Sports Direct boss Ashley settles US legal row

Mike Ashley has settled a US legal dispute

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has resolved a legal dispute in the USA a day after a court there demanded he gave evidence.

New York Supreme Court judge Andrew Borrok had called the Queen’s Bench of the High Court in London for Ashley to provide “compelling oral evidence for use at trial” the Mail on Sunday reported.

The dispute concerned Ashley’s part in the $100m acquisition of US retailer Eastern Outfitters.

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