A native of Pakistan living permanently in the U.S. on Monday pled guilty to failing to register as a foreign agent who lobbied on behalf of the Pakistani government and gathered in-depth information from political contacts around Washington, D.C., regarding U.S. foreign policy intentions toward his home country.
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the U.S. will withdraw from the landmark Iran nuclear deal, following through on his years of criticism of the agreement and potentially opening a path for Iran to resume its nuclear weapons program.
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday published a set of 11 changes it is implementing for Section 337 patent cases, including a new requirement that initial determinations be made within 100 days in a pilot program meant to quickly resolve some issues in patent cases.
The Third Circuit ruled Friday that forum selection clauses in cargo shipping agreements don’t unlawfully lessen a ship or carrier’s liability for damage, issuing a precedential decision that clarified the intent behind the United States Carriage of Goods by Sea Act.
Turkey on Sunday slammed a clause included in a preliminary version of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that would at least temporarily block U.S. arms sales to Turkey after it recently agreed to purchase missile batteries from Russia, threatening retaliation if the provision gets put into law.
A Chinese diamond sawblade producer is contesting the tariffs imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce in an anti-dumping duty review, telling the U.S. Court of International Trade that it should not have been assigned an adverse rate when it had cooperated in the review.
President Donald Trump will announce in a speech on Tuesday afternoon whether he intends to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, according to a tweet on Monday, after years of openly lambasting it.
ZTE Corp. has asked the U.S. Commerce Department to lift a seven-year ban imposed by the Trump administration that effectively bars U.S. companies from shipping components to the Chinese telecom giant, the company said Sunday.
A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Friday dismissed a case launched by a group of domestic garlic farmers after the Commerce Department declined the group's request for review of anti-dumping duties in place on U.S. imports of garlic from China.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed anti-dumping duties on carton-closing staples from the People's Republic of China after finding that the fasteners were sold in the U.S. below fair value, according to a filing to be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday.
They’ve gone up against big-name companies while advocating for plaintiffs ranging from grieving family members to shareholders and consumers in some of the biggest and most well-known cases of the past year.
Countries reviewing the United Nations framework for settling investor-state disputes say the current system is inconsistent and possesses inadequate tools for reviewing contested arbitration awards, according to a new report.
After two days of hardball negotiations in Beijing, the U.S. trade delegation to China is returning to Washington without any public commitments from the communist superpower to increase U.S. market access and strengthen intellectual property protection at a time of increasing economic hostility between the two nations.
Arbitrators have dismissed a $14.5 million claim brought by a German solar investor who had accused the Czech Republic of expropriating its investment in violation of an international treaty, the country's finance ministry said Wednesday.
A London appeals court said Friday that it will hear arguments from a U.K. anti-arms trade group that says a July High Court decision allowing the British government to continue selling arms to Saudi Arabia is "immoral" and risks “serious violation of international law.”
The U.S. Department of Commerce erred last month when it declined to investigate allegations that Chinese companies were avoiding tariffs on hardwood plywood imports by slightly altering their products, several U.S.-based lumber producers alleged Wednesday in the U.S. Court of International Trade.
Brexit could provide an opportunity to strengthen domestic and global financial services and insurance markets and improve the flow of capital around the world if the U.K. commits to making its regulation more competitive, a free-market think tank said on Friday.
Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday warned President Donald Trump that if the U.S. withdraws from the nuclear deal, Iran will not “renegotiate or add onto” the agreement, which he said has already been carried out in good faith.
A Nigerian state-owned oil company facing a suit from subsidiaries of Exxon Mobil and Shell to enforce a $1.8 billion arbitration award asked a New York federal judge Wednesday for more time to produce documents that would show if the company is an alter ego of the Nigerian government.
A Chinese producer hit the U.S. Department of Commerce with two suits Wednesday that challenge the tariffs imposed on the company's off-road tire exports to the U.S., according to documents filed in the U.S. Court of International Trade.
President Donald Trump has begun the process of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, fulfilling one of his bedrock campaign promises. As the administration prepares to reopen the agreement for the first time in 23 years, catch up on all of Law360’s latest coverage of NAFTA and what lies ahead for the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
How can we improve meetings in the legal industry, which tends to evolve with the speed of a tranquilized water buffalo mired in quicksand? Breaking it down to three phases can yield significant benefits, says Nicholas Cheolas of Zelle LLP.
One way law firms differentiate themselves from the competition to attract and retain top talent is through their real estate and workplace strategies. Taking a lead from the hospitality industry can help create a more inviting, welcoming and collaborative workspace environment, says Bella Schiro of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.
The Southern District of New York's recent dismissal of a securities class action against Embraer provides hope that not every Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement will give rise to expensive private litigation, say attorneys with Dechert LLP.
In his first year on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch has proven to be a narrow-minded elitist who consistently votes in favor of corporations and the powerful, acting to roll back protections for workers, consumers, LGBTQ individuals and other marginalized communities, says Elliot Mincberg of People for the American Way.
Resolution of the standing issues raised in the U.S. bribery suit brought by Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA may have implications not just for this case, but for whether PDVSA may be bound by the Venezuelan government to any future debt restructuring, say Richard Cooper and Boaz Morag of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.
The documents filed thus far in the U.S. bribery suit brought by Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA make clear that the standing issues in this case are complicated. The case also presents questions as to whether it will have implications for financial creditors of PDVSA and the republic, say Richard Cooper and Boaz Morag of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.
The American Bar Association continues to oppose legislation that would impose certain European Union and U.K. anti-money laundering requirements on U.S. lawyers. The ABA should further consider its approach to this issue as there is a viable middle ground that protects privileged communications and confidential information while advancing the interests of the legal profession, says Matthew O’Hara of Freeborn & Peters LLP.
Foreign companies affected by the America First tariffs should consider the extent to which such tariffs may violate their rights under applicable investment treaties or free trade agreements, and thus may provide them with recourse in international arbitration for the harm they have suffered, say Javier Rubinstein and Lauren Friedman of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
As part of a sweeping government restructuring plan announced last month, China is merging a range of government agencies into the new State Market Regulatory Administration. Multinational companies doing business in China must pay close attention to how functions within the newly consolidated agency will be organized, say attorneys with Ropes & Gray LLP.
The impact of millennials has already been felt within the legal community by our eagerness to embrace new technologies. One way that we will have potentially even more impact lies in our willingness to embrace new ways of developing business and financing law, says Michael Perich of Burford Capital LLC.