A conservative nonprofit on Wednesday asked a federal court to force the U.S. Department of Commerce to turn over a copy of the agency’s findings from its probe into whether imported cars threaten U.S. national security interests.
Five law firms will receive $214 million in fees from the $1.5 billion Syngenta AG tainted corn settlement after a Kansas federal court adopted those same firms' recommendation on how to allocate some of the money.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has found that imports of fabricated structural steel from Canada, China and Mexico are likely hurting U.S. steel producers, paving the way for the U.S. Department of Commerce to move forward with investigations.
European Union leaders said Thursday that Britain will be allowed to delay its departure from the bloc until May 22 on the condition that the government's withdrawal agreement gains parliamentary approval in the U.K. next week.
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s precedent-setting panel won’t look at whether the board can still review a patent after certain district court and U.S. International Trade Commission challenges.
The European Union published new rules Thursday for screening inbound foreign investments that go into effect next month, following the same overall structure of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
Figuring out what constitutes a manageable workload for the nation’s district judges is no simple task. Getting the judiciary the resources it needs is even harder.
The Western District of Louisiana is supposed to have seven district judges. But for a year, most of the courthouses were operating without a single Article III judge. As usual, magistrate judges picked up the slack.
Seadrill Ltd. cannot duck a subpoena seeking to unearth what the company knew about alleged efforts to disrupt rival Perforadora Oro Negro's Gulf of Mexico oil drilling operations, a New York bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday, saying it would not be overly burdensome for the company to designate a suitable deponent.
President Donald Trump offered a glimpse of his ongoing trade discussions with China on Wednesday, signaling that he will not immediately remove the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods if the U.S. and Beijing are able to strike a new agreement.
The Trump administration will forge ahead with new duties ranging upward of 235 percent on Chinese pipes used in sanitary and storm drains after the U.S. International Trade Commission found Wednesday that the imports were injuring U.S. producers.
Federal prosecutors can present emails sent by an Iranian professor accused of lying on his visa application and sharing confidential military technology with Iran in breach of U.S. sanctions laws, the Sixth Circuit held, throwing out a lower court ruling that had suppressed that evidence as obtained without probable cause.
The federal government on Tuesday filed suit against a California lighting distributor allegedly caught smuggling illegal high-intensity car headlights into the country, telling the U.S. Court of International Trade that the company should pay up to nearly $2 million in penalties.
Law360 is pleased to announce the formation of its 2019 International Trade Editorial Advisory Board.
Prime Minister Theresa May formally asked the European Union on Wednesday to delay Britain’s departure from the EU for three months until June 30 as she seeks to prevent the country from crashing out of the bloc without a deal next week.
Partisanship has played a large role in the small passage rate of new judgeship bills since 1990. New judgeships create new vacancies, and neither party wants to give the other the upper hand.
Using magistrate hotlines, “showdown” hearings and extra mediation, many courts with heavy dockets have pioneered methods for moving cases along. But not every program succeeds, and the techniques have their detractors.
A Florida federal judge sanctioned a litigation trust set up by Venezuela’s state-owned oil company Tuesday for failing to make two key witnesses available for deposition in its now-dismissed suit claiming an energy trading firm engaged in a bribery scheme that hurt the oil company.
A Florida federal judge on Monday ordered one of Costa Rica’s largest pineapple growers to show why the court shouldn’t seize and resell the grower’s contract rights with a fruit importer to satisfy a $32 million arbitration award for Del Monte.
A top French defense official on Monday appeared to criticize the Trump administration's support for NATO as related to whether allies buy U.S. military equipment.
A bipartisan group of senators announced Tuesday they had introduced a bill aimed at ensuring Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. lives up to conditions the Trump administration imposed last year when undoing the company's blacklisting from U.S. markets.
A newly effective embargo measure that allows U.S. claimants to sue the Cuban government in U.S. courts for confiscated Cuban property may soon be expanded to permit lawsuits against non-Cuban entities operating in Cuba. Attorneys at Greenberg Traurig LLP discuss key issues surrounding the policy change.
The U.S. Department of Justice's China Initiative should be a signal to Chinese companies, multinational companies with Chinese subsidiaries, and U.S.-based investors in Chinese companies — it's time to design and implement strong anti-corruption and anti-bribery programs, says Jean Chow-Callam of FTI Consulting Inc.
The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling on Wednesday in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP removes nearly all activities taken by creditors seeking nonjudicial foreclosure of liens and mortgages from the ambit of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, says John Baxter of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.
These days, a popular theme in media is that lawyers' jobs will be taken by robots. However, based on the tech issues discussed at the South by Southwest technology conference in Austin, Texas, last month, robots may in fact need lawyers, says Nick Abrahams of Norton Rose Fulbright.
You passed the bar exam and are ready for the character and fitness committee interview. Time to think about how to discuss that minor incident in college, that misdemeanor in high school or that mental health issue that you have totally under control, says Richard Maltz of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC.
China's foreign investment security review regime shares many characteristics with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. And as tensions rise between the two countries, China, like the U.S., is set to scrutinize more deals, says Guogang Li of the Tahota Law Firm.
My initial reaction to "Doing Justice" was that author Preet Bharara may have bitten off more than he could chew — an accusation leveled against him when he served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York — but I found the book full of helpful gems, says U.S. District Judge Cynthia Bashant of the Southern District of California.
Though most experts believe that an imminent recession is unlikely, slowdown fears are increasing. Now is the time for firms to consider how to best leverage their communications and marketing teams to lessen impacts from a potential economic slowdown, says Tom Orewyler of Tom Orewyler Communications LLC.
While the Federal Trade Commission is mandated to defend the integrity of "made in USA" labels, settlements in recent years have established a trend of failing to punish even the most egregious of fraudulent claims, says Anson Smuts of O'Keefe.
The Trump administration would like Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement by June, but progress has been slow. The deal's fate will depend on cooperation from Democrats, support from Republicans and the strategy pursued by the president, says Robert Kyle of Hogan Lovells.