Reuters Legal News

  • Uber wins U.S. court appeal to push price-fixing case to arbitration
    on August 17, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration. […]

  • U.S. House Democrats launch probe into MS drug pricing
    on August 17, 2017 at 9:59 pm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. House Democrats said on Thursday they were launching an investigation into why prices for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatments have nearly quintupled since 2004, and they sent letters requesting information from seven drugmakers. […]

  • Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement
    on August 17, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases. […]

  • Trump to revoke Obama-era flood risk building standards
    on August 15, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will revoke an Obama-era executive order on Tuesday that required strict building standards for government-funded projects to reduce exposure to increased flooding from sea level rise, sources said. […]

  • Uber settles U.S. allegations over data privacy
    on August 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has agreed to two decades of audits after U.S. regulators found the ride-services company failed to protect the personal information of drivers and passengers and deceived the public about efforts to prevent snooping by its employees. […]