Foreign Courts and Rulings

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Chinese Citizens Sue Florida Over Real Estate Purchase Law

A new lawsuit in U.S. federal court challenges a Florida law that restricts real estate purchases from several nations, but is particularly harsh with respect to people from China.

Montana Bans TikTok; TikTok and Influencers Sue

The state of Montana passed a law last week banning TikTok, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, from being downloaded within its borders. TikTok and others have now filed lawsuits challenging this ban in U.S. court.

Textron Wins Patent Lawsuit against DJI, Jury Awards Damages

In a recent ruling by a jury in Texas, U.S. conglomerate Textron, which runs aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses, won a patent infringement lawsuit against DJI, a Chinese commercial drone maker.

U.S. Court Rejects Expropriation Claim against Chinese Officials

In an opinion issued yesterday, a U.S. district court judge rejected a claim by three people of Chinese origin living in the United States that their assets had been expropriated by the Chinese government, and also rejected claims of crimes such as torture and false imprisonment. The plaintiffs and

EU General Court Rules on Chinese Cross-Border Subsidies in Countervailing Duty Cases

Last week, the General Court of the Court of Justice of the EU issued judgements in Case T-480/20 and T-540/20 (Hengshi Egypt Fiberglass Fabrics and Jushi Egypt for Fiberglass Industry v Commission) addressing the issue of when the EU can impose countervailing duties against "cross-border" subsidies, in this

U.S. Appeals Court Sides with FCC over China Telecom

In an opinion issued in late December, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revoke the authority of China Telecom (Americas) Corp. to operate domestic and international transmission lines.

U.S. Court Rejects Nigerian Sovereign Immunity Defense in Lawsuit over Arbitration Award on Chinese Investment

In an opinion issued last week, a U.S. court ruled against Nigeria's motion to dismiss a lawsuit by a Chinese company trying to enforce an international investment arbitration award.
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