The Fifth Circuit on Thursday declined a bid by Posco Daewoo Corp. to rephrase a question the appeals court panel put to Louisiana's highest court, despite the Korean trading giant's arguments that the question as stated would not help determine whether it could seize an iron shipment as security for a future arbitration award.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to rescind a ban it imposed last month preventing Toshiba from importing certain memory devices that rip off a semiconductor patent after the company and the intellectual property’s owner struck a licensing deal.
A throng of tech sector business associations gave mostly high marks to the Trump administration’s revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Friday, stressing the need for the deal to catch up with a business climate that has changed drastically since the agreement's 1994 implementation.
President Donald Trump said Friday that the Chinese government recently presented an offer of policy changes it would make to cool the two governments’ escalating trade battle, but dismissed the proposal as “not acceptable.”
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced Friday that he will seek the chairmanship of the Senate Finance Committee at the start of Congress’ 116th session, which begins in January.
The British government has urged the U.K. Supreme Court to prevent six pro-Remain lawmakers and an attorney from asking Europe’s top court whether Britain can unilaterally reverse the process of exiting the European Union.
Bankrupt solar cell maker Suniva Inc. said a deal was reached late Wednesday with prepetition lenders it has been engaged in disputes with over production equipment at the debtor's Georgia facility that should clear the way for more post-petition financing and the company's Chapter 11 plan to move forward in Delaware.
The U.S. Department of Commerce proposed preliminary duties stretching as high as over 340 percent on imports of Chinese quartz used in countertops and other household surfacing on Thursday after determining that the goods were sold at unfairly low prices on the U.S. market.
The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin Corp. have reached a preliminary deal for 255 F-35 fighter jets for the U.S. and foreign partners worth up to $22.7 billion, the largest order yet for the aircraft, the DOD has announced.
The U.S. Department of State has announced that it is adding 16 hotels to its “restricted list” of subentities under Cuban control, saying it added the names as part of the Trump administration’s efforts to prevent funds from reaching the Caribbean nation’s military, intelligence and security services.
The Trump administration’s changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement’s automotive rules were made with an eye toward boosting production in the region, but both corporate and labor interests in the car sector on Thursday voiced skepticism as to whether the deal could deliver on its promise.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has preliminarily determined that a Chinese sawblade producer is directing its merchandise through Thailand to avoid hefty tariffs that have been placed on its products, the agency announced Thursday.
The U.K. financial services sector believes that a smooth regulatory transition is more likely after Prime Minister Theresa May secured a breakthrough draft Brexit agreement, as an attorney said Thursday the deal is "probably as much as we could hope for."
A New York federal judge on Wednesday said the government may introduce evidence in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act trial of the head of a Chinese nongovernmental organization that he planned to bribe the same United Nations official at the center of Chinese real estate billionaire Ng Lap Seng’s bribery case.
A Ninth Circuit judge appeared skeptical Wednesday of Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.'s arguments in favor of overturning an $11 million whistleblower judgment against the company, repeatedly questioning its counsel during a hearing on how an erroneous jury instruction would change the outcome of the verdict.
The Trump administration’s scramble to adjust the process it has set up for companies to obtain exclusions from its steel and aluminum tariffs has continued to attract criticism from importers and domestic producers alike, according to documents published by the government Wednesday.
A California man has been sentenced in federal court to nine years in prison for money laundering and for conspiring to violate export laws, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.
An influential China watchdog commission gave high marks to the Trump administration on Wednesday for taking more aggressive steps to counter China on trade where past diplomatic efforts have failed and floated new ideas for the White House to keep pressure on Beijing.
Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday adopted her draft agreement for Britain to exit the European Union on March 29, increasing the chances of a regulatory transition period for banks and businesses.
The federal government arrested two residents of Lebanon in Seattle last week on gun smuggling charges after they tried to pack a sport utility vehicle full of firearms and ship it back to their home country.
Joshua Peck, incoming marketing director of Hill Wallack LLP, traces the evolution of the chief marketing officer position at law firms and shares insights from three legal marketing pioneers.
Now that the results of the 2018 election are (mostly) in, Evan Migdail and Melissa Gierach at DLA Piper LLP consider what a Democratic House, Republican Senate and Trump administration may be able to accomplish in the way of tax policy during the lame-duck session and the upcoming 116th Congress.
The government of the United Kingdom recently issued its proposal for nuclear trade and collaboration with the European Union after Brexit. But future arrangements for the supply of nuclear fuel may not be finalized until after the U.K. leaves the EU, says Ian Truman of Burges Salmon LLP.
In this monthly series, Amanda Brady of Major Lindsey & Africa interviews management from top law firms about the increasingly competitive business environment. Here we feature Katie DeBord, chief innovation officer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP.
Many global companies prefer to enter into contracts with foreign counterparties through a locally incorporated affiliate. This approach might help streamline business relationships and confer certain tax advantages, but the validity of the arbitration clauses in such contracts rarely has been tested, say Claudia Salomon and Irina Sivachenko of Latham & Watkins LLP.
With few cases going to trial, many attorneys keep their oral-presentation skills sharp by teaching continuing legal education programs. To avoid giving a CLE that falls flat and damages your reputation, you must fashion a thoughtful message, control its presentation, and nail the beginning and ending, says Daniel Karon of Karon LLC.
Since the oldest members of Generation Z aren’t even finished with law school yet, law firm management is in a unique position to prepare for their entrance into the legal workforce, says Eliza Stoker of Major Lindsey & Africa.
The just-completed midterm elections could be called the “cafeteria midterms,” because there was something for everyone. The results offered both encouragement and warnings for Democrats and Republicans looking to 2020, says Frank Donatelli of McGuireWoods Consulting LLC.
In this series featuring law school luminaries, Yale Law School lecturer and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Linda Greenhouse discusses her coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, the conservatives' long game and trends in journalism.
Attorneys should think beyond the Veterans Day parades and use their time and talents to help the many veterans facing urgent legal issues, says Linda Klein of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.