U.S. and Canadian union groups on Thursday called on negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to completely exclude dairy products from receiving tariff cuts in the final multilateral pact, arguing that dairy powerhouse New Zealand would flood markets with its exports.
Sears, Roebuck & Co. and its affiliate Kmart Corp. were among 21 companies that a Georgia-based outdoor cooking product manufacturer accused of infringing its patents for a dual-mode grill in a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. International Trade Commission.
The Obama administration on Wednesday outlined a new plan for handling tobacco regulations in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, days after public health groups slammed the U.S. for retreating from an earlier proposal that, they say, included stronger protections for tobacco controls.
A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Department of Commerce to again reconsider using India as a surrogate country in its review of duties on polyethylene terephthalate film from China, ruling the agency neglected key economic data before picking the country.
U.S. government attorneys told the Federal Circuit on Friday that the Department of Commerce has always had the power to assess countervailing duties on imports from countries with nonmarket economies, and a recent law that a Chinese company has branded unconstitutional merely confirmed that.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has reportedly hired prominent New York law firm Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP to handle ongoing investigations into its hiring practices in Hong Kong and its ties to possible bribery of government officials there.
A cattle ranchers' association and other groups on Tuesday slammed an attempt in D.C. federal court to prevent the U.S. from implementing new country-of-origin meat-labeling rules, saying that to block the new rules would contradict the U.S.'s World Trade Organization commitments.
As trade negotiators descend on Brunei this week for the latest round of Trans-Pacific Partnership talks, the countries in the proposed trade deal could start work on the toughest remaining hurdles to a finalized agreement, but experts say the U.S. will have to lead the charge in making concessions.
The European Union announced Tuesday that it will block imports of herring and mackerel from the Faroe Islands in response to the North Atlantic territory's recent policy shifts that could lead to overfishing.
The European Union has dropped an investigation into the alleged dumping of stainless steel tube and pipe fittings from China and Taiwan, according to a notice published Wednesday.
Hewlett-Packard Co. told the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday that one of its judges incorrectly ruled a patent licensing company that sued HP, Acer Inc., Canon Inc. and other companies for infringing five of its patents had a domestic industry the Tariff Act was meant to protect.
Repsol SA's saber-rattling after Argentina nationalized its controlling stake in oil company YPF SA last year isn't a problem for New York's courts to fix, a New York state judge said Tuesday, ruling against a company that accused Repsol of meddling in a billion-dollar energy development deal.
Trade talks underway between China, India and several other Southeast Asian countries could exert some pressure on the U.S. to continue its push for a quick completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, experts say.
With its bid to ban imports of Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad stymied by a White House veto, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. asked the Federal Circuit on Monday to revive part of its U.S. International Trade Commission patent suit against Apple.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s new whistleblower program has yet to receive an influx of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act tips as many had predicted, but the chief of the program and other experts said just one large bounty in a bribery case could change everything.
Attorneys should not be afraid to create their own professional paths, however unconventional. My career path has more closely resembled the ones taken by Billy in the Family Circus comic strip — full of distractions, says Michael Switzer, partner-in-charge of Ulmer & Berne LLP's Chicago office.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will launch a program to stop contaminated, misbranded or unapproved medications from being imported into the country and is seeking applicants, including foreign makers of imported drugs, to participate, the agency said Tuesday.
Public health groups on Monday blasted the Obama administration for backing down from strong protections for tobacco controls under the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, saying a recent U.S. proposal would make it harder to ward off challenges to tobacco regulations.
The U.S. government on Friday pushed the Federal Circuit to allow for refunds of import duties collected during its anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of wind tower imports from China and Vietnam, arguing that a legal challenge from U.S. producers was on shaky ground.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday granted requests to extend the comment period on proposed emission limits for the chemical formaldehyde in domestic and imported composite wood products, finding that the public needed more time to evaluate the rule.