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Porsche faces 1.8bn euros lawsuit  Germany: Porsche's chairman Wolfgang Porsche and board member Ferdinand Piech are being sued by seven hedge funds over its failed takeover for Volksw... JP Morgan pays $920m to regulators   Manhattan: US bank JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay four regulators $920m relating to a $6.2bn loss incurred as a result of the 'London Whale' trades EU fines Microsoft over web browser   Microsoft has been fined 561 million euros for failing to promote a range of web browsers, rather than just Internet Explorer, to users in E... Facebook sued over 'like' button  Netherlands: Facebook is facing legal action over its use of the 'like' button and other features of the social network   Gulf spill: BP to get record criminal fine  Washington: BP is set to receive a record fine of between $3bn and $5bn to settle criminal charges related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster Shell faces Nigeria spill case  Netherlands: Oil giant Shell is due to appear in court in the Netherlands to face charges of polluting Nigerian villages Russian oligarchs end $4.75bn UK court battle Map of Chelsea United Kingdom  London: Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich has won his legal battle against exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky Banking giant pays $340M to settle laundering charges. London Apple faces patent and 4G payouts. Netherlands   BP reaches $7.8bn oil spill deal
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1. 2016-06-27 VW US emissions settlement reported to cost $15bn USA
2016-04-21 VW reaches US deal in emissions scandal San Francisco Bay Area
3. 2016-01-04 VW sued by US justice department Washington
E. 2015-04-30 Airbus to sue in US, German spying row Germany
F. 2015-01-06 Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Bodo, Nigeria Delta
6. 2014-02-02 Porsche faces 1.8bn euros lawsuit Germany
H. 2013-09-19 JP Morgan pays $920m to regulators Manhattan
I. 2013-03-06 EU fines Microsoft over web browser European Union
J. 2013-02-11 Facebook sued over 'like' button Netherlands

VW sued by US justice department  Washington: The department is suing Volkswagen over the emissions scandal that saw the German car giant fit software in millions of cars to cheat emissions... Airbus to sue in US, German spying row  Germany: Aviation giant says it will file a criminal complaint over allegations that German intelligence helped the US carry out industrial espionage Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Map of Bodo Nigeria
VW US emissions settlement reported to cost $15bn  USA: German carmaker Volkswagen has reportedly reached a $15bn (11.3bn) settlement with US car owners after admitting it cheated emission tests VW reaches US deal in emissions scandal

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  San Francisco Bay Area: Volkswagen will offer 'substantial compensation' and car buy-back deals in the US as part of a settlement of the the diesel emissions scandal

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  Nigeria Delta: Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to a $84m (55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two oil spills

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  Louisiana: BP says it has reached a deal with the largest group of plaintiffs suing the company over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill
Jan.20 Cruise ship firm faces US lawsuit. Italy

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Jul.9   Berlusconi firm in damages order
  Milan: An court has ordered Fininvest to pay 560m euros in damages to a rival media group, CIR, over bribery allegations Apr.20   BP sues Gulf oil spill companies  United Kingdom: BP is suing Transocean, the owner of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year, for $40bn in damages Apr.6 Net giants challenge French law
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Dec.15   U.S. to sue BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
  Washington: The federal government joined the dozens of lawsuits against BP and several other companies over the massive oil spill, seeking unlimited penalties
 The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion in April killed 11 workers and spilled millions of barrels of oil over several months
Nov.23 SAP hit with $1.3B verdict in Oracle trial. San Francisco Bay Area Jul.23 Firm guilty of 'exporting toxic waste'   Netherlands: A Dutch court has found multinational Trafigura guilty of illegally exporting toxic waste from Amsterdam and concealing the nature of the ca...

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Sep.20 Firm agrees Ivorian waste payouts
   Ivory Coast: Trafigura, an oil trading firm, has agreed to pay $46m compensation to people in Ivory Coast who say they were made ill by dumped waste
Jun.8 Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims   Nigeria: Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental activist

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Jul.17 EU hits Intel with fresh charges  European regulators have filed fresh charges against the world's biggest computer chip maker over alleged abuse of its dominant market posi... Feb.27 EU fines Microsoft record $1.4bn
  The European Commission has fined US computer giant for defying sanctions imposed on it for anti-competitive behaviour Jan.11 Cecilia Sarkozy fails to ban book  Paris: A judge has rejected a bid by President Sarkozy's ex-wife to block publication of a book about her

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Mar.24 Microsoft hit by record EU fine  The European Commission has found MS guilty of abusing the 'near-monopoly' of Windows and fined it $613 million

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