Korea has become the latest nation to take issue with the United States' use of a debated methodology for calculating dumping margins, saying in a World Trade Organization consultations request that the practice has led to unfair anti-dumping duty orders.
Amid allegations of misconduct by a federal prosecutor, former Broadcom Corp. general counsel David Dull has secured a nonprosecution agreement in the ongoing stock options backdating case against former top executives of the semiconductor company, according to court documents.
A federal jury on Friday found Bayer AG liable for contaminating the U.S. rice supply with two strains of genetically modified rice, awarding two farmers compensatory damages of about $2 million but declining to issue punitive damages.
The European Council unanimously adopted a legislative package Friday designed to create a single European Union patent and patent court, marking a breakthrough in the long-running efforts to reform the patent system for the 27-member bloc.
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., has unveiled legislation that would increase funding to help developing countries deploy clean technologies, reduce deforestation and cope with climate change in hopes of providing the basis for an international investment deal at crucial United Nations talks next week.
The Federal Trade Commission's growing signals that it is poised to breathe new life into Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act have sparked questions about just how far the agency could push its authority under the long-dormant statute to target conduct outside the bounds of U.S. antitrust laws.
Sen. Herb Kohl, D-Wis., on Thursday proposed an amendment to the U.S. Senate health care legislation that would place limits on the pay-for-delay deals that brand-name drug manufacturers strike with generics makers in order to slow the market entry of generic competition to blockbuster drugs.
In its first amendment to the health care overhaul, the U.S. Senate has voted for a provision sponsored by Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., that would force insurance companies to pay for the entire cost of preventive care such as mammograms for women.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has resolved a long-running wage-and-hour class action by agreeing to pay $40 million to 87,500 workers at its Massachusetts stores who accused the discount retailer of refusing them breaks and requiring them to work off the clock.
A Wisconsin appeals court has affirmed a $203.8 million judgment in favor of S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. stemming from an alleged kickback scheme between S.C. Johnson employees and trucking companies that bilked the company of millions of dollars.
A jury has convicted fallen business magnate Thomas J. Petters of carrying out a $3.6 billion Ponzi scheme, and the founder of Petters Group Worldwide LLC now faces the possibility of spending the rest of his life behind bars.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the withdrawal of a Bush administration rule that went into effect the day President Barack Obama was sworn into office exempting certain manufacturing byproducts used for fuel from hazardous waste regulations.
The federal judge overseeing the ongoing suit over the use of copyrighted works in Google Inc.'s online library has refused Amazon.com Inc.'s request to reconsider his preliminary approval of a revised settlement in the case, saying the court would address the nuanced issues during a fairness hearing in February.
Legislators have thrown their support behind the creation of a Federal Insurance Office that would have some authority to negotiate international insurance agreements and make recommendations regarding industry regulations.
Over-the-counter derivatives must be more heavily regulated to avoid a repeat of the current financial crisis, former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair Brooksley Born told members of Congress in a hearing Wednesday.
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., on Wednesday vowed to pass legislation reversing two recent Supreme Court rulings raising the civil pleading standard, saying the pair of narrow decisions are effectively closing citizens out of courthouses and undermining Congress.
The U.S. House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee on Wednesday approved a controversial bill giving federal authorities broad new powers to shrink and dismantle systemically significant companies, advancing a key piece of Democrats' financial regulatory reform package.
South Florida lawyer Scott W. Rothstein has pled not guilty to federal charges that he operated a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme out of his firm Rothstein Rosenfeldt & Adler PA.
Twenty-one states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have won a $25 million settlement from a group of vitamin makers that allegedly conspired to fix vitamin prices between 1988 and 2000.
A federal appeals court has nixed a bid by a group of foreign citizens to join multidistrict product liability litigation in the U.S. over Merck & Co.'s painkiller Vioxx, clearing the way for those cases to be heard in their respective foreign forums.