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Judge: Gawker Founder Can’t Halt Hulk Hogan From Enforcing Verdict

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton lost his latest bid to halt enforcement of the $140 million verdict won by Hulk Hogan in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit, according to a court document provided by the former pro wrestler’s attorney. Florida Judge Pamela …

Hulk Hogan Moves to Take Down Gawker’s Liability Shield in Bankruptcy

Hulk Hogan, stymied by the bankruptcy filing of Gawker Media in the midst of a legal battle over a sex tape, is fighting back using the tools of Chapter 11 law. Hogan, unable to collect a $140 million jury verdict …

Arbiter Dismissed in Latest Twist in AmTrust Bribery Case Against Italian Broker

An arbitrator in Milan was removed by an Italian judge on concerns he couldn’t be impartial after AmTrust Financial Services Inc. sued him, claiming he’d been bribed to force the U.S. company to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to …

Former QBE Insurance Executive, Consultant Charged with Embezzling $2.6M

A former QBE Insurance Group Ltd. executive and an accomplice embezzled $2.6 million by submitting phony invoices in which the name of the chief financial officer was forged, according to U.S. prosecutors. James J. Shea, a former QBE vice president …