The Northern District Court of California ordered Telegram to pay almost $ 625 000 in legal costs to the startup Lantah LLC. The company has a dispute with this startup over the Gram brand.
In May 2018, Telegram filed a lawsuit against Lantah, accusing it of violating the rights to the Gram trademark. In June, the startup filed a counterclaim. Telegram planned to name Gram its own cryptocurrency, the project managed to raise $ 1.7 billion. The launch of the project failed due to a court injunction by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SEC believed that Telegram’s cryptocurrency was essentially a security and that the company should follow listing rules, including disclosing financial information.
In August 2020, the court granted Telegram’s request to withdraw the lawsuit. The condition was to reimburse the startup for court costs. Lantah demanded $ 1,615,140, the lawyer’s hour was estimated at $ 900. The court lowered the rate to the market price of $ 600 per hour. As a result, Telegram must pay Lantah $ 618,240 for the lawyer and another $ 6737.35 in compensation.
Holding LVMH Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton (LVMH) reported that on Monday, September 28, filed a counterclaim against Tiffany in a Delaware court over a failed merger agreement between the two companies. The French holding and the American jewelry house agreed to merge in November 2019. The parties signed the agreement under which LVMH had to pay […]
Panasonic Corporation shareholders intend to invest $ 260 million in the continuation of construction for production of solar plant in the State of New York (Buffalo). This is reported by foreign journalists edition of The Wall Street Journal referring to representatives of the Japanese company. According to official information, the company will be put into […]Next
A New York judge has determined that an Islamic marriage contract entered into during a 1977 wedding ceremony in Egypt is not binding on the court’s consideration of the couple’s divorce now. While Westchester County Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Ecker said New York courts have recognized that the marriage contract, called a “mahr,” can be enforceable, Ecker […]Next
JPMorgan shares increased because of the announcement of financial results for the 2nd quarter ended on June 30. Since the beginning of the year, JPMorgan shares have lost almost 30% because the global COVID-19 pandemic has hit the global economy, and the US Federal Reserve has cut rates to zero greatly reducing the profitability of […]Next
Four world’s biggest enterprises who producing tobacco products – British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International appealed this week to the court against the government, where they are opposed to the introduction of a new law in Britain banning branded a pack of cigarettes. According to the law, which will […]Next
The US company Amazon will expand its business in six cities of U S, investing more than $ 1.4 billion in this activity. This is stated in a statement published on the website of the corporation on Tuesday, August 18. “Today, we are pleased to announce the plans which provide for continued investment and the […]Next
The decision of the Constitutional Court violates Ukraine’s obligations to Western creditors. This was reported by the Ministry of Finance with reference to the statement of the head of the department Serhiy Marchenko. He addressed to the assessments of the World Bank management regarding the decision of the Constitutional Court on the officials’ e-declarations. “They […]Next
The Teva Ukraine company is the part of the Teva Corporation, the leading international pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, manufacture and marketing of generic and original medicines. The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine gave the permission for concerted action in the form of fulfillment of the conditions contained in Articles 9.6 and 9.12 of the […]Next
Back in 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook called augmented reality (AR) a “new big market” comparing its size to the smartphone market. According to most analysts, Apple smart glasses will be a new wearable device sold as an additional gadget to the iPhone. Apple itself does not give any details or disclose plans about its […]Next
In the world last week, coronavirus was found in another 2.4 million people – a record high since the beginning of the pandemic. This was reported by the WHO on Tuesday, October 20. “The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to grow rapidly, while the number of new deaths remains relatively stable … As of […]Next
The IMF said that the continuation of Ukraine’s financial support program depends on the independence of NABU, SAP and HACCUkraine. This was stated by the representative of the International Monetary Fund Jerry Rice, on September 10 in Washington. “I can say that the creation of an effective anti-corruption base for Ukraine has been a crucial […]Next
Two of the biggest telecom operator in France, recently reported about their intentions to merge. The amount of the transaction and its details were not disclosed at the moment. This is not the first attempt to conclude an agreement on the merger, talks between the parties were conducted in the past year, but companies could […]Next
On June 30, 2016 the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) plans to launch tender for the privatization of the 99, 6% shares of one of the country’s largest manufacturers of chemical products – Odessa Port Plant. “Carrying out of competition for the sale of stock of shares with an open offer of cost on […]Next
The fall in gross of the domestic product of Ukraine in 2020 will amount to 6%, however, from the next year the economy will growth again: in 2021 – by 4%, in 2022-2023 – by 3% annually, such a forecast is contained in the report of the International Rating Agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) on […]Next
The well-known British businessman Richard Branson said at the World Economic Forum, during a private event “Ukrainian lunch” in Davos, that he is ready to invest in the Ukrainian startups, told Andrei Kolodyuk, the partner of AVentures Capital, who visited the event. He also said that he talked to Branson and discussed the issue about […]Next
The State Property Fund (SPF) of Ukraine expects to announce the second tender for sale of “Odessa Port Plant” in late summer – early autumn. This was stated by Igor Bilous, head of the State Property Fund at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday. “We expect to start the second round at the end of […]Next
Chip maker, Advanced Micro Devices, is in talks to buy a rival chip maker – the American company Xilinx, reported The Wall Street Journal. The deal might be exceeding to $ 30 billion and could be announced for the next week. The merger will become one of the largest transactions in the industry this year, […]Next