Kelley Drye & Warren LLP’s Brooke Ringel served as lead associate on cold-rolled and hot-rolled steel final investigations at the International Trade Commission and as lead attorney in Department of Commerce countervailing duty investigations, placing her among four international trade attorneys under 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
The Federal Circuit handed a victory to a group of U.S. sawblade manufacturers Monday as it affirmed the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to install hefty duties on the products despite protestations from a fleet of Chinese producers.
The United Nations Security Council voted over the weekend to impose new export sanctions on North Korea, prompting the isolated nation on Monday to threaten the U.S. and vow to continue to build its nuclear arsenal.
A New York federal judge on Monday declined to jail Chinese real estate boss Ng Lap Seng, who was convicted of bribing United Nations diplomats 11 days ago, but told Ng's private guards to watch him closely and banned a masseuse from giving him bedroom massages behind closed doors.
A German paper company has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Department of Commerce’s use of adverse information available in assigning it a punitive anti-dumping tariff of more than 75 percent, arguing that it had not fraudulently withheld sales data during the agency’s investigation.
A trade group pointed on Monday to what it called protectionist regulation in key markets for European Union insurance and reinsurance firms, amid concerns that Brexit and Donald Trump’s White House administration will lead to increased trade protectionism in the world’s top economies.
Eleven global banks have created a cross-border trade finance application for small and midsized companies using blockchain technology after 12 months of testing, it was announced Monday.
The President Donald Trump administration has launched a review of federal policies controlling the export of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, made for military purposes, according to a media report Thursday.
A Canadian company with operations in China on Thursday became the latest party to take action against the U.S. Department of Commerce’s tariffs on imported solar cells, accusing the agency of bungling numerous aspects of its duty calculation.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s Amy J. Lentz has spent the past decade ascending through the firm’s trade practice, primarily with her intensive work on landmark World Trade Organization cases challenging U.S. tariffs on behalf of the Chinese government, earning her a spot among the international trade attorneys under 40 being honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Investors suing Cobalt International Energy Inc. in connection with investor losses stemming from Cobalt’s alleged bribery of Angola officials asked a Texas federal judge on Thursday to deny the company’s request to reconsider class certification, arguing the precedent cited by the company doesn’t actually support its argument.
The government of Qatar has filed World Trade Organization complaints against Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in response to a trade boycott that Doha views as a “coercive attempt” to stonewall its goods, services and intellectual property, according to WTO documents circulated on Friday.
Ireland's prime minister on Friday floated a variety of solutions he thinks would lead to the best outcome for both the U.K. and Ireland after Brexit, including a free trade agreement for Britain's rejoining the European Free Trade Association.
The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body — already beleaguered by a mounting caseload and a squabble over how to fill vacancies — has suffered another setback with the unexpected departure of member Kim Hyun-chong, according to documents circulated Wednesday.
The Court of International Trade granted judgment in favor of the federal government Wednesday in a suit brought by a company that imports fake candles powered by batteries, finding U.S. Customs and Border Protection accurately classified the imported goods that were subject to a 3.9 percent duty.
Seven Democratic senators have introduced a bill that would roll back a number of U.S. sanctions against Cuba and establish what it calls normal trade relations with the communist nation.
The Senate released a flood of President Donald Trump’s nominees on Thursday, filling more than 60 posts ranging from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to the Federal Communications Commission to the surgeon general after Democrats dropped monthslong efforts to slow the process.
The U.S. International Trade Commission said Thursday it had found that unfairly low prices on synthetic rubber from Brazil, South Korea, Mexico and Poland had "materially injured" U.S. industry, a conclusion that will lead to the imposition of anti-dumping duties on the product.
An Iran-based bank suing the U.K. government for $4 billion in damages resulting from illegally enforced sanctions won permission Thursday from the High Court of Justice to submit a small sample of documents about the transactions at the heart of the case as it struggles with the government’s full disclosure request.
The Trump administration has not been shy about getting creative with its enforcement of U.S. trade laws, and it appears poised to do so again by reviving a largely dormant statute to crack down on China’s alleged flouting of U.S. tech companies' intellectual property rights in a move that will win no favors with Beijing.
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.
When you look at your client through the "survival circuit" lens, what first appeared as an emotional mess is now valuable information about what is important to them, what needs have to be met to settle the case, or what further clarity your client requires before moving forward, say dispute resolution experts Selina Shultz and Robert Creo.
It would not be fake news to report that the federal government and purchasers in other countries can "Buy American" even if the product cannot be labeled as "Made in the USA" for purposes of sale in the United States, says Yohai Baisburd of Dentons.
When a law firm appoints a chief privacy officer, not only does the firm benefit from the crucial operational impact of a well-managed privacy program, but clients see how seriously you take your duties of confidentiality and competence, says Rita Heimes, research director at the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Debtors in bankruptcy have often used the ambiguity surrounding the meaning of the word “received” as a tool to fight against administrative expense claims. Earlier this month, the Third Circuit issued an opinion in the case of World Imports that will likely be highly influential on this matter, says Mark Sherrill of Eversheds Sutherland.
The constitutionality of inter partes review and patent proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission now hangs in the balance at the U.S. Supreme Court. The grant of certiorari in Oil States makes the Federal Circuit’s seeming inattention to Cascades Projection v. Epson even more curious, say Joseph Kovarik and Tyler Boschert of Sheridan Ross PC.
To be sure, allowing jurors to discuss evidence before final deliberations proved to be among the least popular of our recommended innovations. But empirical evidence belies these fears, say Stephen Susman, Richard Lorren Jolly and Dr. Roy Futterman of the NYU School of Law Civil Jury Project.
Law firm management should understand the client’s reasons for requesting an alternative fee arrangement, and whether approving the fee will help grow the relationship with the client, say attorneys with WilmerHale.
Having embraced the notion that the right space can reinforce the right firm culture, law firm leaders have been evaluating real estate primarily for its physical properties. However, it's hard to be collegial, even in the coolest of in-house coffee bars, if your cost structure is untenable, says Craig Braham of Advocate Commercial Real Estate Advisors LLC.
Political and nonpayment risks have the potential to wreak havoc on international trade and investment, but if carefully navigated, they can lead to major investment opportunities. Political risk and export policies remove some of the guesswork, enabling companies to focus on their businesses with increased confidence, say attorneys with Covington & Burling LLP.
Cases are built on evidence and evidence comes from discovery. But discovery is largely a voluntary process. Serving a document subpoena on a third party can be an efficient and creative way to fill in the gaps that may exist in the productions of opposing parties, says Wyatt Dowling of Yetter Coleman LLP.