International

Sued In CA, Israeli Spyware Company Claims “Derivative Sovereign Immunity”

Spyware from the Israeli company NSO Group was surreptitiously installed on the accounts of more than 1,000 WhatsApp users, according to a lawsuit filed in…

Protecting Electronic Devices At The Border

A recent episode involving a cell phone search at the border got a lot of media attention, seen primarily through the lens of politics, but…

Another Law Firm Sues China

A Las Vegas personal injury firm has filed a class action lawsuit against the People’s Republic of China and a number of Chinese entities, including …

If This Isn’t A Force Majeure, What Is It?

An advisory from Mayer Brown attorneys looks at the fate of contracts in the context of a pandemic and widespread business shutdowns, specifically the “legal…

Med Equipment Fixers To IP: Get Out Of The Way

Hospital technicians and others in the medical field are pushing to expand “the right to repair” (something that’s been an issue in other sectors, like…

FLA Law Firm Sues China Over Coronavirus Pandemic

A Florida law firm is mounting a class action suit against the People’s Republic of China and a number of Chinese agencies that it says…

China Accuses U.S. Of Massive Hack

In a reversal of the usual direction of such accusations as reported in the U.S, a Chinese cybersecurity company says it has evidence that the…

Hacked Law Firm Sued For Malpractice By Chinese Client

A Chinese businessman and political dissident who had retained a Detroit law firm to help with his asylum claim has sued the firm for malpractice.…

Japan Going Whole-Hog To Coal, And A Lawsuit Looms

Still reeling from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, Japan is moving ahead with plans for construction of as many as 22 new coal-fired power…

Compliance Reboot At The Antitrust Division

For more than a decade DOJ guidelines included an exception to the general policy that prosecutors will take into account the existence of a compliance…

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