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The European Union's incoming trade commissioner said Monday that he is hoping to reach an agreement that will stop the U.S. from imposing tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of goods in the two governments' long-running fight over aircraft subsidies.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 1:49 pm
As shown by recent case law, including a New Jersey federal court holding last month in Valsartan Products Liability Litigation, there is no "shifting tide" in favor of disclosing litigation funding arrangements, say Matthew Harrison and Stephanie Southwick of Bentham IMF.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 1:44 pm
Australian litigation funder IMF Bentham has bought Dutch rival Omni Bridgeway Holdings BV to form a combined disputes financing firm with over AU$2.2 billion ($1.5 billion) in capital, the Australian company said Tuesday.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 12:45 pm
While artificial intelligence has already revolutionized the e-discovery field, the development of emotionally intelligent AI promises to explore data in an even more nuanced and human way, thereby further reducing the burden on legal teams, say Lisa Prowse and Brian Schrader at e-discovery services provider BIA.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 6:12 pm
A Monaco-based Del Monte unit urged a Florida federal court to hold a Costa Rican pineapple plantation in contempt after it allegedly flouted an arbitral award by refusing to stop selling a special variety of super-sweet pineapple, arguing that the grower's "day of reckoning is at hand."
Posted: October 11, 2019, 5:54 pm
An alternative dispute resolution provider has hired its first diversity program manager just months after a spotlight was placed on arbitrator diversity by music mogul Jay-Z in an intellectual property dispute, the organization announced Thursday.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 5:39 pm
International minerals supplier Amcol International Corp. can't escape litigation in which it's accused of orchestrating fraudulent transfers to shield assets that were being targeted by a Singapore shipper to enforce more than $70 million in arbitral awards.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 4:06 pm
The Trump administration will hold off on raising tariffs against Chinese goods, according to a Friday announcement that marks a moment of conciliation in the sprawling trade conflict that has enveloped the two nations for over a year.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 4:03 pm
The Second Circuit's recent Section 1782 decision in Application of Antonio Del Valle Ruiz could be particularly burdensome for New York–based offices of multinational companies, which may now be compelled to produce documents located abroad despite not being involved in any domestic litigation, say attorneys at Ropes & Gray.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 1:09 pm
The Financial Conduct Authority said Friday that it will take a “proportionate and pragmatic” approach to reporting rules if the U.K. crashes out of Europe without a deal or transition period on Oct. 31.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 12:10 pm