The Federal Trade Commission told a D.C. federal court Friday that an apparent divestiture agreement between Canada's competition enforcer and a hydrogen peroxide producer does not fix the problems raised by the United States' challenge of the company's $625 million merger.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission urged a Colorado federal court to keep alive its suit accusing Mediatrix Capital Inc. of defrauding investors out of millions through unregistered offerings and stolen funds, arguing that contrary to the adviser's argument, the investment funds they sold do constitute securities.
The Trump administration on Friday finalized contentious rules easing export restrictions on small arms and ammunition not considered to be military equipment, a move that will likely boost international sales by U.S. arms manufacturers.
Fish & Richardson PC has protected the intellectual property of companies such as headphone maker Bose Corp. and memory device manufacturer Macronix by obtaining exclusion orders from the U.S. International Trade Commission that bar infringing products from entering the U.S., securing its place as one of Law360's 2019 International Trade Groups of the Year.
A Turkish steel manufacturer has sued the U.S. government hoping to recoup $6.6 billion that it and other producers were forced to shell out when the Trump administration rolled out steep national security-based steel duties two years ago.
The U.S. Department of Commerce will hit steel plate imports from Belgium and Italy with final duties of up to 16.2% after finding that some of the countries' exporters are selling their products at unfairly low prices.
The Federal Aviation Administration vetted Boeing's 737 Max jet according to rigorous aircraft certification procedures, a special review committee has said, suggesting any heavy-handed overhaul of the FAA's program could upend aviation safety.
A New York federal jury on Thursday convicted a former minister for the government of Barbados on money laundering charges for purportedly funneling bribes he took from an insurance company through U.S. banks.
The preliminary trade agreement signed by the U.S. and China this week should aid the branded pharmaceutical industry by creating a system to resolve patent disputes over generic drugs before they enter the market and a way to extend the life of drug patents, attorneys say.
A Senate panel Thursday forged ahead with a highly contentious nominee to the Eleventh Circuit, casting aside fierce Democratic criticism and moving the nominee to the floor even as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump threatens to take all of the upper chamber's attention.
The U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday that it would give companies 90 days to wind down their business operations in Iran’s metals, mining and construction sectors before they faced punishment under new sanctions issued last week.
The Senate approved President Donald Trump's updated North American trade pact in a bipartisan 89-10 vote Thursday, more than a year after negotiations with Mexico and Canada concluded.
Goodwin Proctor began representing a manufacturing company accused of breaching a patent licensing agreement. But by the time they went to trial, the firm's attorneys had chipped away at the case so that all the jury had left to do was invalidate the patent. Here's how they did it.
The preliminary U.S.-China trade deal signed Wednesday will allow the U.S. to swiftly punish Beijing if the agreement is violated, as the White House looks to correct past administrations’ struggles to secure meaningful reforms in China.
Despite a rebound in penalties issued by U.S. and European enforcers last year, a report released Wednesday found that global criminal cartel fines are down over the past decade. But the downward trend may say more about where enforcers are focusing than it does about their level of activity.
A trade deal struck Wednesday between the U.S. and China featured a number of commitments from Beijing to strengthen protections on U.S. intellectual property.
Final regulations to overhaul the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States offer special treatment to three countries and provide more guidance to investment funds while allowing for future adjustments on how the U.S. screens deals for national security concerns.
The U.S. and China reached a momentary truce in their yearslong trade standoff on Wednesday with the signing of a preliminary trade agreement that the Trump administration has promised will bring “structural reforms” to Beijing.
A new "rapid response" enforcement mechanism aimed at resolving labor disputes that was added last month to the United States' newly renegotiated trade deal with Mexico and Canada is a novel addition, but a lack of details about its implementation has left some experts wondering whether it will be effective.
As the U.K. and European Union negotiate a new trade relationship, tax practitioners should prepare for red tape and the potential loss of certain exemptions while watching for clues that could indicate what a final deal might look like. Here, Law360 looks at key tax issues to track during the trade negotiations, and what effect they could have on multinationals.
Top trade officials for the U.S., Japan and the European Union agreed to strengthen global rules against trade-distorting subsidies on Tuesday, forming a unified front against China.
As the U.S. and China sign their preliminary trade agreement Wednesday, the focus will turn to the deal’s previously unseen rules and enforcement provisions to determine whether it can deliver the sweeping reforms touted by the Trump administration. Here, Law360 lays out what to look for when the hotly anticipated trade accord is made public.
President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is on track for final approval this week, the Senate majority leader said Tuesday, setting a timetable for the long-awaited trade pact that's expected to win overwhelming support.
A London-based tribunal has ordered Djibouti to restore the Emirati company DP World's right to operate a deep-sea terminal that the East African nation illegally seized and transferred to a state-owned company, according to a Tuesday statement.
A solar panel importer failed to escape a duty order on modules from China, with the U.S. Court of International Trade batting away the company's argument that the U.S. Department of Commerce gave inconsistent rulings about the scope of the order.
In addition to joining the chorus of others who predict that increased global engagement by U.S. authorities will lead to record levels of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement, we also expect 2020 will bring changes in FCPA restitution, calculation of damages, declinations to prosecute and more, say attorneys at V&E.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' outline for allowing states to import drugs from Canada raises questions about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's authority to implement the rule and may be an attempt to deflect blame for high drug prices to manufacturers, say attorneys at King & Spalding.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control's recent declaration that a Lebanese art dealer's gallery was used to conceal Hezbollah financing is a reminder to the art community of the need for strict compliance with U.S. criminal anti-money laundering laws, say Nicole Horowitz and Brendan Hanifin of Ropes & Gray.
During the last 10 years, the need to embrace change was fundamental for law firms, and that change affected associates in many ways — most, but not all, for the better, says Brad Kaufman, co-president of Greenberg Traurig.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s final rules implementing the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act complete the revamp of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which will be more complex and better resourced to address evolving national security risks that arise in the context of foreign investments, say attorneys at Akin Gump.
Multinational energy and natural resources companies doing business in China face particular risks related to China's state secrecy laws, due to the broad and vaguely defined range of information that may be classified as secret, say Alvin Xiao and Fabian Roday of Fangda Partners.
While President Donald Trump’s recent executive order expands the ability of the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control to sanction non-U.S. entities doing business with Iran, it remains to be seen whether OFAC will pursue aggressive enforcement of its strengthened secondary sanctions authority, say attorneys at Ropes & Gray.
Last year saw a dizzying array of drug pricing actions and proposals from the White House, Congress and state governments, and this year the drug industry may face even greater pressure from groundbreaking changes to federal policy, among other developments, say Tom Bulleit and Scott Falin of Ropes & Gray.
The White House Council on Environmental Quality's recently proposed revisions to regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act are virtually certain to be challenged in the courts — especially a proposal to eliminate evaluations of projects' cumulative environmental impacts, say attorneys with Perkins Coie.
As the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network plans to increase its use of so-called special measures under the USA Patriot Act, it is a good bet FinCEN will focus its efforts to exile foreign banks it believes pose a money laundering threat to the U.S. financial system, says Arthur Middlemiss at Lewis Baach.
Despite the tumult the Trump administration's actions have created in international trade, the president's attempt at long-term disruption of global markets is unlikely to be successful, says Peter Quinter at GrayRobinson.
In their new book "Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court," Geoffrey Stone and David Strauss provide valuable context for U.S. Supreme Court decisions under Chief Justice Earl Warren that have profoundly affected the country, but their overly protective attitude sometimes obscures reality, says Federal Circuit Judge Timothy Dyk.
Our recent study of 114 publicly available decisions on provisional measures in investor-state proceedings reveals key trends in arbitration tribunal jurisprudence, say David Goldberg and Ivan Philippov of White & Case, and professor Yarik Kryvoi of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Policymakers delivered a mixed bag to the biofuels industry at the end of 2019, with both a law retroactively extending the biodiesel and renewable diesel credit, and guidance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that could undercut the biofuels market, say Brandon Kirkham and Joshua Andrews of Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting.
The U.S. International Trade Commission issued more general exclusion orders in 2019 than in past years due to the proliferation of intellectual property rights violations in online marketplaces, revealing that it won’t hesitate to implement this powerful and effective remedy when warranted, say attorneys at Hunton.