The escalating tariff battle between the U.S. and China took another dramatic turn Monday as President Donald Trump said he will consider duties on another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in an effort to undo the country's purportedly discriminatory intellectual property and technology acquisition rules.
The U.S. Department of Labor put out its long-anticipated rule on association health plans on Tuesday, tweaking the agency's interpretation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act's definition of "employer" to allow small businesses to band together and create health plans for their workers.
The Trump administration Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay a nationwide halt that Illinois’ federal courts have placed on enforcing new conditions to a public safety grant that the city of Chicago says ropes so-called “sanctuary cities” into following the president's stringent immigration policies.
Fujifilm hit Xerox with a complaint in New York federal court Monday over the termination of their $6.1 billion combination, alleging that two shareholder activists pressured Xerox into walking away from the deal and seeking more than $1 billion in damages.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Monday that banking giant JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay a $65 million civil penalty for allegedly trying to manipulate a global benchmark tied to an array of interest-rate related derivative products such as swaps and options.
The U.S. Supreme Court asked the solicitor general Monday to weigh in on a challenge to California's ban on selling products made by force-feeding birds, particularly foie gras, seeking the government's views on whether the state rule is preempted by federal law.
Three BigLaw firms are among a handful of shops that recently said they will match Cravath's increased associate pay scale, which includes a $190,000 starting salary for first-year lawyers.
Opponents of political gerrymandering suffered setbacks Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to strike down electoral maps in Wisconsin and Maryland allegedly drawn to favor one party over the other, but the justices’ narrow rulings mean the issue will almost certainly resurface in the near future.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to review a Ninth Circuit ruling holding that the National Park Service has the right to enforce its hovercraft ban on an Alaska river, setting the high court up to consider the dispute for the second time.
The U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that judges don't have to provide in-depth explanations of their rationales in resentencing rulings after retroactive changes to the sentencing guidelines that governed their initial decision have been applied, resolving a circuit split on the issue.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to review a D.C. Circuit decision finding that an investment banker who copied and pasted his boss' allegedly fraudulent email about an energy investment into a message to clients is himself liable for fraud.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took up Apple Inc.’s bid to quash a proposed consumer class action claiming the technology giant illegally monopolized the iPhone app market, a little more than a month after the Trump administration threw its weight behind the tech giant's request.
Federal appellate courts should correct sentencing mistakes even when the errors do not “shock the conscience,” the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday as it rejected a Fifth Circuit definition of how to examine “plain errors” by lower courts and ruled for a noncitizen convicted of illegal reentry.
By Ed Beeson