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DOJ signals new interest in policing class action settlements

On Friday, the Justice Department filed a statement of interest opposing final court approval of a proposed consumer class action settlement in federal court in Camden, New Jersey. I’ll tell you below about the substance of the government’s qualms with the settlement, which resolves allegations that a website called Wines ‘Til Sold Out misrepresented the original prices of wines it sold at a purported discount. But the significance of DOJ’s filing isn’t the particular flaws it highli

British Columbia challenges Alberta wine ban in oil row

VANCOUVER British Columbia said on Monday that it will formally challenge a ban of its wine by Alberta under Canada's national free-trade pact, as a battle between the two provinces over a crude oil pipeline expansion project rages on.

20 Feb 2018

British Columbia challenges Alberta wine ban in oil row

VANCOUVER, Feb 19 British Columbia said on Monday that it will formally challenge a ban of its wine by Alberta under Canada's national free-trade pact, as a battle between the two provinces over a crude oil pipeline expansion project rages on.

20 Feb 2018

Australia's Treasury Wines says sues 'copycat' for imitating brand in China

SYDNEY Australia's Treasury Wine Estates, the world's largest standalone winemaker, on Friday said it launched legal action in the country's Federal Court against a "copycat" it accused of imitating its prestigious Penfolds brand in China.

16 Feb 2018

Australia's Treasury Wines says sues 'copycat' for imitating brand in China

SYDNEY Australia's Treasury Wine Estates, the world's largest standalone winemaker, on Friday said it launched legal action in the country's Federal Court against a "copycat" it accused of imitating its prestigious Penfolds brand in China.

16 Feb 2018

Australia's Treasury Wines says sues "copycat" for imitating brand in China

SYDNEY, Feb 16 Australia's Treasury Wine Estates , the world's largest standalone winemaker, on Friday said it launched legal action in the country's Federal Court against a "copycat" it accused of imitating its prestigious Penfolds brand in China.

16 Feb 2018

For Australian winemakers, Chinese relationships are bearing fruit

HUNTER VALLEY, Australia/SHANGHAI Wang Zhe, a wealthy Chinese businessman from Guangzhou, liked his glass of decade-old Chardonnay at an Australian winery so much he wanted more. | Video

15 Feb 2018

For Australian winemakers, Chinese relationships are bearing fruit

HUNTER VALLEY, Australia/SHANGHAI, Feb 15 Wang Zhe, a wealthy Chinese businessman from Guangzhou, liked his glass of decade-old Chardonnay at an Australian winery so much he wanted more.

15 Feb 2018

Getting alcohol from mom or dad doesn’t prevent risky drinking

(Reuters Health) - Parents may be tempted to give teens an occasional taste of alcohol to teach responsible drinking habits, but a new study suggests this may have the opposite effect.

15 Feb 2018

Reluctant consort to Denmark's Queen, Prince Henrik dies at 83

COPENHAGEN Denmark's Prince Henrik has died at 83, taking to the grave his resentment at playing second fiddle to his wife, Queen Margrethe. | Video

14 Feb 2018