International Arbitration

  • March 5, 2013

    Baker Botts Hires Ex-Squire Sanders Export Pro In UK

    Baker Botts LLP has bolstered its ranks with the addition of a former Squire Sanders LLP partner specializing in export controls to its London office, the firm said Tuesday.

  • March 1, 2013

    WTO To Probe U.S. Duties On Vietnamese Shrimp

    The World Trade Organization will examine the United States' use of zeroing to calculate anti-dumping duties on Vietnamese frozen warm-water shrimp, officials representing the Southeast Asian nation said Friday.

  • February 21, 2013

    Cargill, Mexico Settle Feud Over $95M NAFTA Fine

    Agricultural products conglomerate Cargill Inc. has settled its suit in New York federal court against the Mexican government to compel it to pay a $94.6 million NAFTA fine for the country's import restrictions on U.S.-produced high fructose corn syrup.

  • February 20, 2013

    Honey Processors Fined $3M In $180M Duty-Ducking Probe

    Two domestic honey processing companies have agreed to pay $3 million total to resolve charges stemming from a probe of alleged Chinese honey smuggling operations that avoided $180 million in anti-dumping duties, prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • December 20, 2012

    International Trade MVP: Ted Posner

    When Argentina refused to pay a $133 million arbitration award to Blue Ridge Investments, a Bank of America Securities subsidiary, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP's Ted Posner successfully petitioned President Barack Obama to suspend the South American country's trade benefits with the U.S., helping earn him a spot among Law360's list of International Trade MVPs.

  • December 4, 2012

    Quinn Emanuel To Open Paris Office With Arbitration Whiz

    Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP will open an outpost in Paris specializing in business litigation and international arbitration in areas such as energy, project finance and sovereign investments, making the new office the firm’s fourth European location, it announced Monday.