A US lawyer and former US embassy worker in Moscow was expelled from Russia after reportedly refusing to co-operate with a Russian spy agency.
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Hong Kong-headquartered global law firm King & Wood Mallesons has suffered a blow in Australia with the news that its managing partner in the jurisdiction is to step down just 14 months after taking the job.
US lawmakers are mulling over a bill aimed to block so-called patent trolls from filing vague claims on patents that stifle the development of new products.
A South Africa-based junior advocate has claimed that black lawyers and businesses should 'not be shy' to sue for anti-competitive practices when they are omitted from markets because of their race.
Two of the biggest names in world cotton trading have again locked horns in a courtroom over alleged market manipulation during a period of price swings in 2011.
As a result of a 2007 lawsuit initiated by a whistleblower under the US Federal False Claims Act, Ranbaxy USA has agreed to pay the United States Government and multiple state governments the sum of $350 million to resolve civil claims.
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