A group of foreign insurers including underwriters at Lloyd’s of London won a bid to force into arbitration a property owner's suit seeking coverage for Hurricane Harvey damage after a Texas federal court decided the insureds had failed to adequately show why their policy’s arbitration clause shouldn’t stand.
An international tribunal on Friday rejected many of Russia's jurisdictional objections to Ukraine's allegations that Moscow has stolen its energy and fisheries resources in the waters surrounding Crimea following the larger nation's 2014 annexation of the disputed peninsula.
Kazakhstan was unable Friday to convince the D.C. Circuit to revive its lawsuit accusing a pair of Moldovan energy investors of violating U.S. racketeering law by fraudulently obtaining and trying to enforce a half-billion-dollar award against the country.
Mongolia has been hit with international arbitration over a $155 million tax bill imposed on a company developing a mine that holds one of the world's largest undeveloped copper reserves, international mining group Rio Tinto said Friday.
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on its proposal to beef up rules forcing companies to give investors detailed information about their environmental practices, as part of the bloc’s latest bid to combat climate change.
Subsidiaries of financial services company INTL FCStone Inc. were awarded more than $65,000 in attorney fees for securing confirmation of $5 million in arbitration awards against a fuel distributor, after a New York federal judge ruled Wednesday that the amount was reasonable.
A Japanese electrical manufacturing company has urged a California federal court to force Flextronics International USA Inc. to arbitrate in Hong Kong its suit over an alleged price-fixing scheme related to inductors, an electrical component often used in radios.
Nigeria's state-owned oil company is calling for the dismissal of litigation to enforce a nixed $1.1 billion arbitral award stemming from an offshore oilfield dispute, arguing the suit improperly invites a New York federal court to sit as a "de facto" appeals court for Nigeria's judiciary.
Washington state would suspend a lower business tax rate for aerospace manufacturing under two bills introduced Thursday, a suspension proposed by Boeing to avoid international tariffs as the U.S. and European Union remain embroiled in a dispute over illegal subsidies.
The European Commission said the departure of the U.K. and London's financial hub from the bloc creates an “unprecedented sense of urgency” in further integrating capital markets among the remaining member states.
A Dutch appeals court has revived $50 billion in arbitral awards issued to former Yukos Oil Co. shareholders who accused Russia of dismantling the company to crush a political rival of President Vladimir Putin. Here are three takeaways from the blockbuster decision.
The island nation of Mauritius has won its challenge against U.K. investors that wanted to build a luxury resort on a UNESCO World Heritage site commemorating escaped slaves' fight for freedom, with an international tribunal finding that the investors have no right to develop the property.
Tensions between the U.S. and the European Union bubbled over at the World Trade Organization on Tuesday as the Trump administration called out Brussels for a litany of trade irritants that have come to dominate a fractious commercial relationship.
A well-planned cyberattack on a major financial institution could trigger a liquidity crisis that may then spiral into a global financial crisis, a European regulator warned in a report Wednesday.
The U.K.'s top court on Wednesday allowed two Swedish food investors to resume their efforts to enforce a $323.6 million arbitral award against Romania, concluding a lower court exceeded its power when it paused the litigation while a European court considers whether the award is illegal.
A Luxembourg renewable energy investor has urged a D.C. federal court to enforce a €41.8 million ($46.56 million) arbitral award against Spain over revoked economic incentives, saying it's "undisputed" that Spain consented to arbitration by signing an underlying treaty.
Orrick has picked up an expert litigator with a specialty in the oil and gas industry from DLA Piper for its Houston office, the new partner confirmed Tuesday.
Moldova is urging the D.C. Circuit not to enforce a $58 million arbitral award issued to a Ukrainian energy company following a dispute over an energy supply agreement, arguing that the order was premature because the award is likely to be set aside by Europe's highest court.
London-headquartered international law firm Freshfields has hired a team of litigators from White & Case for its Brussels office to expand its global dispute resolution practice.
A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday revived the record-breaking $50 billion in arbitral awards issued to former shareholders of Yukos Oil Co. that stemmed from Russia’s dismantling of the oil giant, overturning a 2016 decision finding that Russia had never consented to the arbitration.
A judge handed U.K.-based Albion Energy Ltd. a $13 million win in litigation against an ex-Qatari prime minister’s company that purchased its stake in an oil exploration company, rejecting the investor's claim that the dispute should be arbitrated.
The Trump administration on Friday said it would raise its retaliatory tariff on European Union aircraft from 10% to 15% in the long-running World Trade Organization battle over illegal subsidies granted to Airbus.
A ransomware ring that claims to have hacked into five law firms has turned up the heat on targets by stealing and threatening to post their sensitive data, adding a new wrinkle to the already nightmarish scenario victims face.
The German arm of European weapons company RUAG is asking a federal court to force a Nevada weapons distributor to arbitrate its multimillion-dollar lawsuit stemming from a failed business venture involving a type of sport pistol, arguing that the dispute belongs in Munich.
European soccer's governing body has hit Manchester City, the reigning champion of England's Premier League and one of the world's most valuable soccer clubs, with a $32 million fine and a two-year ban from the pan-European Champions League for allegedly violating financial fair play rules.
A recent Law360 guest article argued that artificial intelligence can precisely estimate the length and cost of a new case, but several limitations will likely delay truly accurate predictions for years to come, says Andrew Russell at Shaw Keller.
As attorneys, we may prefer the precision of written communication, but a phone call or an in-person conversation builds trust by letting others see and hear our authentic selves, rather than something constructed or scripted, says mediator Sidney Kanazawa of ARC.
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s recent decision in Balducci v. Cige incorrectly concluded that predicting the length and cost of a case is nearly impossible, and overlooked artificial intelligence's ability to do so, says Joseph Avery with Claudius Legal Intelligence.
A recent survey of lawyers’ professional liability insurers revealed an increase in malpractice claims against law firms, suggesting clients will demand more accountability in the coming decade, say Gerald Klein and Amy Nguyen at Klein & Wilson.
In her new book, "Guilty People," Abbe Smith successfully conveys that seeing ourselves in people who commit crime may be the first step to exacting change in our justice system, says U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa of the District of Arizona.
Peru's recent amendments to its law governing arbitration where the state is a party reflect a growing international trend toward arbitral transparency and prohibiting individuals from playing conflicting roles in multiple simultaneous proceedings, says Orlando Cabrera at Hogan Lovells.
I went to law school intending to pursue a career in politics, inspired by Ted Sorensen and Gary Hart — but learning to solve problems in a new and exciting way drew me to litigation, says David Goodman of Goodman Law Group Chicago.
While ethics rules for attorney advertising vary by state and are frequently updated, there are several basic principles that all firms should understand, says Michelle King at Reputation Ink.
Clearview AI's problematic attempt to defend its facial recognition and artificial intelligence technology provides a potent case study in potential pitfalls for lawyers working on AI issues, say Albert Fox Cahn and John Veiszlemlein at the Urban Justice Center's Surveillance Technology Oversight Project.
When contemplating a lateral move to a new law firm, lawyers should carefully review questions concerning firm structure, benefits, compensation and binding documents in order to identify obligations and potential red flags, say Amy Richardson and Lauren Snyder at Harris Wiltshire.
The California Legislature's recent effort to simplify civil litigation is laudable, but working with the Los Angeles Superior Court to make efficient litigation stipulations mandatory, rather than voluntary, would improve the process further, say professor Gary Craig and students Jasmine Gomez and Kennedy Myers at Loyola Law School.
Four recent federal court decisions concerning commercial litigation finance disclosure are largely consistent with a broader trend of rejecting or limiting discovery based on relevance and the attorney work product doctrine, say Stephanie Spangler at Norris McLaughlin and Dai Wai Chin Feman at Parabellum Capital.
Attorneys who take the time and the risk to showcase their talents through speaking, writing and teaching will find that opportunities will begin building upon themselves, says Daniel Karon of Karon LLC.
While lawyers may often view boundaries as a restraint on their potential or a sign of weakness, failing to establish good boundaries can have negative consequences for their health, behaviors, relationships and careers, says Jennifer Gibbs at Zelle.
Groundbreaking rules from the American Bar Association impose new standards on how law firms can govern departing lawyers’ contact with clients, placing major restrictions on this ubiquitous practice, say Amy Richardson and Hilary Gerzhoy at Harris Wiltshire.