Imports of high-performance fabric from China will face steep tariffs ranging upward of 165 percent after the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Wednesday that the dumped and subsidized products are posing a threat to U.S. producers.
The U.S. government has sanctioned Venezuela’s second-in-command pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act for allegedly aiding international drug traffickers, the U.S. Department of the Treasury said in a statement Monday.
A bipartisan group of senators renewed calls Tuesday for a special congressional investigation into alleged Russian interference with the U.S. presidential election after National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid fallout from his dealings with Russian officials, while Democrats additionally called for a criminal probe.
The abrupt departure of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn amid allegations of improper contact with Russian officials has only added to the cascade of uncertainties surrounding the Trump administration and how aggressively it will move to dismantle sanctions on Moscow.
A GOP congressman proposed a resolution Tuesday to pump the brakes on L-3’s $418 million foreign military sale of border patrol aircraft to the Kenyan government, saying the sole-source contract unfairly excluded a competitor in his district and may have resulted from foul play.
Philip Morris International Inc. announced a widening Tuesday of the government of Thailand’s long-running criminal investigation seeking billions of dollars in potential penalties based on allegations the company deliberately shorted cigarette import prices to avoid full taxation.
Colombia has requested a World Trade Organization compliance panel to assess whether the country has brought tariffs on Panamanian shoes, clothes and textiles in line with a panel decision that faulted the tariffs as illegal.
Units of a Chinese state-owned tire company urged a California federal judge on Monday to reject Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.'s bid for more than $29 million in contempt sanctions in a dispute over trade dress on certain off-road tires, arguing that the request is premature.
A Texas federal judge on Monday once again granted Home Depot USA Inc.'s bid to nix a suit from a Chinese lighting manufacturer alleging the home improvement retail chain didn’t pay it for outdoor lighting, ruling that it failed to prove Home Depot benefited from fraud against the company.
President Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has stepped down from his post amid an investigation into his alleged discussions with Russian officials regarding the lifting of sanctions, according to a copy of his resignation letter posted online Monday.
The Federal Circuit on Monday shot down efforts by a Chinese exporter of oil drilling equipment to challenge anti-dumping duties leveled by the U.S. Department of Commerce, finding the agency had reasonably based its calculations on the information that was available.
An Illinois federal judge on Monday dismissed a putative class action claiming CVS Pharmacy was selling vitamin C drops falsely labeled as made in the U.S., saying the consumer failed to show he had been harmed.
Cheniere Energy on Monday urged the D.C. Circuit to nix challenges to the U.S. Department of Energy's approval of liquefied natural gas exports from its projects in Louisiana and Texas, saying there's no obligation to evaluate speculative climate change impacts caused by increased drilling from the projects.
President Donald Trump’s first meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday concluded with broad promises to improve bilateral trade ties, but left more questions than answers regarding a full-fledged reopening of the North American Free Trade Agreement talks with Mexico.
The U.S. State Department on Friday gave an environmental thumbs-up to Enbridge Energy Partners' proposed expansion of a cross-border crude oil pipeline, saying that environmental consequences from the project, including climate change impacts, wouldn't be significant.
The chairman of the National Foreign Trade Council on Friday pressed Senate Finance Committee heads to move quickly in considering the nomination of attorney Robert Lighthizer as the next U.S. trade representative, saying that now is not the time for an empty front row in trade negotiations.
Congressional Democrats have called for President Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to lose his security clearance as part of an investigation into Flynn’s alleged discussions with Russian officials regarding the lifting of sanctions, amid reports that Flynn may be on thin ice with the White House.
Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority believes its unprecedented banking reform package has changed the game, and technology revolution will begin in earnest, an agency director told Law360 in an exclusive interview.
The government of Panama has asked to impose $210 million in annual retaliatory trade sanctions against Colombia, in response to Bogota's purported failure to comply with a World Trade Organization decision faulting its tariffs on apparel, textiles and footwear imports, according to a WTO document circulated on Friday.
A Florida federal judge has approved an agreement reached between the Federal Trade Commission and a Palm Harbor, Florida, company and its managing member to resolve their role supporting an India-based telemarketing scheme that bilked American consumers out of $1.5 million in less than a year.
Last year, as part of a move toward transparency, cooperation and information-sharing, the Cayman Islands replaced its 40-year-old confidentiality law with a new statute. The key change is that disclosure of confidential information is no longer a criminal offense; instead, liability is returned to the realm of common law and rules of equity, say Andrew Bolton and Jane Hale of Appleby.
In his testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Commerce touched on several issues relevant to the administration of U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duty law — suggesting that enforcement in this area could become more aggressive, says Eric Emerson of Steptoe & Johnson LLP.
Cybersecurity for ships, ports, terminals and offshore facilities is becoming an increasing concern for energy companies. As Congress considers relevant legislation, and agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard, the Department of Homeland Security and others begin exploring maritime cybersecurity regulations, energy firms must stay abreast of developments, say attorneys from King & Spalding LLP.
Love is not a subject that lawyers typically devote themselves to professionally. But as we witness this historic transition to a new administration, lawyers in particular are reminded that love is tied, however imperfectly, to our cherished founding ideals, says Kevin Curnin, president of the Association of Pro Bono Counsel.
Energy is one of the industries most targeted by cyberattacks. Now, maritime operations are emerging as the next frontier for cybersecurity regulation affecting the energy sector. Congress, federal agencies and international organizations are pushing cybersecurity measures for ships, ports, terminals and offshore facilities. The energy industry must prepare for regulations in this area, say attorneys from King & Spalding LLP.
In the United States, the number of lawyers whose firms have used litigation finance has quadrupled since 2013. Even so, too many remain poorly informed, leaving them at a competitive disadvantage and prone to oddly persistent “alternative facts” about litigation finance, says Christopher Bogart, CEO of Burford Capital.
Among the goals of Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump in Friday's meeting at the White House will be setting a course for a future U.K.-U.S. trade deal. The policies of both leaders will be on the line, say Jim Kearney of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP and Peter Snaith of Bond Dickinson LLP.
Among the executive orders and presidential memoranda focused on pipeline projects that President Donald Trump signed on Monday was one that called for any future pipeline work to use "materials and equipment produced in the United States." The memorandum provides some interpretive guidance, but leaves other important terms unclear, say attorneys from King & Spalding LLP.
With so many possibilities and variables, it can be difficult to adhere to a strict graphics budget when preparing effective visuals for trial. There are several things you can do to limit the cost of your visuals without sacrificing quality, says Marti Martin Robinson of Litigation Insights Inc.
December 2016 saw several major environmental decisions made by federal and state courts. Anthony Cavender of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP offers insight into these important cases and the impact they could have in 2017 and beyond.