBerry Awarded $814.9M in Qualcomm Arbitration

BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday Qualcomm Inc was asked to pay the Canadian company about $814.9 million in an interim arbitration decision over royalty overpayments.<p>The companies in 2016 decided to arbitrate a dispute over Qualcomm's agreement to cap certain royalties applied to payments made by …

Business

Minnesota family wins legal victory in battle over right to sue a senior home

Minnesotans looking to hold senior homes accountable for abuse and neglect won a legal victory after a district judge threw out a forced arbitration …

Law

BlackBerry awarded a preliminary $815M in arbitration dispute with Qualcomm

Qualcomm

California Supreme Court: Arbitration Agreements Must Permit Public Injunctive Relief

In a long-awaited decision, the California Supreme Court has declined to enforce an arbitration agreement due to a provision allegedly waiving …

Law

Former Baylor assistant drops lawsuit, moves to arbitration

AUSTIN, Texas - A former Baylor University assistant athletic director is dropping his lawsuit against the school and several regents and will pursue …

Sports

Trump's Business First Policies Will Always Punish Women

Republican President and America's least popular pussy-grabber, Donald Trump, got a jump on celebrating Equal Pay Day as only Trump could: by rolling back sexual harassment protections in the workplace.<p>The specific protection Trump has repealed is the executive order for Fair Pay and Safe …

Women's News

Waymo targets second executive over Uber self-driving secrets

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo initiated private legal proceedings against two former executives who launched a rival company acquired by Uber, court records show, accusing them of trying to recruit Waymo employees to the new startup that aims to revolutionize the …

Uber

Uber secretly took legal action in arbitration to declare Google's claims against it 'meritless'

Uber has followed through on its threat to take its court case over self-driving cars into arbitration.<p>The ride-hailing company wants a "declaratory judgment that Waymo's claims" that Uber "misappropriated trade secrets and violated UCL are meritless," according to a court filing that was unsealed …

Uber

Waymo targets second senior executive in Uber self-driving dispute

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo initiated private legal proceedings against two former executives who launched a rival company acquired by Uber [UBER.UL], court records show, accusing them of trying to recruit Waymo employees to the new startup that aims to …

Uber

Cobalt Energy threatens arbitration over Angolan oil assets

Cobalt Energy (CIE -4.4%) says it will seek arbitration if Angola's state-run Sonangol fails to extend license deadlines on two offshore blocks, a …

Oil

You Can Now Own A Diesel Volkswagen That Doesn't Cheat Emissions

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important …

21st Century

Here’s Why Uber Thinks Waymo’s Lawsuit Should Be Settled Out of Court

Alphabet's Waymo self-driving unit sought to arbitrate claims last year against a former employee at the center of its lawsuit against Uber, court …

Uber