OPINION: The candidate could potentially use the act to advance his national security plan.
OPINION: The candidate could potentially use the act to advance his national security plan.
In their Antitrust Trade and Practice column, Shepard Goldfein and James Keyte write: As China's political and economic impact continues to grow around the world, U.S. regulators have been forced to grapple with how to protect U.S. interests in a system sprung from a very different government ideology. This clash has played out in the antitrust context in the drafting, implementation and subsequent reaction to China's Anti-Monopoly Law.
Recent studies have shown some promising win rates for international companies' China patent litigation. But problems remain.
The Chinese government said it will legalize online car-hailing applications such as Uber and its domestic rival Didi Chuxing.
At first glance, the complaint looks like your average drunk driving negligence suit. Except defense contracting giant AECOM argues Afghan law should apply.
The U.S. Kleptocracy Initiative says "f--- you" to kleptocrats. What about their lawyers?
A new database from Stanford Law School offers unique insight on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlements.
Paul Reichler has been dubbed Mr. World Court for his dominance at the seat of public international law. But in the past week Mr. World Court became Mr. Arbitration. It was a great week for public health and maritime borders. And a terrible week for international bullies.
The world’s largest law firm by headcount is accused of dumping an alleged police brutality victim client, then taking on the police as a client in the same case.
Fangda Partners, a large China-based law firm headquartered in Shanghai with a strong intellectual property disputes practice, is representing Apple in its fight to reverse a recent ruling that threatens to ban sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Beijing.
In her Distress Mergers and Acquisitions column, Corinne Ball of Jones Day writes: Defaults on onshore and offshore obligations by companies in Greater China, as well as other Emerging Markets, have been increasing. Restructuring of this debt via a scheme of arrangement in tandem with a U.S. bankruptcy case may present an effective restructuring mechanism for Emerging Market enterprises.
Foreign Companies based in China face a host of social and legal challenges in discovery and corporate governance.
The Justice Department revealed how it reached decisions under its new pilot enforcement program.
The 2016 Global Business Ethics Survey, released Thursday by the Ethics & Compliance Initiative , revealed that more workers in Brazil, India and Russia reported seeing misconduct and experiencing pressure to compromise standards than their counterparts in 10 other countries.
The location and cause of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's disappearance two years ago continues to prove elusive, but that hasn't stopped plaintiffs lawyers from pursuing novel and, at times conflicting, legal theories in U.S. courts on behalf of the families of the deceased.
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that an Australian businessman has standing to sue DLA Piper, giving him a shot at recovering a $1.29 million jury verdict he won against the huge multinational law firm after the judgment was thrown out by an intermediate court of appeals.
The patent infringement lawsuit highlights major similarities and differences with other recent smartphone legal disputes.
The appeal could make new law on patent damages—where it's badly needed, according to Kobre & Kim partner Michael Ng.
The law firms who carried out investigations for Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. and Standard Chartered Bank have recently found their roles questioned. It's a reminder that firms hired to do internal probes must walk a tightrope between pleasing clients and regulators.
Through Bank of Nova Scotia summonses, the IRS seeks to compel U.S. branches of foreign banks to produce records held by their overseas branches, even when production would otherwise be proscribed by foreign bank secrecy laws. This law enforcement tool has been used rarely over the past three decades, but in today's regulatory climate, practitioners representing taxpayers need to be aware of their availability.
New Jersey lawmakers are considering legislation that would make the state a center for international alternative dispute resolution.
Breached by Chinese officials in 2010 and 2011, U.S. Steel is pushing back against appropriation of its stolen trade secrets.
After $1.2 billion in settlements and a decade of litigation that swept in antitrust lawyers from more than 50 firms (seriously, did anyone NOT work on this case?), the massive air cargo price fixing litigation is coming in for a landing.
India may be showing signs that it no longer wants to be Big Pharma’s public enemy No. 1.
American entrepreneurs buy Chinese goods to sell, but lose out on patent protection.
New York's First Department said that a forum selection clause in the earlier of four agreements between a Kazakh oligarch and his former financial advisor designating New York courts for the resolution of disputes controlled the matter, even though later agreements cancelled the earlier one.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has secured $15 million from a California-based furniture chain to resolve claims that it improperly evaded anti-dumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture imported from China.
A congressional committee that monitors human rights in China wants the ABA's president to explain why the group reversed plans to publish a book by Chinese human rights lawyer Teng Biao.
In their Southern District Civil Practice Roundup, Edward M. Spiro and Judith L. Mogul write: Several recent decisions have permitted plaintiffs frustrated by elusive defendants or uncooperative foreign governments to serve defendants through email under FRCP 4(f)(3), providing a modern-day solution to an age-old problem.
In launching Box Zones in Europe and Asia, the cloud provider aims to assist its international customers with the challenges of complying with new and upcoming local regulations
U.S. Eastern District Attorney Robert Capers presided over a ceremony Tuesday in which the United States transferred to Mongolia the ownership of the remains of six species of dinosaurs.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday launched a pilot program that could significantly reduce the criminal penalties for companies that self-report violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Singapore and Brunei are at the forefront of digital modernization.
Intimate partner violence should have prevented a judge from awarding a man more than $283,000 in fees and costs in an international child custody dispute, a federal appeals court said Friday.
Such funds have long been a target of criticism, especially from the U.S. And international trade experts have sounded the alarm, saying SPFs signaled a new form of nationalism and protectionism.
Attorneys in Miami and Chicago are suing Boeing Co. on behalf of the families of passengers who disappeared on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 two years ago.
The extraction industries saw the brunt of bribery enforcement actions in 2015, but the manufacturing/service providing industry faces more U.S. investigations, according to a new report from TRACE International, a provider of anti-bribery compliance services.
Southern District Judge Andrew Carter has thrown out part of an immigration regulation he said set the bar too high for obtaining lawful permanent residency for the spouses of people taking a second shot at marriage.
It was a not so sweet day for Mondelēz International Inc., the maker of Oreo cookies. The company says federal investigators have recommended enforcement action against it for alleged bribes paid over operations in India that were bought from Cadbury.
The Dutch telecommunications giant VimpelCom agreed Thursday to pay $795 million to resolve U.S. and Dutch charges that it bribed government officials in Uzbekistan to win business.
Recent anti-kleptocracy cases highlight the Justice Department's new approach to fighting corruption.
Codexis, represented by Latham & Watkins partner Douglas Lumish, alleges that EnzymeWorks' CEO gained access to sensitive biomaterials while working for Pfizer.
U.S. companies, particularly startups, often fail to protect their IP through product development agreements when they outsource product development in China. This is a “big mistake,” according to a recent blog post by attorneys at Harris & Moure.
Thomas A. Dickerson and Sheri S. Roman review cases involving students injured or killed while traveling abroad and the liability of the program organizers, including the claims of a student whose school failed to warn her of the risk of insect-borne disease in China, a complaint brought by the family of a student who died after a fall during a wilderness expedition in the Himalayas, and more.
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a group that represents leading pharma and biotech companies in the U.S., says India has created “impermissible hurdles to patentability” in its patent laws.
The Second Circuit has clarified the law on sovereign immunity for actions by a foreign nation's commercial entity that take place outside of the United States but harm investors within the United States.
Lawyers for DuPont and the Justice Department teamed up to protect Kevlar, the iconic body armor—and redefined trade secrets law.
China’s trademark filings grew at a staggering rate in 2014, while the overall pace of new trademark activity in both established and developing economies slowed across the rest of the world, according to a newly released report.
Five people including two scientists working for GlaxoSmithKline have been charged with taking part in a scheme to steal trade secrets and methods for manufacturing cancer medication from the drugmaker, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced Wednesday.
In China, some lawyers are accused of overthrowing the government, giving away state secrets and colluding with anti-China forces, while others get lunch with top party officials.
Foreign governments, including China, Turkey and the European Union, are giving corporate America fits over how companies handle information and data, and the trend is only going to worsen this year.
By 2019, Europe will be almost 23 percent of the market and Asia will be more than 7 percent.
Colleen Tracy James, a partner at Mayer Brown, highlights some of the trade-offs and strategic considerations in creating international IP portfolios and analyzes the extent to which China's proposed Fourth Amendment might affect such IP strategies for U.S. companies.
While the law “creates the duty” without defining how it will be “exercised,” companies should watch how it will be written into regulation.
Seven Weibo posts landed prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang in jail, got him convicted and ended his legal career.
New intelligence gathering initiatives have led to a chorus of concern from the tech sector and privacy advocates.
After spending 19 months in custody, Beijing-based human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang will soon be released, but he will no longer practice law.
A legal reform subcommittee urges Hong Kong to pass legislation to permit outside funding in arbitration.
The Paris climate talks won't be enough. Can courts grab control of the thermostat?
A Kroll Ontrack report also highlights predictive coding and its popularity in the UK, US and Europe.
Both regional and international firms alike took home trophies for their work on the most innovative and creative deals and disputes in Southeast Asia and India. Here's the full list of winners.
Sovaldi, the hepatitis C wonder drug, costs $1,000 a pill. Law-savvy advocates are fighting back.
The city's Law Reform Commission may soon recommend that a law be updated to explicitly allow the practice, making it the first Asian jurisdiction to do so. Lawyers, clients—and funders—are watching these developments closely.
A New York state appeals court has vacated the conspiracy conviction of a Philippine national accused of attempting to sell four French Impressionist paintings once owned by the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, worth tens of millions of dollars.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero cleared a path for claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank acts.
Two prominent law firms filed a federal class action in Los Angeles on Friday against Volkswagen A.G. on behalf of South Korean consumers, making it the first case of its kind against an automaker in the United States.
The Ninth Circuit on Friday ruled a company can be held accountable for its CEO's fraud, even if that fraud went against the company’s interests. The panel found ChinaCast Education Corp. can be held liable for the alleged embezzlement of CEO Ron Chan.
As the Obama Administration has made protecting American intellectual property from threats abroad a priority for the Department of Justice, it has sent clear signals that it sees China as Enemy No. 1. But the spate of cases that has followed has left some in the defense bar asking whether the government is too quick on the trigger when it comes to prosecuting individuals with Chinese ties. Three high-profile cases targeting naturalized U.S. citizens originally from China have unraveled in the past year, heightening those concerns.
At least 78 public companies have reported that they are targets of ongoing federal investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The New York-based company agreed to settle civil charges that its joint venture in China bribed health care providers at state-controlled hospitals in order to promote drug sales.
The U.S. attorney's decision to drop charges against a Temple University physics professor accused of relaying U.S. defense technology information to China is not a typical move, according to former federal prosecutors.
An initial cybersecurity agreement between China and the United States, seen as an “early step” to curb cybertheft, faces multiple challenges.
While we work and live in a "borderless" economy, when it comes to e-discovery and litigation matters, borders are ever apparent amid the myriad of international data privacy laws in play where ever data flows between regions.
The Indian government, hoping to discourage Western companies from trying to capitalize on its ancient yoga practice, is taking steps to protect what it considers its traditional knowledge.
This annual award from The American Lawyer honors the winning team in a range of high-impact, high-profile transnational cases—from Yukos's $50 billion arbitration win against Russia to the groundbreaking Swiss tax settlements.
Under the United Kingdom's new Modern Slavery Act, Asian businesses that make or supply goods or services sold in the U.K. can expect greater scrutiny of their labor practices.
William Uchimoto, who spent time running the China practice groups for Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney and Stevens & Lee, said he was "shocked" to learn of the SEC's civil securities fraud charges leveled against him Thursday.