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April 15, 2013
The government of Ukraine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Lukoil (Moscow) to restart production at Karpatnaftokhim, Lukoil's  polyvinyl chloride (PVC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Ukraine-PVC-plant-to-restart-following-agreement-between-government-and-Lukoil_51157.html
April 12, 2013
The European Union says it will track Argentinean and Indonesian biodiesel imports in the coming months as part of an antidumping investigation launched by the European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/EU-to-track-Argentinean-and-Indonesian-biodiesel-imports-following-launch-of-antidumping-investigation_51150.html
April 11, 2013
The Argentinean government could extend for a further 30 days the mandatory conciliation issued to/against mining giant Vale (Rio de Janeiro), related to the company's shelving of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Argentina-threatens-to-extend-mandatory-conciliation-of-suspended-potash-project-workers_51095.html
April 11, 2013
Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE; Northwich, UK), a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals (Mumbai), has been fined £100,000 ($153,000) after it pleaded guilty to charges brought by the Health...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Tata-Chemicals-Europe-fined-£100000-following-health-and-safety-breaches-in-2010_51073.html
April 10, 2013
Cefic has reacted with caution to a proposal to modernize European Union trade defense instruments, presented by the European Commission today. The EU chemical industry supports the...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Cefic-urges-caution-on-proposed-modernization-of-EU-trade-defense-instruments_51048.html
April 5, 2013
Brazil has launched two investigations into the possible dumping in the Brazilian market of polypropylene (PP) originating from South Africa, India, and Korea. The probes cover the...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Brazil-investigates-alleged-dumping-of-PP-from-South-Africa-India-Korea_50971.html
March 28, 2013
Ecolab announced today that it expects the close of its $2.2-billion acquisition of oilfield services firm Champion Technologies to occur on or before 15 April. The deal was previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Ecolab-extends-Champion-close-date-to-15-April_50798.html
March 22, 2013
A. Schulman has retained Moelis & Company (New York), an investment bank, to advise on the company’s $6.50/share hostile bid for Ferro. The bid, which totals $855 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Schulman-retains-investment-bank-to-advise-on-Ferro-offer_50699.html
March 12, 2013
Calgon Carbon has agreed to nominate two new independent directors, potentially expanding the size of its board by one seat, in an agreement with hedge fund Starboard Value (New York)...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Calgon-Carbon-to-expand-board-in-agreement-with-hedge-fund_50447.html
February 4, 2013
Gina McCarthy, USEPA’s assistant administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, is a leading candidate to take EPA administrator Lisa Jackson’s place as EPA...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Report-Gina-McCarthy-a-favorite-to-replace-Jackson-as-EPA-chief_49555.html
February 1, 2013
The Supreme Court next month will hear arguments in a landmark case that will determine intellectual property rights involving unauthorized reuse of Monsanto’s genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Supreme-Court-to-hear-arguments-in-key-Monsanto-patent-case_49510.html
December 27, 2012
PPG has declared force majeure at its Lake Charles, LA, commodity chemicals plant for vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and all grades of caustic soda after a fire on 24 December. The fire...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/PPG-declares-force-majeure-at-Lake-Charles_48640.html
November 28, 2012
With the 2012 presidential election over, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD; Washington) is looking to work with federal regulatory agencies to ensure greater and...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/NACD-2012-Emphasis-on-regulatory-outreach_48007.html
November 26, 2012
The Bundeskartellamt (Bonn), Germany's federal cartel office, has prohibited Brenntag and CG Chemikalien (Laatzen, Germany) from continuing with their chemical distribution joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/German-cartel-office-orders-Brenntag-to-dissolve-distribution-jv_47932.html
November 9, 2012
Avantor Performance Materials (Center Valley, PA) has filed a lawsuit against IBM for a failed superabsorbent polymer (SAP) software implementation. Avantor says it is...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Avantor-files-suit-against-IBM-over-failed-SAP-implementation_47609.html
November 6, 2012
Molycorp (Greenwood Village, CO) has filed a claim in Colorado Federal District Court against M&K Chemical Engineering Consultants (M&K; Granite City, IL), because of a dispute...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Molycorp-files-claim-against-engineering-firm_47484.html
October 16, 2012
The European Union (EU) has tightened restrictions on Iranian exports of petrochemicals, as part of a broadening of sanctions against Iran that aims to draw the Iranian government into...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/New-EU-sanctions-target-Irans-petrochemical-exports_47002.html
October 3, 2012
3M and Avery Dennison have terminated their agreement for 3M to purchase Avery’s office and consumer products business. The $550-million deal came under scrutiny from the U.S...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/3M-Avery-nix-office-products-deal_46694.html
September 27, 2012
Cheryl Falvey, general counsel for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC; Washington), will join the law firm Crowell & Moring (Washington) as a partner in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/General-Counsel-for-Product-Safety-Commission-Heads-to-Crowell-and-Moring_46522.html
September 24, 2012
Potash producer Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) says it has settled its part of a U.S. antitrust lawsuit that alleges price fixing of potash. The agreements were signed with direct and...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Uralkali-Settles-U-S-Potash-Antitrust-Claims_46477.html
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