A World Trade Organization panel overseeing a dispute between the United States and Turkey over tariffs on Turkish pipe imports on Tuesday announced that it was not issuing a final decision until later this year, citing a shortfall of lawyers to work on the case.
Two Moldovan oil and gas investors looking to enforce a more than $500 million arbitral award against Kazakhstan have asked a New York federal court to help them get their hands on financial records maintained by a major New York City sovereign investment firm, saying the company manages some of Kazakhstan's assets here.
European Union legislation prevents member states from reaching an arbitration agreement to stop governments and investors seeking judicial review before a European court, the bloc’s highest court ruled on Tuesday.
Whether it was sitting as an arbitrator in a high-profile international dispute or hosting one of many dinners with friends and colleagues, David D. Caron could draw upon his impressive intellect while remaining uniquely genial, gracious and compassionate.
A Kuwaiti auto dealer on Monday urged a Michigan federal judge to overturn an arbitral decision that Ford Motor Co. properly terminated its resale agreement and that a federal motor vehicle law did not apply to contracts between domestic manufacturers and foreign dealers.
A New York federal court has confirmed an International Centre for Dispute Resolution breach of contract award topping $850,000 won by Rubbermaid Commercial Products LLC against a Chinese supplier accused of never furnishing paid-for cookware and never returning Rubbermaid molds and tools.
Russian gas giant Gazprom must compensate Naftogaz for the cost of importing more expensive natural gas into Ukraine, a Naftogaz executive said Monday, after Gazprom refused to restart supplies following Naftogaz's $2.56 billion arbitral award in their dispute over a 10-year gas purchase deal.
The European Union and Russia have asked the World Trade Organization for permission to formally observe a dispute between the U.S. and South Korea over a slew of U.S. duties on the Asian nation’s steel and energy products.
For nearly a year, the Trump administration has been toying with steep tariffs on steel and aluminum in the name of national security, pulling the nation and its largest trading partners into a dramatic saga that has put the fate of the global trading system on the line. As the president nears a final decision, Law360 takes you through all of the story’s twists and turns.
A Stockholm Chamber of Commerce arbitral tribunal wrongly narrowed a Luxembourg private equity company's claim against Poland over measures that precluded the company from developing a Warsaw apartment complex, an English court found Friday.
A D.C. federal judge on Friday shot down Venezuela's attempt to block enforcement of a $1.2 billion arbitral award issued to Rusoro Mining Ltd. after the Canadian company's Venezuelan investments were nationalized without compensation, rejecting arguments that the award had been improperly calculated.
A Belgian investor has launched a €65 million ($80 million) arbitration claim against Turkey in the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, alleging that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s crackdown on press freedom has resulted in its investment in a media services company being unlawfully expropriated by the state.
Global litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd. has signed on to finance its first international commercial arbitration in Singapore, thought to be one of the first examples of funded international arbitration in the city-state since the passage of legislation last year that opened the door to outside funding.
President Donald Trump has picked a new trade fight over imports of steel and aluminum, but experts say it is the nation's booming agricultural sector that could end up taking the brunt of the damage if major U.S. allies begin retaliating.
An English High Court judge on Thursday found that a London tribunal lacks jurisdiction to hear a nearly $70 million arbitration against a Chinese company that was allegedly acting as guarantor for a shipping company that backed out of a charter agreement, concluding the underlying guarantee agreement had never been authorized.
President Donald Trump’s looming threat to slap hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminum is the most aggressive trade enforcement maneuver yet from an administration that has had many of them, and one that experts say may pose a significant threat to the global trading order.
Lawmakers for the United Arab Emirates have approved a long-awaited draft federal arbitration law, the country's official news agency has reported.
Russian natural gas giant Gazprom said Thursday that it would defend its rights after arbitrators in Stockholm awarded Ukraine's national oil and gas company a net $2.56 billion following a dispute over a 10-year gas purchase deal.
A New York Supreme Court judge has disqualified King & Spalding LLP from representing an animal health company in international arbitration, ruling that its past work with the company's adversaries in the case presents a conflict.
Ukraine's national oil and gas company said Wednesday it has prevailed in arbitration in Stockholm over Russian natural gas giant Gazprom following a dispute over a 10-year gas purchase deal, resulting in a net payment by the Russian company to the Ukrainian company of $2.56 billion.
While each new year is expected to bring fresh challenges to the legal industry, 2018 will be particularly disruptive to the status quo. Both law firms and organizations that cater to the legal community should prepare for developments like increasing pressure from international clients and data security risks caused by multigenerational gaps, says Jeff Ton of Bluelock LLC.
Jay Greenberg and Max Volsky, co-founders of litigation finance platform LexShares Inc., analyze emerging trends based on conversations with their investors and executives in this rapidly evolving sector.
Study of the Enneagram personality typing system can provide attorneys with better insights into themselves, and into those they interact with professionally, including clients, opposing counsel and judges, says Jennifer Gibbs of Zelle LLP.
John Greenya’s new book, “Gorsuch: The Judge Who Speaks for Himself,” offers readers something the confirmation hearings did not — the backstory of Neil Gorsuch and a glimpse of who Justice Gorsuch is, says Chief Judge Timothy Tymkovich of the Tenth Circuit.
What business of law topics piqued reader interest in 2017? Take a look back at the year's five most-read legal industry articles from Law360 guest authors.
Two years ago, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e) was amended to provide a clearer road map for courts analyzing whether to permit sanctions for the spoliation of evidence. Yet there is still no specific guidance for when a sanctions request relates to electronically stored and nonelectronically stored information, says Skadden associate Robin Shah.
For many female attorneys, the results revealed in the New York State Bar Association’s recently adopted report on female litigators in the courtroom were not encouraging but not terribly surprising. Each stakeholder in the litigation process — judges, law firms and corporate clients — should contribute toward increasing female voices in the courtroom, says Carrie Cohen of Morrison & Foerster LLP.
Every seasoned litigator has his or her fair share of courtroom stories. Check out the strange experiences that captured reader interest in this popular 2017 series.
The question I ask about new technology is how can it improve the quality of my practice — and my life? This year, the iPhone X, the Apple Watch Series 3 and a .LAW domain have proven to be great investments, for professional and personal reasons, says attorney Paul Kiesel of Kiesel Law LLP.
Bartlit Beck was a wonderful place to work for 18 years, and the lawyers there are not only excellent attorneys but also great people. That said, I can look analytically at the Bartlit Beck fee model and make some observations on its pros and cons, says J.B. Heaton, founder of investment analytics company Conjecture LLC.