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U.S. Imposes Partial Embargo On Venezuela
On August 5, 2019, President Donald Trump issued an "Executive Order on Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela" (the "Order").
United States
9 Aug 2019
Federal Circuit Affirms ITC's Non-Institution Decision, Offering Guidance For Future FDCA-Related Section 337 Claims
In its long-awaited decision in Amarin Pharma. v. ITC, the Federal Circuit provided guidance on the U.S. International Trade Commission's discretion to decline to institute an investigation under section 337 of the Tariff Act...
United States
16 May 2019
Sanctions Enforcement Roars Back: Takeaways From The Société Générale Settlement
The Société Générale settlement illustrates that U.S. sanctions enforcement is alive and well, despite below average enforcement activity year to date.
5 Dec 2018
PTAB Estoppel May Not Stick At ITC
These advantages are not insignificant in today's patent monetization landscape.
United States
23 Oct 2018
New Rules At The U.S. International Trade Commission—Amended Rules Of Practice And Procedure Become Effective This Week
Last month, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced long-anticipated amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure, which are currently codified in 19 C.F.R. Chapter II.
United States
6 Jun 2018
International Trade Developments (Video)
Ama Adams, Ropes & Gray enforcement & litigation partner, discusses the complex array of trade laws and regulations facing companies with international operations.
United States
30 May 2018
Spotlight On Korea
Although historically U.S. regulators have not focused FCPA enforcement efforts in Korea to the same extent as other Asian jurisdictions such as China and India, multinational companies doing business in Korea, particularly in the life sciences space, should remain vigilant.
United States
29 Mar 2018
ITC Defers To FDA, Declining To Institute Section 337 Investigation
In what represents a departure from typical U.S. ITC practice, the ITC on October 27, 2017 declined to institute a Section 337 investigation based on a complaint brought by Amarin Pharma, Inc...
United States
1 Nov 2017
Looking Beyond Patents At The International Trade Commission - Is The ITC An Underutilized Forum?
The ITC is first and foremost a trade forum tasked with ensuring international parity in trade.
United States
19 Oct 2017
Intellectual Property Legislation Update: The Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act Of 2017
The TPNTPA focuses on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), a quasi-judicial federal agency in Washington, D.C. with broad investigative powers on matters of trade
United States
1 Aug 2017
Sanctions Enforcement - Video
Zach Brez, co-chair of Ropes & Gray's business & securities litigation practice, discusses potential changes and impacts to the international risk arena under the Trump administration...
United States
6 Feb 2017
EU Reaches Final Agreement On Conflict Minerals Regulation – An Overview
The regulation will not require due diligence by manufacturers, importers and sellers of finished products and components.
European Union
29 Nov 2016
Forecasting International Risk Climate Under President Trump
Niels Bohr famously observed that "predictions are hard, especially about the future." The results of last week's presidential election confirmed this adage.
United States
15 Nov 2016
Top 10 Anti-Corruption Red Flags In Latin America (Video)
Latin American countries continue to be a source of potentially lucrative investment opportunities for U.S. and multinational corporations.
United States
29 Sep 2016
Implications Of The UK's Brexit Referendum
Consequently, this note highlights steps that firms may wish to take during this interim period between now and the UK's actual exit from the EU.
European Union
2 Sep 2016
Mexico Enacts A Sweeping New Anti-Corruption Regime, Accompanied By A Public Apology From President Peña Nieto And Increased Attention On Mexico's Energy Sector By U.S. Regulators
After an aggressive grassroots campaign, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto recently announced the enactment of sweeping changes to Mexico's anti-corruption regime.
United States
22 Aug 2016
The UK's Referendum On Membership Of The European Union – An Update
This is an update to our Alert published on 24 June 2016 on the result of the UK's Referendum on membership in the European Union ("EU").
5 Jul 2016
Novartis Agrees To Settle Bribery Charges Against Chinese Subsidiaries For $25 Million
On March 23, 2015, Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Novartis AG reached a civil settlement with the SEC for violating the internal controls and books and records provisions of the FCPA.
5 Apr 2016
The Action Plan For A Capital Markets Union – Part 1: Aims, Priorities And Measures
On 30 September 2015, the European Commission adopted an action plan to achieve a European single market for capital for the 28 Member States (the Action Plan).
European Union
27 Oct 2015
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