Commission opens in-depth
investigations into two proposed acquisitions in the hard disk drive sector
By Amelia Torres Esq. and Marisa Gonzalez Iglesias Esq.
SUMMARY : "Two separate investigations under the EU Merger Regulation were opened...
The amount of damages awarded in 2009 Japanese securities
cases exceeded "the aggregate amount of securities litigation damages
determined by court decisions in Japan for the entire previous decade,"
according to a new study of Japanese securities...
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| Erik Zietse
European Court of Justice rules on classification of set-top box and overrules Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature
On April 14, the European Court of
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TOKYO - (AP) "The Cove," an Oscar-winning film about a Japanese dolphin-hunting village, opened Saturday around Japan after protests by angry nationalists pressured theaters to cancel earlier showings.
Some of the six small cinemas sold out...
TOKYO - (AP) The International Whaling Commission has proposed allowing whales to be hunted under strict quotas, bringing the world a step closer to the first legal commercial whaling in nearly 25 years.
The proposal, released late Thursday, would...
TOKYO - (AP) Japan is considering withdrawing from the International Whaling Commission if no progress is made toward easing an international ban on commercial whaling, its fisheries minister said Tuesday.
The IWC the international body that regulates...
TOKYO - (AP) Japan said Tuesday it would staunchly defend its research hunt that kills hundreds of whales per year, a day after Australia filed an international lawsuit arguing that the cull does not qualify for a scientific exemption to a 1986 ban. ...
SEOUL South Korea - (APINTL) Trade ministers from China, Japan and South Korea on Sunday praised efforts to explore a potential joint free trade deal to boost commerce among three of Asia's biggest economies.
South Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong...
DOHA, Qatar - (AP) The Japanese seemed to be everywhere at the U.N. wildlife trade meeting.
Dozens of government officials worked the floor the past two weeks ahead of key votes, offering guidance to confused but supportive delegates. They held a reception...
TOKYO - (AP) Nations will next week consider whether to sanction commercial whale hunts for the first time in a quarter-century, a compromise to coax Japan into ending an annual cull of hundreds of the sea mammals in a sanctuary in the Antarctic.
TOKYO - (AP) U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pressed Japan on Friday for quick action in planned talks on easing access to its beef market, saying he would put together a negotiating team as soon as he gets home to Washington.
CANBERRA, Australia - (AP) Australia has announced it will take Japan to the International Court of Justice in a bid to prevent it whaling in the Antarctic Ocean.
Environment Minister Peter Garrett and Attorney-General Robert McClelland say it underlines...
TOKYO - (APINTL) Japan is willing to reduce its whale catch quota for the country's annual research hunts if it can resume commercial whaling along its coasts, a fisheries official said Wednesday.
Japan has been pushing for an end to the ban on...