#Settlement

.USA
Broadcom was accused of abusing its clout. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Broadcom)

  • Us Federal filed a proposed order to settle antitrust charges against semiconductor maker Broadcom
  • The consent order requires Broadcom to stop demanding its customers buy components
  • The company reached a similar agreement with European Commission

.South Carolina, USA
Juul is the leader in E-cigarette market. (Representative image/Pixabay)

  • The agreement is the first settlement that Juul has agreed to with a US state
  • The deal mandates "drastic changes" in business practices from Juul Labs in the southern state
  • North Carolina AG launched an investigation in 2018 against the company

.Columbus, OH, USA
Adam Coy was subsequently dismissed from the police force and faces murder charges. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Ohio Police has agreed to pay $10 million to family of an unarmed Black man who was killed by a police officer last year
  • Andre Hill, 47, was shot dead on December 22 by Columbus police officer Adam Coy
  • Attorney Zach Klein said the $10 million settlement is the largest in the history of the midwestern city

.London, UK
The divorce case involved Russian billionaire Farkhad Akhmedov and his wife Tatina. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Temur Akhmedov, son of Russian billionaire Farkhad Akhmedov, was ordered to pay $100 million to his mother
  • Tatiana Akhmedova will get $631 million in the divorce settlement
  • The divorce proceedings began in 2016

.California, USA
Amazon has been accused of employee abuse in the past. (Credit : Unsplash)

  • The settlement bars Amazon from misrepresenting driver earnings and tips
  • The FTC alleged, Amazon shifted to a lower hourly rate without disclosing this
  • The company reverted to its previous policy in August 2019 after the FTC began its investigation