Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.
- Abu Qatada cleared of terror charges (via BBC News)
- Pakistani citizen challenges UK’s ‘act of state’ stance in Iraq torture case (via The Guardian)
- Wall St. Bankrolls Ex-Executive as He Sues Over A.I.G. Bailout (via NYT DealBook)
- Labour would extend human rights law, says Khan (Law Society Gazette)
- Linklaters, Allen & Overy and CMS advise as Vodafone purchases 140 stores from Phones4u (via Legal Week)
- Google Wi-Fi Roundup Mistake Has Lawyers Eyeing Jackpot (via Bloomberg)
- Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Gets Life In US Prison (via Sky News)
- Starbucks to take control of Japan operations for $914m (via The FT)
- US federal prison population drops for the first time since 1980 (via The Guardian)
- Dave Lee Travis is found guilty of indecent assault (via The Independent)
- Google reveals most searched-for universities (via BBC News)
- Children being denied justice by legal cuts, says children’s commissioner (via The Guardian)
- Why Alibaba’s switch to a New York listing left Freshfields out in the cold (via The Lawyer)
- Quartet of law firms advise on Siemens’ $7.6bn US buy out (via LegalWeek)
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