Chinese-owned Ralls Corp., blocked by President Barack Obama from buying an Oregon wind-farm project, sued a company that owned the properties, according to a document filed in federal court in Washington.
News Corp.’s independent directors, obligated to assess Rupert Murdoch and other top executives’ handling of the company’s phone-hacking scandal, are relying for guidance on Viet Dinh, a board member with personal ties to the Murdoch family.
News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch and his sons Lachlan and James were sued in Manhattan federal court by a shareholder who says the phone-hacking scandal damaged the company and who described their actions as “damning.”
An affiliate of Sany Group Co., China’s biggest machinery maker, urged a U.S. judge to consider its lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s decision to block a corporate transaction on national security grounds.
Rupert Murdoch and his son James told U.K. lawmakers that resolution of a phone-hacking scandal at News Corp.’s British unit was delayed because they relied on a clean bill of health from the law firm Harbottle & Lewis LLP.
News Corp. director Tom Perkins said he resigned from the board because of his age, reducing the number of independent directors at Rupert Murdoch’s media company two months into a phone-hacking scandal.