As Rupert Murdoch testifies this week before a judge-led inquiry into media ethics, strict security is in place to protect him from agitators like the man who shoved a foam pie in his face when he made a similar appearance before Parliament.
Patricia A. Millett, the head of the Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Supreme Court practice and co-head of its national appellate practice, broke the record on Tuesday for the most oral arguments before the court by a woman.
Mark Lewis, the British lawyer who was instrumental in putting News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal in the public eye, asked a judge for a jury trial of his related defamation lawsuit against London police.
Mark Lewis, the lawyer representing dozens of News of the World phone-hacking victims, said testimony by former News Corp. executives to the U.K. Parliament today may determine if James Murdoch lied about the scandal.
Deutsche Bank AG cut its year-end price forecast for European Union carbon permits by 33 percent because the market is oversupplied through 2020 and fuel prices have become “redundant” when assessing allowances’ value.