The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched an Internet-based registry to track patterns in contaminated food, as part of legislation requiring food facilities to report potentially dangerous products.
Lifestyle Enterprise Inc., Orient International Holding Shanghai Foreign Trade Co. Ltd. and other importers have sued the U.S. Department of Commerce, arguing that a recent administrative review of anti-dumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture from China came after the legal deadline.
The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control has amended regulations on U.S.-Cuban relations, easing restrictions on family visits, family remittances and telecommunications.
Mexican steel company ThyssenKrupp Mexinox SA de CV has asked a federal court to permanently halt the distribution to domestic producers of anti-dumping and countervailing duties levied against certain Mexican steel products, as well as rule that such activities violate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Federal customs agents have confiscated more than 15,000 pairs of knockoff Gucci shoes worth as much as $3.9 million that were shipped from China to the U.S. under the guise of “home decorations.”
The holder of a patent for hybrid car technology has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate Toyota Motor Corp. over an alleged patent infringement violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act in an ongoing dispute between the two parties.
An Internet radio network suing the Copyright Royalty Board is hoping to freeze a proceeding that would determine new online radio royalty rates while it pursues litigation over the allegedly unconstitutional appointment of the federal tribunal's three judges.
As part of a concerted effort to combat the widespread practice of illegal logging in the South Pacific region, representatives from the U.S., Indonesia, Malaysia and a handful of other countries have commenced the first regional dialogue on ways to promote the legal trade of forest products.
U.S. antitrust authorities have signed off on a deal in which bankrupt auto parts maker Delphi Corp. would sell the bulk of its assets to General Motors Corp. and a consortium of lenders led by Elliott Management Corp. and Silver Point Capital LP.
The European Commission has put a hold on a proposed $7.4 billion merger between Oracle Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc., saying Thursday that it would subject the tie-up to “an in-depth investigation” due to concerns about its effects on competition in the database market.
The Internal Revenue Service has clarified the risk distribution rule for reinsurance companies, reportedly ruling that they should be given favorable tax treatment even if they only take on a single risk from a primary insurer, provided that they also assume risks from other insurers.
Despite receiving detailed complaints pointing to Bernard L. Madoff's Ponzi scheme for more than a decade, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission never mounted a competent investigation of the disgraced financier or of his firm, the agency's Office of Inspector General said Wednesday.
Pakistan's competition authority has fined 20 cement makers more than 6.3 billion rupees ($76.6 million) for allegedly colluding to raise the price of cement across the country.
The U.S. Court of International Trade has handed MKS Instruments Inc. — a producer of instruments used in semiconductor manufacturing — a win in its challenge to the way the U.S. government classifies the company's imports of radio frequency generators, ruling that the imports should be duty free.
PT Garuda Indonesia Ltd. has become the latest airline to be hit with a lawsuit by Australia's competition regulator as part of a long-running probe into cartel activity in the international air cargo industry.
As U.S. lawmakers grapple with the possibility of regulating insurance at the federal level, an association of state insurance commissioners has submitted a report to the International Monetary Fund saying that the current state-based system is consistent with international standards.
The U.S. Court of International Trade has again remanded a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that revoking anti-dumping duty orders on imported ball bearings would injure the domestic industry, saying the finding is unsupported by substantial evidence.
The Sierra Club, the Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice have strengthened their call for federal rules governing the disposal of coal ash now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has revealed that there are almost twice as many coal ash dump sites across the nation as it originally estimated.
Laser machine retailer EOS of North America Inc. has sued the U.S. government, alleging that U.S. Customs and Border Protection misclassified duty rates on EOS' imported equipment and required the company to pay too much in import taxes.
A group of steel companies that includes a unit of the world's top steelmaker, ArcelorMittal SA, may be on the hook for fines of 10 percent of the companies' annual revenue and exports after South Africa's competition watchdog requested the penalties be imposed over alleged price-fixing in the steel industry.