Two former executives of Miami-based telecommunications company Latin Node Inc. face Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other charges for allegedly paying more than $500,000 in bribes to Honduran officials over an interconnection agreement for long-distance services.
A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling that seven companies directly infringe one patent and contributorily infringe a second held by Tessera Inc. that relate to semiconductor chip technology.
Two manufacturers in the United Arab Emirates sold polyethylene terephthalate film, sheet and strip in the United States below normal value in 2008 and 2009, according to a review by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury said Tuesday it had instituted new sanctions against Iranian banks and other companies that allegedly assist the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the country’s national maritime carrier in illicit activities and deceptive behavior.
Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., is blocking Senate consideration of a bill to extend key trade preference programs — including the Trade Adjustment Assistance program, the Generalized System of Preferences and the Andean Trade Preference Act — over concerns about duty-free treatment for sleeping bags from Bangladesh.
An investigative panel with the World Trade Organization has penned an interim report that takes issue with anti-dumping duties imposed by the U.S. on imports of Brazilian orange juice, Brazil's Foreign Ministry disclosed Monday.
A federal judge has upheld anti-dumping duties imposed on fresh garlic from China, finding little merit to claims from three Chinese companies that the rates are based on unsuitable surrogate data.
Democratic leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation that would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration broad new authorities and tools to boost safety regulation in the increasingly global marketplace for drugs.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Microsoft Corp. based on Motorola Mobility Inc.'s allegations that the software giant's Xbox gaming consoles infringe five of its patents covering methods for wireless communications and data compression.
Italian oil company Saipem on Monday announced a settlement and nonprosecution agreement with the Nigerian government in an investigation into its Snamprogetti Netherlands BV unit for allegedly conspiring on contracts to build liquefied natural gas facilities in the country.
The White House has pledged to move forward on stalled free trade agreements with Panama and Colombia after reports that the Obama administration was tabling the deals because they lack congressional support.
The U.S. Senate has voted once again to advance sweeping legislation to boost the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's authority to police producers domestically and abroad, correcting a technical mistake that threatened to derail the first major overhaul of food safety regulation in nearly 80 years.
President Barack Obama signed an $858 billion compromise bill on Friday that extends Bush-era tax cuts and includes provisions to prolong tax credits for ethanol producers, ethanol tariffs and billions in grants for renewable energy projects.
A U.S. International Trade Commission judge has sided with Garmin Corp. in an investigation prompted by a complaint from Pioneer Corp. that alleged the GPS device maker's navigation products infringed three patents.
Nigeria has agreed to a reported $250 million settlement to end bribery charges against former Vice President Dick Cheney and his former business Halliburton Co. related to natural gas contracts in the country.
A federal judge has tossed Ford Motor Co.'s $2.6 million suit seeking refunds from the U.S. government for harbor maintenance taxes.
The U.S. government is seeking as much as $2.3 million in penalties from a Texas food importer accused of falsely claiming that dozens of peanut orders were eligible for duty-free treatment because they came from Mexico.
The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether Hewlett-Packard Co. personnel in multiple European countries were involved in kickbacks or other improper payments to state-owned or private entities, the company said in an SEC filing.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has proposed revamping the way it conducts anti-dumping reviews, floating new measures that would make it more difficult for exporters in nonmarket economy countries to avoid uniform dumping margins and ensure that smaller companies are individually examined.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has barred Mexico's Ataudes Aguilares SRL from importing caskets into the U.S. that infringe five patents for special drawers and ornamental attachments held by Batesville Services Inc.