Posts Tagged ‘settle’

China, EU settle solar trade dispute

China, EU settle solar trade dispute

A trade agreement with China will give European companies the opportunity to compete in the Chinese solar power market, the EU’s trade commissioner said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Sugar, Corn Syrup Industries Settle Bitter Lawsuit Mid-Trial

Sugar, Corn Syrup Industries Settle Bitter Lawsuit Mid-Trial

Filed under: Company News, Scandals and Lawsuits Getty Images By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO — Major sugar companies and corn refiners including Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) have settled litigation over an ad campaign about high fructose corn syrup, the parties said Friday in a joint statement. Terms of the settlement, which was reached in...

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Pandora to pay $90 million to settle suit over pre-1972 hits

Pandora to pay $90 million to settle suit over pre-1972 hits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Streaming music company Pandora has agreed to pay $ 90 million to settle a lawsuit brought by major record labels over its use of recordings released before 1972. The labels, including divisions of Sony, Warner and Universal, had argued that songs such as Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” and the Beatles’ “Hey...

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Target to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Discrimination Claim

Target to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Discrimination Claim

Filed under: Company News, Retail, Labor, Target, Scandals and Lawsuits Steven Senne/AP MINNEAPOLIS — Target (TGT) has agreed to pay $ 2.8 million to settle a hiring discrimination claim filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency announced Monday. Three employment assessments formerly used by the Minneapolis-based retailer disproportionately screened out...

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Citigroup to Pay $180 Million to Settle SEC Charges

Citigroup to Pay $180 Million to Settle SEC Charges

Filed under: Company News, Citigroup, SEC, Banks, Scandals and Lawsuits Andrew Harnik/AP By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON — Two units of Citigroup (C) will pay nearly $ 180 million to settle financial crisis-era charges alleging they defrauded investors in two hedge funds by telling them the funds were safe, low-risk investments, U.S. regulators said...

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How NASA’s Curiosity rover could settle the debate over methane on Mars

How NASA’s Curiosity rover could settle the debate over methane on Mars

Later this year, NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover could solve a big mystery that has plagued the scientific community for half a century: does Mars have methane in its atmosphere? Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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T-Mobile to Pay $17.5 Million to Settle 911 Outage Probe

T-Mobile to Pay $17.5 Million to Settle 911 Outage Probe

Filed under: Company News, U.S. Government, Telecommunications, Scandals and Lawsuits Ted S. Warren/APT-Mobile CEO John Legere speaks at an event in Seattle, June 2014. By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON — T-Mobile US (TMUS) will pay $ 17.5 million to settle a U.S. investigation of two 911 service outages last year, marking the largest such fine...

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Actor Selleck, Southern California utility settle case over “stolen” water

Actor Selleck, Southern California utility settle case over “stolen” water

Doug G. WareVENTURA COUNTY, Calif., July 9 (UPI) — Actor Tom Selleck has reportedly settled with a California utility over public water he supposedly had taken from a fire hydrant for use on his ranch. Top News – UPI.com

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ConAgra to Pay $11.2M to Settle Salmonella Criminal Case

ConAgra to Pay $11.2M to Settle Salmonella Criminal Case

Filed under: Company News, Food & Beverage, Scandals and Lawsuits, Consumer Protection John Bazemore/AP By RUSS BYNUM SAVANNAH, Ga. — ConAgra Foods (CAG) agreed Wednesday to pay $ 11.2 million to settle a federal criminal charge that the company shipped Peter Pan peanut butter tainted with salmonella from a plant in Georgia more than...

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Apple agrees to settle poaching lawsuit with electric car battery maker

Apple agrees to settle poaching lawsuit with electric car battery maker

Apple has agreed to settle a poaching lawsuit brought against it by electric car battery maker A123 Systems. In February, the Massachusetts-based battery company accused Apple of targeting top engineers for recruitment since June 2014. According to A123, the “high-tech PhD and engineering employees” were working on new battery technology. The company also suggested in court...

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