Documents from the investigation into the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Mexico bribery scandal are reminders to in-house counsel that they must keep close tabs on their company's foreign subsidiaries.
The international scope of energy transactions commonly leads parties to incorporate arbitration as their method of dispute resolution. When the arbitration concludes, the award does not always lead to final resolution.
The late Venezuelan president posed as the mad dog of the Americas, but the record shows he was a man you could do business with.
Concert promoter Live Nation has sued syndicates of insurer Lloyd's of London for their "despicable conduct" in refusing to cover losses stemming from a performance by Lady Gaga in Indonesia that was canceled last year after the pop star received threats from an Islamic terrorist group.
India's patent appeals board ruled that a domestic generic drug maker could continue to make and sell a low-priced copy of Nexavar, a cancer medication patented by Bayer AG.
Clean tech is new: solar, wind, biofuels, water purification. And yet the industry runs the very ordinary risk of getting bogged down in the oldest business challenge of all: corruption.
The blockbuster report on Chinese hacking released last week by U.S. cybersecurity firm Mandiant has focused attention on the security of data held by governments and big corporations, and by law firms.
When Julie Deane founded The Cambridge Satchel Company Ltd., she knew fending off counterfeits would be a cost of doing business. But she didn't predict that so many of her IP troubles would originate so close to home.
Even companies that have come to terms with the risks of bribe-payers, terrorists, and other criminals in their supply and marketing chains still struggle to believe that they may inadvertently support human trafficking.
In "Are you Exposed? Global Bribery and Corruption: 2012 Lessons and 2013 Predictions," Hogan Lovells calls corruption in China "a huge problem."
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