Tag Archives: Court

Thai court to decide fate of Thanathorn’s Future Forward Party

Bangkok, Thailand¬†–¬†Thailand’s Constitutional Court is set to issue on Friday its verdict on an electoral case that could lead to the possible dissolution of the country’s third-largest political bloc – an outcome that could push the country into another round of unrest. The Future Forward Party (FFP) and its leader, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, are accused of breaking election finance laws when ... Read More »

Court Rules Life Time Tax For New Cars To Be Paid Only On Invoice Value

Life time tax can only be calculated on invoice value Highlights Hyderabad High Court rules on life time tax on new cars Lifetime tax to be calculated on invoice value, not ex-showroom prices Dealers are free to give discounts to customers on new cars The Hyderabad High Court has ruled that life time tax collected by the government can be ... Read More »

Liquor Stocks Fall After Top Court Orders Closure Of Shops Along Highways

Shares of liquor makers such as Globus Spirits, Pincon Spirit, Radico Khaitan and United Spirits fell as much as 7 per cent after the Supreme Court ordered closure of liquor shops along the national and state highways. Indian made foreign liquor maker Globus Spirits fell as much as 6.85 per cent to Rs 90.35. It was followed by Pincon Spirit ... Read More »

Apple Loses Court Case in Denmark Over Refurbished Phones

Apple Inc. has violated a consumer law in Denmark by giving a customer a refurbished iPhone with used components in replacement for his new one that wasn’t working properly, a Danish court ruled. The Glostrup City Court says consumer David Lysgaard “had a legitimate expectation” to receive a new product, adding the replacement smartphone “can’t be qualified as a brand ... Read More »

Samsung Wins Over Apple in $399 Million Patent Appeal in US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The 8-0 ruling, written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, held that a patent violator does not always ... Read More »

Amazon Ordered by US Court to Process Refunds for Children’s In-App Purchases

A federal judge on Thursday directed Amazon.com Inc to set up a year-long process to reimburse parents whose children made in-app purchases without permission, but rejected a US regulator’s request for a $26.5 million lump-sum payout. US District Judge John Coughenour, in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle, issued his order more than six months after finding the online retailer liable, in ... Read More »

Court Asks Hotel Leela Venture To Pay Rs. 258 Crore Royalty To Airports Authority

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday upheld its single judge decision asking Hotel Leela Venture Ltd to pay Rs. 258 crore to Airports Authority of India (AAI) as royalty for possession of its property near Mumbai International Airport. “We affirm the destination reached by the single judge notwithstanding the route taken not being reflective of the journey undertaken ... Read More »

Apple-Samsung iPhone Patent Feud Leaves US Supreme Court Struggling

  The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the US Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday, as the justices puzzled over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product like an iPhone. (Also see: Apple Wins Appeal Reinstating $119.6 Million Samsung Verdict) The eight justices heard arguments in Samsung’s bid ... Read More »

US Appeals Court Sends BlackBerry Lawsuit Back to Lower Court

A US appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing BlackBerry of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone line that was misleading. While the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim, it ordered a ... Read More »

Delhi High Court Directs Ola, Uber to Charge Government Rates From August 22

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed app-based taxi aggregators, including Ola and Uber, not to charge more than government-fixed rates from its passangers from August 22. Justice Manmohan gave 10 days to these aggregators to comply with the Delhi government’s 2013 policy, under which these cab companies were to charge fares prescribed by the Delhi Transport Department. According to ... Read More »