Apple Inc. said Monday that it will keep making its "most powerful computer ever," the Mac Pro, in the United States, a move the tech giant attributes to the Trump administration's decision to give it relief from tariffs on several component parts made in China.
The U.S. Court of International Trade has upheld the government's decision that a Turkish steel maker's lack of knowledge of its products being shipped to the U.S. by a foreign third party is irrelevant to the determination of countervailing duties.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has called for tariffs as high as nearly 60% on shipments of metal rods from China, India and Taiwan, finding that the Asian imports have been sold too cheaply in the U.S.
A New York federal court on Monday tossed conspiracy claims against Brazilian engineering conglomerate Odebrecht in a suit that ties the plummeting value of its bonds to a $3.3 billion bribery scheme, finding that alleged financial misrepresentations weren't the result of a formal agreement between the company and its subsidiary.
The U.S. Court of International Trade ruled Monday that the U.S. Department of Commerce was wrong to impose a higher duty rate on a Chinese diamond saw blades exporter after the company had trouble uploading one of its submissions to the agency’s filing system.
French oil and gas company TechnipFMC PLC agreed to pay more than $5 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle claims the business bribed Iraqi government officials, according to an administrative proceeding filed by the regulator Monday.
The Trump administration lobbed fresh sanctions on Iran on Friday, while greenlighting troops to defend Saudi Arabia, following the recent attacks on Saudi oil fields.
The lone Democrat serving on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has suggested the agency is writing climate change out of its gas infrastructure project decisions, with the commission split along party lines in approving a Colorado gas pipeline and Florida liquefied natural gas project.
A Wisconsin brewery has asked the Seventh Circuit for a rehearing after the court refused to revive pieces of its suit claiming Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors Brewing Co. conspired to restrict the flow of American beer exports to Ontario, Canada.
The U.S. Department of Commerce improperly spared Chinese cupwheels from an anti-dumping duty order on diamond sawblades, the U.S. Court of International Trade ruled Thursday, sending the case back to the agency for a more thorough examination of the order's scope.
The draft rules for the overhaul of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States are finally out, providing more detail about the changes coming to the process for reviewing inbound transactions for potential national security concerns. Here, Law360 outlines the key clarifications provided by the proposed regulations.
Argentine cement maker Loma Negra told a New York federal court Thursday that shareholders' allegations that the company misled them should be tossed, as the plaintiffs haven’t been able to point to any false statements in the disclosures surrounding its $1 billion initial public offering.
President Donald Trump said Friday that he will not settle for a partial agreement to knock down Chinese trade barriers and that he is not in a rush to wrap up talks with Beijing before next year's election.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has gained a former Clyde & Co international arbitration partner who specializes in representing and advising clients in relation to complex cross-border disputes across a variety of industries, with a primary focus on Asia.
The Trump administration has lost one of its top trade enforcement officials with the resignation of Gilbert Kaplan, who headed up the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, the agency said Friday.
Hong Kong Tri-Ace Tire Co. Ltd. must pay a Japanese tire company nearly $17 million after refusing to participate in litigation accusing it of breaking the terms of a trade dress infringement settlement, a California federal judge has ruled.
Four of the five emerging economic powers known as the BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa — see themselves as generally well-positioned to deal with the challenges of antitrust enforcement in the digital age, but challenges remain, according to a new report from their competition enforcers.
The U.S. government on Thursday filed the first-ever environmental claim under its trade agreement with South Korea by accusing Seoul of not doing enough to crack down on illegal fishing operations.
Mexican tomato growers on Thursday signed a deal with the U.S. government that will spare their goods from new duties but also subject them to increased border inspections, a provision that had given the growers "serious misgivings" after the deal was announced.
President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to impose national security-based tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, and challengers to the underlying law can’t get around a high court ruling supporting that authority, the government told the Federal Circuit.
Chinese technology giant Huawei is stepping up efforts to convince U.S. officials it has no direct ties to the Chinese government, telling the Federal Communications Commission this week that many telecom companies have dealings with the superpower without being viewed as national security concerns to the U.S.
The U.S. government has once again asked to observe a World Trade Organization dispute over India’s duties on information technology products, according to a WTO document circulated Thursday, citing its nearly $500 million worth of tech exports to India last year.
Mediatrix Capital Inc. lied to investors about its "highly profitable" trading strategy while it raked in $125 million through unregistered offerings, and its principals spent $35 million of those funds on luxury items, according to a regulatory action unsealed in Colorado federal court Wednesday.
Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives say they’re optimistic about progress toward ratification of President Donald Trump’s renegotiated North American trade pact, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Corruption charges against a University of Kansas researcher show the U.S. Department of Justice is taking a hard line against U.S.-based researchers suspected of having undisclosed foreign conflicts, even where they aren't accused of espionage or trade secret theft.
As an early advocate of the American Bar Association's year-old well-being pledge, we launched an integrated program to create and sustain a supportive workplace culture with initiatives focused on raising mental health awareness, embracing creativity and giving back to the community, says Casey Ryan at Reed Smith.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' critical technologies pilot program has had relatively minor impact on the U.S. biotech industry in the last year, but proposed rules unleashed by the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act will soon reshape the relationship between the government and the biotech industry, says Richard Matheny of Goodwin.
Our firm drives a holistic concept of well-being through educational opportunities, such as a series of expert-led workshops intended to address mental health and substance abuse issues that we vowed to fight when we signed the American Bar Association's well-being pledge one year ago, says Krista Logelin at Morgan Lewis.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States’ draft regulations implementing the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act seem to focus on specific national security concerns, as opposed to taking a broader approach, which means they are significantly more complex than the pre-FIRRMA regime, say Christian Davis and Thor Petersen of Akin Gump.
Signing the American Bar Association's well-being pledge last year was a natural progression of our firm's commitment to employee wellness, which has included developing partnerships with professionals in the mental health space to provide customized programming to firm attorneys and staff, say Annette Sciallo and Mark Goldberg at Latham.
One year ago, our firm signed the American Bar Association's well-being pledge and embraced a commitment to providing on-site behavioral health resources, which has since become a key aspect of our well-being program, say Meg Meserole and Kimberly Merkel at Akin Gump.
After our firm signed the American Bar Association’s well-being pledge one year ago, we launched two key programs that included weekly meditation sessions and monthly on-site chair massages to help people address both the mental and physical aspects of working at a law firm, says Marci Eisenstein at Schiff Hardin.
The Federal Circuit's recent patent decisions in Ajinomoto v. U.S. International Trade Commission and Eli Lilly v. Hospira — on the tangential relation exception to the doctrine of equivalents — indicate that prosecution history estoppel may be becoming more favorable to patentees, says Sarah Kagan of Banner Witcoff.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s recent addition of China's largest nuclear power company, the China General Nuclear Power Group, to its entity list dramatically increases the scope of U.S. export restrictions on CGN, even prohibiting the export of low-technology consumer goods and software, say attorneys at Winston & Strawn.
The early and prompt provision of samples from all electronically stored information sources as a part of ESI protocol search methodology is consistent with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and may allow for significant cost savings during discovery, says Zachary Caplan at Berger Montague.
In the absence of a federal rule governing deposition location, federal courts are frequently called on to resolve objections to out-of-state deposition notices. Recent decisions reveal what information is crucial to courts in making the determination, says Kevin O’Brien at Porter Wright.
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 57 and its state counterparts provide a method for expediting claims for declaratory judgment that warrants closer attention than it has historically received from litigants and courts, say attorneys at Gibson Dunn.
My conservative, Catholic parents never skipped a beat when accepting that I was gay, and encouraged me to follow my dreams wherever they might lead. But I did not expect they would lead to the law, until I met an inspiring college professor, says James Holmes of Clyde & Co.
The U.S. government's revised Federal Acquisition Regulation, which prohibits federal agencies from acquiring telecommunications equipment and services produced by certain Chinese companies, applies across a strikingly broad range of contract values and types, say David Fletcher and Julia Fox at Perkins Coie.
The Wayback Machine, which archives screenshots of websites at particular points in time, can be an invaluable tool in litigation, but attorneys need to follow a few simple steps early in the discovery process to increase the odds of being able to use materials obtained from the archive, says Timothy Freeman of Tanenbaum Keale.