Boris Johnson has asked the European Union to delay Brexit for another three months after Parliament on Saturday withheld approval for his revised EU Withdrawal Agreement to allow for more scrutiny and block the chance of a no-deal departure.
The U.S. Department of Commerce set a record-high duty of more than 1,700% on Chinese mattresses after finding that the imports were dumped in the U.S. at artificially low prices.
Duane Morris LLP has added a FisherBroyles LLP attorney who has extensive experience advising companies on foreign mergers and acquisitions and how to protect their intellectual property rights abroad.
The Trump administration unveiled new sanctions against Cuba on Friday by effectively banning the lease of U.S. planes to Cuban state-owned airlines and further constraining the shipment of foreign goods to Cuba, marking the White House’s latest economic strike against Havana.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday called for new duties on beer kegs imported from China and Germany after finding the imports were getting an unfair advantage in the U.S. market.
An Indiana Republican suggested Friday the Trump administration is improperly denying importers' requests to be excluded from the national security tariffs on steel and aluminum, hinting that the White House is biased in favor of domestic producers.
Huawei Technologies told a Texas federal court that the U.S. has wrongly argued that constitutional clauses limiting the government's power to punish individuals without a trial do not apply to corporations.
Wiley Rein LLP’s Tessa Capeloto has scored key victories for American manufacturers in trade investigations, while spearheading the firm’s efforts to challenge importers’ bids to dodge the Trump administration’s recent tariffs on steel and aluminum, earning her a spot among Law360’s international trade Rising Stars.
British industry groups called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government to swiftly move ahead on talks for a free-trade agreement with the European Union if his new deal for leaving the bloc gets parliamentary approval.
The Trump administration on Friday formally imposed tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European Union goods stemming from a long-running fight over aircraft subsidies, prompting Brussels to threaten the U.S. with tariffs of its own in the coming months.
Jurors in the trial of Privinvest executive Jean Boustani, who’s accused of a $2 billion Mozambican government loan fraud scheme, on Thursday heard a former Credit Suisse managing director describe how he worked to pile more debt on state-backed companies, which fueled his stream of kickbacks.
The maker of Ryobi garage doors scored a win Thursday when the Federal Circuit upheld the U.S. International Trade Commission's decision that it did not infringe a patent owned by rival Chamberlain Group, the latest in a sprawling patent dispute between the companies.
Nike Inc. can’t amend a 2011 suit to accuse transportation intermediary City Ocean of infringing an additional 10 trademarks with counterfeit shoes it helped import, a New Jersey federal magistrate judge has ruled.
Chiquita urged a Florida federal court Thursday to reject a plaintiff's bid to revive his claims in multidistrict litigation that the fruit grower illegally funded Colombian paramilitary soldiers who allegedly carried out violent killings, saying his newly presented evidence doesn't qualify as new.
Fish & Richardson PC’s Ben Thompson has successfully navigated complex U.S. International Trade Commission matters for clients such as German lens maker Carl Zeiss AG, earning him a spot among the international trade attorneys under 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Brazil’s competition authority hit port operator Tecon Suape with a fine of 7.1 million Brazilian real ($1.7 million) Wednesday for charging an additional security fee to warehousing companies that use the port as a way to drive out competition.
A New York federal judge granted final approval Wednesday to a $250 million settlement that resolves securities claims against Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and provides class counsel, The Rosen Law Firm PA, with $62.5 million in fees.
The Chinese government on Thursday signaled that it will not agree to a sweeping trade deal with the U.S. unless the Trump administration removes the punitive tariffs it has placed on roughly $370 billion worth of Chinese goods.
European Union and British negotiators agreed Thursday to a revised road map for the U.K.'s withdrawal from the bloc, a key breakthrough that Prime Minister Boris Johnson now needs to get through his divided Parliament.
A Florida citrus supplier escaped an allegation that it didn’t have a right to sell citrus oil obtained under contracts worth $2.26 million with a Mexican company after a federal judge ruled the Mexican company had surrendered possession of the oil upon delivery.
An attorney for Privinvest Group executive Jean Boustani on Wednesday told a New York jury his client was involved in payments to government officials in Mozambique, which prosecutors say were part of a $2 billion fraud scheme, but denied that he defrauded investors or laundered any funds.
A group of five natural gas entities looking to intervene in the dispute over the Keystone XL Pipeline urged a Montana federal court Tuesday to reject challenges to a particular permit for gas pipelines, arguing that if the permits are deemed unlawful it would cause costly delays that would harm utility providers and the public.
Germany has declined to explicitly ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei or any other vendors from providing equipment for its next-generation 5G wireless network, bucking pressure from the U.S. to forgo such services due to national security concerns.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday again criticized France’s digital services tax, saying that only the U.S. should be allowed to tax its tech companies.
Clinton Yu of Barnes & Thornburg LLP in 2019 secured a win for the U.S. Curtain Wall Coalition by convincing the Federal Circuit that certain curtain wall products from China should by slapped with tariffs, earning him a spot among the international trade law practitioners under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
An Oct. 14 executive order provides broad authorities to issue harsh economic sanctions against Turkey, but their effect is largely mitigated by actions announced the same day by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, say attorneys at Davis Polk.
Based on an analysis adjusting BigLaw operating income and revenue to account for equity partners and taxes, the profitability of firms is lower than commonly thought, says Madhav Srinivasan at Hunton.
The new U.S.-U.K. CLOUD Act agreement — which allows each country to demand electronic data directly from tech companies located in the other country — highlights the U.S. Department of Justice’s larger efforts to streamline the process by which the government can obtain evidence located abroad, says Brendan Quigley of Baker Botts.
Following the recent expansion of the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions authority, it is important to remember that U.S. federal courts can be a post-administrative point of redress for setting aside OFAC determinations and civil penalties, say attorneys at Diaz Reus.
As shown by recent case law, including a New Jersey federal court holding last month in Valsartan Products Liability Litigation, there is no "shifting tide" in favor of disclosing litigation funding arrangements, say Matthew Harrison and Stephanie Southwick of Bentham IMF.
While artificial intelligence has already revolutionized the e-discovery field, the development of emotionally intelligent AI promises to explore data in an even more nuanced and human way, thereby further reducing the burden on legal teams, say Lisa Prowse and Brian Schrader at e-discovery services provider BIA.
While hostility toward Chinese-led investment in U.S. companies is not new, the proposal expanding the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' authority to scrutinize such deals casts further doubt over how many inbound Chinese investments in the U.S. will actually close, says Jing Zhao at Saul Ewing.
Although most lawyers are well-prepared to defend or justify the value of an insurance claim for clients, often law firms have not clearly identified their own potential liabilities, planned for adequate insurance or established prudent internal risk management practices, says Victor Sordillo at Sompo International.
While trade negotiations between the U.S. and China resume Thursday, it is difficult to imagine a trade agreement in the near term that could blunt the momentum of larger strategic forces pushing the two countries apart, say attorneys at Kirkland.
With lateral transfers between law firms on the rise, it is more important than ever for partners to understand the steps they must take to adhere to ethics rules and other requirements when making a transition, say attorneys at Harris Wiltshire.
By employing tactical empathy techniques to understand the interests behind the positions taken by others, attorneys can gain the upper hand in deal negotiations and litigation while still promoting and preserving long-term relationships with opponents, judges and others, say Shermin Kruse of TEDxYouth@Wrigleyville and Ursula Taylor of Strategic Health.
Law firms are beginning to recognize implicit bias as a problem. But too few recognize that it is also an opportunity to broaden our thinking and become better legal problem solvers, says Daniel Karon of Karon LLC.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch's new book "A Republic, If You Can Keep It" offers hope for our constitutional system through stories of American greatness, and sheds much-needed light on originalism for skeptics, says Sixth Circuit Judge Amul Thapar.
The new amendments to Cuban sanctions, together with an August executive order blocking Venezuelan government property, illustrate the Trump administration’s approach of restricting these countries' general access to the U.S. financial system while carving out permissible transactions with the private sectors in those countries, say attorneys at Hunton.
While I applaud all of the law firms that have signed the American Bar Association's campaign to improve attorney well-being, to achieve a truly holistic solution we must ask difficult questions about what we do, how we do it and the expectations we have set for ourselves and our clients, says Edward Shapiro at Much Shelist.