The U.S. Department of Commerce said Thursday it has imposed anti-dumping duties on silicon metal exporters in Brazil, Norway and Australia after finding the product was sold in the U.S. below fair value, and has additionally pegged exporters in Brazil, Australia and Kazakhstan with countervailing duties.
A Stockholm Chamber of Commerce arbitral tribunal wrongly narrowed a Luxembourg private equity company's claim against Poland over measures that precluded the company from developing a Warsaw apartment complex, an English court found Friday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission asked the Federal Circuit on Thursday to affirm that financial services company Diebold Nixdorf Inc. imported ATMs that infringed various claims of a patent belonging to Nautilus Hyosung America, arguing that the Ohio-based company is wrongly attempting to raise construction issues on appeal.
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday that it is levying preliminary tariffs on imports of polymer from India after finding that exporters in the country received subsidies from the Indian government of 3.9 percent, which left U.S. companies with a disadvantage in the domestic market.
President Donald Trump has picked a new trade fight over imports of steel and aluminum, but experts say it is the nation's booming agricultural sector that could end up taking the brunt of the damage if major U.S. allies begin retaliating.
The fallout from President Donald Trump's bombshell decision to hit steel and aluminum imports with steep tariffs continued Friday as the president welcomed looming "trade wars" with U.S. partners, saying that the conflicts were ultimately good and easy to win.
The British government will set out next week how U.K.-based financial services can continue to access the European Union's single market after Britain leaves the bloc's regulatory framework in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday.
U.S. Department of Justice officials announced Thursday that the agency will now decline to bring some cases against companies that self-report crimes besides violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, starting with a $12.9 million front-running case against Barclays PLC.
Online retailer Chicago Import Inc. hit its insurance company and Duracell with a lawsuit in Illinois federal court Thursday asking a judge to declare that the insurer must defend Chicago Import in a trademark infringement row the nation's largest battery brand has launched over its product's packaging.
President Donald Trump’s looming threat to slap hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminum is the most aggressive trade enforcement maneuver yet from an administration that has had many of them, and one that experts say may pose a significant threat to the global trading order.
The Senate approved three nominees to serve as senior officials in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative late Thursday, including the agency’s point person on agricultural issues and its envoy to the World Trade Organization in Geneva.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP has added a former Clifford Chance LLP attorney to its government and internal investigations team, bolstering the firm’s Hong Kong offerings with his experience handling white collar and international-risk matters, including cybercrime and anti-bribery and corruption.
A Chinese steel sink exporter targeted for anti-dumping duties has sued the federal government in the Court of International Trade over an alleged "inadvertent error" in an administrative review for determining duties, while noting the “otherwise correct” final results are not in question.
The Lithuanian government can’t reduce the interest it owes on a €3.4 million ($4.2 million) value-added tax refund paid to grain trader Nidera even though disputes over the amount delayed its payment, the European Union’s top court ruled Wednesday.
Canon filed three dozen suits Wednesday against companies in 15 federal jurisdictions along with a complaint at the U.S. International Trade Commission alleging that the companies are infringing patents that cover its printer toner cartridges.
Russian natural gas giant Gazprom said Thursday that it would defend its rights after arbitrators in Stockholm awarded Ukraine's national oil and gas company a net $2.56 billion following a dispute over a 10-year gas purchase deal.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum next week after those products were deemed a threat to national security, marking his administration’s most aggressive trade enforcement maneuver to date.
Corporate taxpayers and the Netherlands government will have to deal with administrative headaches as they figure out how to respond to the loss of a tax regime that allowed certain interest deductions, following a ruling by the European Court of Justice.
A Texas company was wrongly shut out of its deal to help Phoenix Beverages Ltd. sell beer in the Lone Star State when the Mauritius Island brewer terminated their agreement to avoid making payments, according to a lawsuit filed in state district court in Houston on Monday.
The former assistant to Chinese developer Ng Lap Seng who was accused of playing a critical role in his boss’ scheme to win United Nations contracts through bribery was sentenced to seven months in prison on Wednesday, a harsher sentence than he asked for but below federal guidelines.
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.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s "Fraud Section Year in Review" report provides a useful overview of what the Criminal Division’s largest litigating section accomplished in 2017, comparisons to years past, and important hints at what the future holds for individuals and entities whose activities come within the Fraud Section’s broad reach, say Kevin Muhlendorf and Madeline Cohen of Wiley Rein LLP.
While the U.S. Supreme Court denied Defense Distributed’s petition for writ of certiorari last week, this case commands intense scrutiny because of the intersection between 3-D printing and regulations on the export of defense articles and services, including technical data, says Kelsey Wilbanks of Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC.
President Trump's statement in December regarding Jerusalem generated a huge response, most of it strongly negative. But the reaction largely ignored what the president actually said (and did not say), what he actually did (and did not do), and the legal and historical context surrounding it, says attorney Mark Alcott.
Regardless of whether new legislation is enacted, dramatic changes to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States have arrived. In 2017, a much “stickier” CFIUS process resulted from concerns about China and a broader worry that international trade has not always benefited the United States, say attorneys with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC.
A California district court's recent decision in TCL v. Ericsson offers two practical approaches that can be used by implementers and standard-essential patent holders, as well as other courts, to assessing a fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory royalty rate, say Fei Deng and Mario Lopez of Edgeworth Economics LLC.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States was the subject of more focus, change and consequence in 2017 than it had been in at least a decade. It appears that the significant CFIUS developments last year soon may be followed by formal legal changes, say attorneys with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC.
Erich Potter, discovery counsel with Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP, discusses six ways e-discovery will continue to excite and confound in 2018.
Smart law firms are increasingly positioning professionals to proactively guide them as the legal landscape reshapes itself, harnessing six emerging roles within their organizational charts to embrace new approaches, tools and systems, says Rob MacAdam of HighQ.
New sanctions under the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act not only provide the U.S. government with a new instrument to take action in response to conduct that might violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or the U.S. anti-money laundering laws, but also expand the scope of U.S. extraterritorial enforcement, say partners with Dentons.
Highly profitable companies have comprehensive corporate wellness programs that realize plateauing health care costs, greater employee engagement, and a demonstrable competitive advantage. The legal field needs a similar awakening, says Rudhir Krishtel, a former partner of Fish & Richardson and senior patent counsel at Apple.