In this week’s REWIND of international business law news, trouble is brewing as French workers hold their managers captive, a Swiss drug maker is investigated for exaggerating in its advertising, and a New Zealand dairy giant suffers legal ramifications for selling contaminated baby milk.» Read More
In this week’s REWIND of international business news, we have allegations by a U.S. company of theft of trade secrets by its former Chinese manufacturing client, possibilities of a smart watch, and “.nyc” domain name.» Read More
This week in international business news, we cover Japan’s Sony possible divestiture of its consumer electronics division, the European Commission’s potential investigation of Chinese network-equipment makers, and the fallout from the discovery that Bloomberg reporters had access to sensitive information of financial service companies.» Read More
This week in international business, we have an update on relations between Apple and China. We also cover news on efforts in Japan to achieve 2% inflation rate, impact of Puerto Rican bonds on the U.S., and revelations on who is taking advantage of offshore tax shelters.» Read More
Prime Minister Sinzo Abe is pushing Japan to enter negotiations to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is a free-trade pact that includes the U.S. and other Pacific nations. Viewing the move as a “last chance” to prevent Japan from being “left out,” Abe is facing strong opposition from Japan’s agricultural sector, which has historically been adverse to trade liberalization.