The Secretary of Malvinas Affairs Daniel Filmus has announced Argentina started legal proceedings in one of its own courts against five companies who are drilling for oil and gas off the Malvinas Islands.
Billionaire United States investor George Soros and Kyle Bass, the founder of hedge fund Hayman Capital Management, have opened a lawsuit against the Bank of New York Mellon (BONY) for failing to distribute 226 million euros in Argentine bonds to creditors.
Opposition lawmakers are determined to stop the debate on the reform of the Civil and Commercial Code scheduled for noon today at the Lower House.
Bill Cosby has been sued by a woman alleging he molested her in 1974 at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles when she was 15, in what is believed to be the first court case arising from a recent wave of sexual misconduct accusations against the comedian.
The Government announced today that they had begun the legal proceedings put together with the AFIP tax agency against five British oil companies, accusing them of "carrying out illegal operations" in the Malvinas Islands.
The head of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA), José Ignacio de Mendiguren assured that the recently passed of the workplace insurance companies (ART) law helps end the lawsuit industry and provides additional security for small and medium-sized businesses.
An Argentine bondholder seeking to collect on 100 million dollars in judgements stemming from the country's historic 2002 default filed a lawsuit aiming to take control of the country's rights under a contract for satellite launches with a private US firm.
The owners of a California Web site that sold Beatles songs for 25 cents each before they went on sale legally through iTunes have agreed to pay the band's EMI Group label US$950,000 to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit, court papers showed.
The European Union’s top trade negotiator, Karel de Gucht, accused Argentina of being “the great obstacle” in an association agreement between the EU and the Mercosur, and threatened to take the case before the WTO.
Domestic Trade Secretary Guillermo Moreno ratified the Trade Court the lawsuit he filed against the private consultancy agency Orlando Ferreres y Asociados over the publication of indexes that lack scientific evidence, judicial sources reported.
Actor Tom Cruise dropped a $50 million defamation lawsuit against a German media company that published a report saying the Hollywood star had "abandoned" his daughter, Suri, after his divorce from actress Katie Holmes.
More than 17,000 people have signed up to join an Austrian law student's class action against Facebook over the social media group's alleged violations of its users' privacy.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a New York hotel maid who accused the former International Monetary Fund chief of sexually assaulting her agreed today to settle her civil lawsuit against him for an undisclosed sum, ending one chapter of a scandal that cost him his job and derailed his political career in France.
A US federal judge has recommended that Coca-Cola Co face a class-action lawsuit accusing it of misleading consumers by overstating the health benefits of its Vitaminwater drink.
Facebook Inc., Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit accusing the social media company of misleading investors about its health before its $16 billion initial public offering, a federal judge said.
The prosecutors in the case of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will meet on Monday with the hotel maid accusing him of sexual assault, in a sign the case may be headed for dismissal, one of her lawyers said.
A New York judge is expected to rule next Tuesday whether to toss out a civil lawsuit against former International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn brought by the hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her.
Facebook Inc has agreed to allow users more control over how their personal information is used in its "Sponsored Stories" ad feature, part of a deal to resolve litigation against the social networking company.
Some 2,000 Venezuelan women are threatening to sue doctors, private clinics and distributors for faulty PIP breast implants if they do not get free replacements in one of the world's hottest markets for plastic surgery.
State-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA and its top executives face a class-action lawsuit in a federal court in New York over an alleged contract fixing, bribery and kickback scheme that lawyers say inflated the value of the company's assets.
Coach Sergio Batista filed a lawsuit against Diego Maradona accusing him of slander and called for a 20,000 pesos fine.
The family of former San Diego Chargers star Junior Seau, who killed himself last year, sued the National Football League on Wednesday, saying that brain damage he suffered during his 20 years in the league led to his suicide.
A lawsuit filed against Donald Sterling accuses the embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner of repeatedly subjecting a woman who worked for him to sexual demands and racist comments and says he ultimately fired her when she protested.
British rocker Rod Stewart is facing a lawsuit from a man who says he was injured when the musician kicked a soccer ball into the crowd at a Las Vegas concert, striking the man in the face and breaking his nose.
Michael Jackson's doctors competed for his business and over-prescribed medications to help overcome his "incredible" fear of pain, the late pop singer's ex-wife testified during the ongoing wrongful death trial.
Actor Tom Cruise called reports that he had abandoned his daughter Suri after his divorce from actress Katie Holmes "patently false" in court documents for a defamation and invasion of privacy lawsuit against a German media company.
Google Inc today won dismissal of a lawsuit by authors who accused the Web search and media group of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission.
The puppeteer formerly behind the "Sesame Street" character Elmo faces a new accusation of having sex with an underage boy, a week after a similar allegation prompted him to resign from the iconic public television children's program.
British actress Kate Winslet's husband won a court battle on stopping The Sun newspaper printing photographs of him "semi-naked" at a private fancy dress party several years ago.
Fashion designer John Galliano, fired from French couture house Dior in 2011 after an anti-Semitic outburst in public, has begun wrongful dismissal proceedings against his former employer.
John Travolta has scored another legal victory with the dismissal of a defamation lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles man who wrote a book alleging he had gay encounters with the film star.
Tom Cruise filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit on Wednesday against magazines that claimed he had abandoned his daughter, Suri, following his divorce from actress Katie Holmes.
The estate of "The Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien and publisher HarperCollins have filed an $80 million lawsuit against Warner Bros. studios over the licensing of characters and plots in online and gambling games derived from the films.
A US jury ruled in favor of actor Kevin Costner in a lawsuit in which fellow actor Stephen Baldwin accused him of cheating in a multimillion-dollar deal to sell oil cleanup devices to BP Plc after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
A Los Angeles man who wrote a book about his alleged gay encounters with John Travolta filed a libel lawsuit on Thursday against the actor and his attorney.
A group of Russian anti-gay activists sued American pop star Madonna for $10 million on Friday, saying she had insulted their feelings when she spoke out for gay rights at a concert in St Petersburg last week.
The woman who claimed teen singer Justin Bieber fathered a baby with her has dropped her paternity lawsuit, a source close to the case said.
The estate of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo has fired back at movie studio Paramount Pictures with a $10 million counterclaim over Paramount's attempts to block a new book in the Mafia saga.
John Travolta may be the subject of a $2 million assault and sexual battery lawsuit, but there is little likelihood the allegations will ruin the Hollywood star's career, celebrity image experts said on Friday.
Charlie Sheen filed a US$100 million lawsuit against film and television studio Warner Bros. for firing the actor from his "Two And A Half Men" TV show, according to a representative for Sheen's attorney.
Actor Joe Pesci has sued the makers of a movie about crime boss John Gotti and his son, accusing producers of reneging on a contract after he gained 30 pounds to play the notorious crime boss' right-hand man.
Charlie Sheen and Warner Bros are close to a settlement on the actor's $100 million lawsuit against the studio over his firing from "Two and a Half Men," a source with knowledge of the situation said.