Prosecutors in the Samsung corruption case have demanded a 12-year sentence for its former vice-president and de facto CEO of the South Korean company at the time, Jay Y. Lee, who has been charged with bribery and embezzlement.
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The attorney general at the European Union’s Court of Justice has written an advice saying that according to him, the Louboutin brand’s red shoe sole cannot be registered as a trademark.
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The Brussels Court of appeals ruled in favour of chocolate manufacturer Ferrero in a case against supermarket chain Delhaize. It agreed with Ferrero’s claim that Delhaize had launched a deceitful and misleading ad campaign.
Three former Tesco directors have been sued for fraud after the supermarket chain's accounting scandal. If found guilty, they could spend up to ten years in prison.
Spanish fashion chain Zara is getting sued in the United States because of allegedly misleading prices. American Devin Rose filed the class action suit and wants 5 million dollars (4.4 million euro) in damages.
Bénédicte Ficq, a lawyer from Amsterdam, wants actual prison sentences for tobacco manufacturers. Even though they deliberately harm smokers' health, currently they usually are only fined, she complains.