Porsche Automobil Holding SE, already facing suits seeking a combined 4 billion euros ($5.2 billion) linked to the carmaker’s aborted takeover of Volkswagen AG, was sued by 25 more hedge funds in Germany.
Two senior News Corp. journalists and the bodyguard of Rebekah Brooks, the former head of the company’s U.K. unit, were among six defendants who appeared at a London court for the first time to face bribery, misconduct and obstruction charges.
John Tomic, the coach and father of top-ranked Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, was barred from men’s tour events until further notice as he faces a charge of assaulting his son’s training partner.
HSBC Holdings Plc, custodian of a fund that lost about 1.1 billion euros ($1.5 billion) through Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said liability rules for banks in Europe weren’t as strict at the time of the scandal surrounding the convicted fraudster.
Prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombings have begun to grapple with the daunting task of assembling evidence from multiple crime scenes and around the world to explain to jurors the story behind the attack, as the latest example of terror on American soil moves to a courtroom.