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Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
In the last two months, the United States Supreme Court granted review in two cases involving the limits of federal court jurisdiction over foreign companies: DaimlerChrysler AG v. Bauman, No. 11-965 (cert. granted Apr. 22,...more
The European Commission plans to introduce new rules to improve the safety regime applicable to non-food consumer products distributed in the EU.
The Commission has put forward a new package of measures to provide more...more
Over the last few weeks, two big stories have made headlines in the food industry. Beginning in early February, news media across Europe began reporting that food products tested in several European countries contained...more
In J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, a plurality of the United States Supreme Court held that merely placing a product into the stream of commerce with the expectation that it would wind up in the forum state was not...more
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The Chinese unit of Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it will recall 337 cars due to issues with the brakes and steering boxes.
The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, China’s...more
In This Issue:
- The Second Circuit Court of Appeals holds that a U.S. employer may pursue trade secret claims against a former employee who allegedly misappropriated sensitive corporate information in Canada.
The United States (US) Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) authority and ability to stay generally informed about new risks associated with consumer products and...more
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
On September 27, 2012, SIFMA hosted a conference on Complex Products. The day-long session covered “complex products” and included various presentations about structured products and exchange-traded products. Many materials...more
In This Issue:
Massachusetts Federal Court Holds Japanese Escalator Accident Study Inadmissible for Lack of Authentication and Demonstrated Connection to Facts of Case, Defendant’s Introduction of New Shoe Design in...more
The drywall litigation, arising from the installation into U.S. homes of allegedly defective drywall from China, has included a great many noteworthy international practice issues. Many companies have settled. Others have...more
There are many risks involved in dealing with Chinese companies.
We previously discussed The Importance Of China Due Diligence And Corporate Seals.
And we asked the probing question: Is The Era Of Cheap Goods From China...more
In the words of the Court of Appeal in Faraday Reinsurance Co Ltd v Howden North America Inc & Anor  EWCA Civ 980 (20 July 2012), "it would be idle to pretend that the English courts and the American (including the...more
It is a fact of life in the modern world that manufacturers and distributors of products often do business in multiple jurisdictions, across multiple borders. A product manufactured in one country can be distributed and sold...more
After six years of bribing American doctors, pushing antidepressants on children and hiding the heart attack risk of a diabetes drug, the British drug Company GlaxoSmithKline LLC got a slap on the wrist yesterday....more
We continue our preview of the new civil review grants from the Illinois Supreme Court with Russell v. SNFA, which raises questions of general and specific jurisdiction over a French-based manufacturer....more
We’ve blogged before, occasionally, about drug/device developments north of the border. Most of these developments have involved class action practice, where Canadian law is considerably more liberal than the corresponding...more
It is a fact of life in the modern world that manufacturers and distributors of products often do business in multiple jurisdictions, across multiple borders. A product manufactured in one country, can be distributed and sold...more
Venancio Aguasanta Arias, et al. v. Dyncorp, et al., Civil Action No. 01-1908 (D.D.C. 2012), denies a motion for reconsideration of a discovery order in an international litigation. The underlying case involves allegations...more
A summary of the latest global proposals, enactments, amendments, and enforcements applicable to toys and children's products, including apparel, food contact articles, and jewelry.
Includes updates on chemicals of high...more
Exporting to Australia just got a little trickier for consumer product and service providers. The Australian Consumer Law (the “Act”) was recently amended to expand the warranty protections afforded to consumers. These...more
Until as recently as November 2011, most investors had viewed the Chinese yuan (also called the “Renminbi”) as a one-way bet to appreciate in value. But market sentiment has shifted decisively against expectations for the...more
A foreign manufacturer sued in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently prevailed in its motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction even though it did not dispute that its consumer...more
Since we blogged about the Supreme Court’s certiorari grant in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, 10-1491, we figured we owe our readers an update about a significant status change.
As we mentioned before, the Court...more
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