The University of California, owner of the Los Alamos nuclear weapons lab, may be facing a fine of $3.3 million from the Department of Energy, after the regulatory agency found classified documents from the facility in a completely unrelated trailer-park drug raid.
One of the largest contract security providers in the United States will pay $18 million to settle whistleblower charges that it provided unqualified civilian security guards to protect eight U.S. Army bases.
In the latest fallout over security breaches at Boeing Co., a former employee of the aerospace giant has been charged with 16 counts of computer trespass after he allegedly leaked sensitive internal documents to the media in May 2006.
A former executive with a company that supplied products used by the U.S. Department of Defense has agreed to a jail sentence and a fine in order to quell allegations that he participated in two bid-rigging conspiracies and accepted a kickback from a subcontractor.
A Japanese fiber maker has been hit with a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice accusing the company of knowingly selling a defective fiber used in bullet-proof vests that weakened when exposed to florescent lights, heat and humidity.
Donald Murray on Wednesday became the third marine products executive in recent months to plead guilty to a federal charge of conspiring to rig bids, the Department of Justice announced.
Engine maker Solomon Technologies Inc. is planning to appeal a federal trade agency's ruling that Toyota Motor Corp. did not infringe a patent for hybrid vehicle technology.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has requested more information about British aerospace and defense firm Meggitt plc’s proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of airplane brake maker K&F Industries Holdings Inc., K&F said Monday.
In an effort to repeal a nearly 50-year-old-law that forces them to retire at age 60, three airline pilots have sued the Federal Aviation Administration in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
In a ruling that clarifies the meaning of the term “original source” in cases brought under the False Claims Act, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a retired engineer who filed a qui tam suit over practices at the nuclear weapons plant where he worked is not eligible to share $4.2 million the government won after fraud at the plant came to light.
Europe’s Airbus has unfairly cornered the civil aircraft market thanks to over $100 billion in subsidies, according to an argument made at a World Trade Organization hearing by United States officials.
The general public will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the long-running battle between the European Union and the United States over aircraft subsidies when the World Trade Organization airs a hearing on the matter.
Cap Wireless, an amplifier subsystems designer, can breathe a sigh of relief now that a U.S. District Court has granted it summary judgment of noninfringement after an 18-month patent wrangling over communications technology with rival Wavestream Corp.
Military contractor Raytheon Corp. has filed a lawsuit against a rival, alleging the company hired away more than 30 Raytheon employees, who took trade secrets and patents with them.
A Florida-based engine maker has filed a petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission to review a judge’s ruling that Toyota Motor Corp. did not infringe on its patent related to technology for powering hybrid cars.
Two executives for a Pennsylvania defense contractor have pled guilty and agreed to serve jail time for conspiring to rig bids on contracts with the U.S. Navy.
A legal adviser to Europe's highest court said Tuesday that Germany could not shield Volkswagen AG, its largest auto maker, from foreign takeovers under a law deemed protectionist by European Union competition regulators.
A legal adviser to Europe's highest court is set to issue a ruling on Tuesday on whether Germany can shield Volkswagen AG, its largest auto maker, from a foreign takeover under a law that European Union competition regulators have called protectionist and sought to overturn.
The European Union has fired back in its long-running dispute with the United States over subsidies for Boeing Inc. and Airbus, filing a response to claims the U.S. made in an earlier complaint filed with the World Trade Organization.
Federal regulators have filed action against two former executives of defense contractor Engineered Support Systems, claiming the pair backdated stock options to the tune of $20 million.