Amid concerns about the nation’s cybersecurity and threats from foreign hackers, American corporations should cooperate with the U.S. Department of Justice to defend against criminal activity, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told a conference of corporate and insurance defense attorneys Thursday.
An international shipping company urged a D.C. Circuit panel Thursday to grant it the chance to prove it is owned predominantly by residents of other countries, despite the fact its stock is issued in hard-to-trace bearer shares.
A decision by France's highest court reinstating a $50 million arbitral award is a reminder for French courts to stick to a strict interpretation of investment treaties, experts say.
The European Union and Japan met on Thursday to discuss the controversial investment protection issues that were left out of their highly touted trade deal last year, with both sides offering little detail while still holding out for a quick resolution.
Dechert LLP has added two former Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP attorneys to its international trade and government regulation group, the firm announced on Wednesday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined there is a “reasonable indication” that imports of Vietnamese laminated woven sacks used to package pet food and other consumer goods are hurting U.S. producers, giving a green light to the Department of Commerce’s anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations.
U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials continued huddling Thursday to advance the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations peppered with a fresh set of demands from congressional lawmakers, who seek changes to the deal’s rules covering labor, the environment, digital trade and agriculture.
The British government must explain its claim that Bank Mellat was a “tool” of the Iranian government in the country’s attempt to continue its nuclear weapons program and avoid sanctions, a High Court judge said Thursday, ruling that HM Treasury should amend its defense against a $4 billion lawsuit brought by the Iranian lender.
A general exclusion order by the U.S. International Trade Commission that blocks the import of patent-infringing magnetic mobile device stands from a slew of Chinese companies was finalized on Tuesday after the end of a presidential review period.
Addressing a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron called for a measured and diplomatic approach to global trade policy in open defiance of the Trump administration, which has made a flurry of aggressive enforcement maneuvers in recent months.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act rules concerning foreign-derived intangible income are very likely to be seen as a subsidy falling outside World Trade Organization and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development rules, panelists said Wednesday in New York.
The U.S. Court of International Trade on Tuesday ordered the U.S. Department of Commerce to rethink part of its determination of final duties on circular welded steel pipe imported from the United Arab Emirates after it was discovered that packing expenses for one of the respondents were miscalculated.
The U.S. Department of Commerce may use an analysis of whether a product has been substantially transformed to determine whether steel tubing imports that are produced in China and finished in other countries can be considered to be from China, the Federal Circuit held Wednesday.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced a bill that would give the federal government authority to ban the use of private companies' software across government without notice, in a measure she said would help shield federal computer systems from foreign attacks.
A Costa Rican pineapple grower urged a Florida federal court Tuesday to abstain from enforcing a $32 million arbitral award to Swiss corporation Del Monte International GmbH, saying that Costa Rican courts have refused to enforce the award and that the grower has no assets in the United States.
A World Trade Organization dispute panel currently mulling a closely watched Ukrainian complaint against the Russian government’s restrictions on imports of railway equipment and parts said Wednesday that it expects to hand down a final ruling in the case some time next month.
Holland & Knight LLP has landed a former Baker McKenzie arbitration pro with a decadeslong background in Latin American disputes to head the firm's litigation and arbitration practice in Mexico City.
The U.S. Supreme Court explored the appropriate level of deference that U.S. courts should pay a foreign country’s interpretation of its own laws during oral arguments Tuesday in a price-fixing case against Chinese vitamin C exporters, a question of increasing relevance in today’s interconnected world.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would dispatch two of his top economic advisers to China “in a few days” to discuss the two countries’ escalating trade tensions over steel and aluminum tariffs, technology policy and intellectual property enforcement.
President Donald Trump signed a bill late Monday that will direct the government to up its promotion of U.S. trade with sub-Saharan Africa to businesses and lawmakers who feel that engagement with the region has needlessly languished in recent years.
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.
In the age of e-commerce, counterfeit cosmetics present a growing challenge — not only do they pose significant health risks to consumers, but they raise serious legal concerns for brand manufacturers, distributors and retailers, say Aliza Karetnick and Kelly Bonner of Duane Morris LLP.
A controversial issue argued Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court was whether the Second Circuit should have given complete deference to a declaration that price-fixing by two vitamin C manufacturers was required by Chinese law. When a foreign government’s regulation is exempt, measuring damages attributable only to the cartel respects international comity while also recognizing how foreign cartels can harm U.S. customers, say mem... (continued)
Battery materials and electric vehicles offer something unique to today’s commodity producers and investors: a sustainable growth story that is not just China-dependent. The exponential growth in demand is creating a scramble for resources not seen since the last great commodity supercycle, say attorneys with White & Case LLP.
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.