Tag: Lawyers

Chelsea Manning attempted suicide while in jail for refusing to testify against WikiLeaks – lawyers

Former US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, jailed a year ago for refusing to testify before a federal jury investigating WikiLeaks, has attempted suicide ahead of a court hearing, her lawyers said. Manning is in the hospital and recovering, Gizmodo reported on Wednesday citing the imprisoned activist’s legal team. The 31-year-old reportedly used a sheet…

Lawyers for QuadrigaCX clients request exhumation of late founder’s remains

HALIFAX – Lawyers for clients who lost millions in the bankruptcy of the QuadrigaCX cryptocurrency exchange have formally asked the RCMP to exhume the remains of the firm’s founder. In a letter posted to its website Friday, Toronto-based law firm Miller Thomson LLP asks the RCMP’s Commercial Crimes Branch to conduct an autopsy on the…

Lawyers seek $26 million in Volkswagen U.S. fuel economy settlement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawyers for owners of 98,000 Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) U.S. vehicles that had fuel economy labels that overstated efficiency will ask a U.S. judge for $ 26 million in attorney’s fees and costs, court documents show. A Volkswagen logo is seen at Serramonte Volkswagen in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam…

HBC hires advisers, lawyers to aid in reviewing privatization offer

TORONTO – The Hudson’s Bay Company says its special committee of the board of directors formed to assess a privatization proposal has retained an independent valuator, advisers and legal counsel to help with the process. The special committee retained TD Securities Inc. to be an independent valuator and Canterview Partners LLC to be a special…