Trade diversions

Judge tears Apple and investors apart on ‘ridiculous’ discovery line

by on June 2, 2021 0

Law360 (June 1, 2021, 10:07 p.m. EDT) – A California federal magistrate on Tuesday slammed Apple’s lawyer and a shareholder proposal for failing to compromise on discovery disputes over statements Apple on iPhone sales, claiming their disputes had been “absolutely ridiculous” and telling a plaintiff’s attorney, “Boy, you’re fucking bothering. “ During a hearing...

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New Zealand backs Australia in trade dispute with China ahead of Ardern-Morrison meeting

by on May 30, 2021 0

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison hold a joint press conference at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia on February 28, 2020. REUTERS / Loren Elliott Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in New Zealand on Sunday for high-level talks hours after the country’s government chose to back Canberra...

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Location of the US case for a technology dispute in China

by on May 28, 2021 0

Amid continuing diplomatic tensions between China and the United States, disputes stemming from the alleged theft of tech trade secrets by Chinese companies from rival US firms found their way to federal courtrooms. This stems, in part, from the availability of a global injunction under the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), which provides US...

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Australia ready to bring China to WTO on tariffs

by on May 28, 2021 0

Loading Diplomatic relations between Canberra and Beijing are at their lowest in decades, with China imposing more than $ 20 billion in tariffs in response to a number of measures taken by Australia, including the call for a Global investigation into the origins of COVID-19 and the ban of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from...

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Biden has his own version of ‘America First’

by on May 27, 2021 0

William J. Burns: the blob meets the heart of the country The Trump administration claims that multilateral trade agreements allowed weaker states to gang up on and punish the United States. It was one of Trump’s arguments for withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade bloc negotiated by the Obama administration and 11 other...

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Joe Biden appoints Native American Arun Venkataraman as head of U.S. foreign trade service

by on May 26, 2021 0

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday appointed Native American Arun Venkataraman as director general of the United States and Foreign Trade Service and deputy secretary for world markets at the Commerce Department. According to a White House reading, Venkataraman has over 20 years of experience advising businesses, international organizations, and the US government on...

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How to make enough vaccines for everyone on Earth

by on May 25, 2021 0

Text size It would take 12 billion doses to give all eligible people two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. The world cannot produce them fast enough. Timothy D. Easley-Pool / Getty Images At the World Health Summit on Friday, the G-20 and other invited leaders endorsed 10 principles, known as Rome Declaration, to strengthen...

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