Bangladesh’s Supreme Court Summons Lawyer and Journalist Over Allegations of Damaging Judiciary’s Reputation in Online Talk-Show

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The highest court in Bangladesh has initiated proceedings against lawyer Mohammed Mohsen Rashid and journalist Kanak Sarwar following accusations that they undermined the judiciary in an online talk show. The show in question, titled “Bangladesh War Crime Tribunals,” hosted by Sarwar who is currently residing abroad, aired provocations that prompted legal actions including the suspension of Rashid’s right to practice law. The controversy hinges on statements made in the June 21 talk show, a day following a pivotal verdict by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. The UK court ruling revived … Read more

Embraer’s Global Operations Pose Significant Compliance and Trade Risks, Threatening Reputation and Financial Performance

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Embraer-empresa Brasileira De Aeronautica (ERJ) has unveiled a new risk stemming from its international operations. The extensive global reach of the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer brings with it the challenge of adhering to complex international laws and regulations. Failure to swiftly address compliance issues, particularly in the face of numerous foreign contracts, could have severe legal consequences, jeopardizing the company’s reputation and financial performance. Furthermore, as the majority of its revenue comes from international customers, Embraer is susceptible to the fluctuating winds of global trade policies and regulatory shifts, which could negatively … Read more

E. Jean Carroll’s Reputation Damage from Trump’s Defamatory Statements Could Cost up to $12.1 Million, Professor Tells Jury

New York City, NY – A federal jury in New York heard testimony on Thursday estimating that it could cost up to $12.1 million to repair the damage caused to writer E. Jean Carroll’s reputation by two defamatory statements made by former President Donald Trump in 2019. Northwestern University professor Ashlee Humphreys provided the analysis, which aimed to assess the number of people who saw and believed Trump’s statements denying the sexual assault allegations made by Carroll. The judge overseeing Carroll’s defamation suit against Trump has already ruled that the statements were defamatory, leaving the … Read more

Donald Trump Faces Defamation Trial Over Sexual Abuse Allegations: Accuser’s Reputation on the Line

NEW YORK—Former President Donald Trump displayed his frustration on Tuesday as the judge in his New York defamation trial informed potential jurors that a previous jury had already determined that he sexually assaulted a columnist in the 1990s. Trump left before opening statements, where the lawyer representing the columnist accused him of using his influential platform to destroy her reputation. Fresh off a political victory in the Iowa caucuses, Trump made a brief detour to a Manhattan courtroom for the penalty phase of a civil defamation lawsuit filed by E. Jean Carroll. Carroll claims that … Read more