Legal Issues

Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada
Legal

Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada

The state says the fantasy sports leagues can't do business there without obtaining gambling licenses.
Daniel Roberts
Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court
Uber

Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court

The court ruling allows Uber drivers to work in London.
Geoffrey Smith
Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice
Yoga

Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice

A federal appeals court ruled that yoga postures cannot be copyrighted.
Catherine Clifford
3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About
Legal

3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About

There are several key legal issues you need to be aware of before you start contacting customers or potential customers
Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?
Regulations

Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?

As the case for legalizing marijuana gains steam across the U.S., sex workers and activists are following suit, arguing that criminalizing their work does more harm than good.
Kate Taylor
HP Faces Counter Suit From Autonomy's Mike Lynch Over $11 Billion Deal
Legal Issues

HP Faces Counter Suit From Autonomy's Mike Lynch Over $11 Billion Deal

The CEO is suing HP for $150 million in damages accusing the company of making false and negligent statement about him.
Microsoft and Google Make Peace in Patent Battles
Legal Issues

Microsoft and Google Make Peace in Patent Battles

The companies are settling 18 cases in the U.S. and Germany.
Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
Uber

Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Here's a breakdown of the issues the company is dealing with in Amsterdam, Paris and London.
Arjun Kharpal
JustFab: Silicon Valley Sees a Unicorn, Customers See a Trojan Horse
Legal Issues

JustFab: Silicon Valley Sees a Unicorn, Customers See a Trojan Horse

The company's founders have a history of being associated with dubious practices.
Carly Okyle
Copyright on 'Happy Birthday' Song Ruled Invalid
Copyrights

Copyright on 'Happy Birthday' Song Ruled Invalid

If the ruling stands, 'Happy Birthday' will enter the public domain.
Laura Entis
After the Settlement: What GM Needs to Do Now
General Motors

After the Settlement: What GM Needs to Do Now

Mary Barra called the two-year legal and public relations crisis 'a catalyst for meaningful change.'
Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit Against Target in Data Breach
Target

Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit Against Target in Data Breach

A U.S. judge certified a class action against Target brought by several banks over the retailer's massive data breach.
Ellen Pao Won't Appeal Gender Discrimination Trial Verdict
Ellen Pao

Ellen Pao Won't Appeal Gender Discrimination Trial Verdict

The former venture capitalist, who recently resigned as CEO of Reddit, says she wants to 'move forward.'
U.S. to Focus on Holding Individual Execs Accountable -- Not Just Their Companies -- in Criminal Cases
White Collar Crime

U.S. to Focus on Holding Individual Execs Accountable -- Not Just Their Companies -- in Criminal Cases

A memo by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates outlines the new rules.