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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Fresh Look At Japanese Trade Secret Protection

Countries throughout East Asia have been feeling the sting of trade secret misappropriation and updating their respective trade secret protection regimes. In Japan, lawmakers […]

Epic Insurance Q: When Is A Cyber Attack An Act Of War?

A 2017 cyber attack at drug maker Merck was said to have crippled more than 30,000 computers and 7,500 servers, and brought at least […]

Up to 25 Years For Maryland Man Convicted of FCPA Violations

Mark Lambert, former president of Maryland transportation company Transportation Logistics Inc. (TLI) was convicted Nov. 22 of bribing a Russian official in exchange for […]