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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
September 14, 2012
This Week on CW:   This Brazilian government has increased tariffs for 100 products, including various forms of polyethylene and polycarbonate to support domestic chemical makers...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Sept-14_46296.html
September 13, 2012
This Week on CW:   Orascom subsidiary IFCo announced plans to invest $1.4 billion to build a 1.5-2 million m.t./year fertilizers complex along the Mississippi River in Iowa. It...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Roundup-Sept-7_46126.html
September 12, 2012
W.R. Grace has failed to obtain waivers to emerge from bankruptcy with certain appeals outstanding from Sealed Air (Elmwood Park, NJ) and Fresenius Medical Care (Waltham, MA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/W-R-Grace-Fails-to-Obtain-Bankruptcy-Appeal-Waivers_46089.html
August 3, 2012
This Week on CW:   Second-quarter earnings at diversified and specialty chemicals firms are reflecting economic weakness, as many companies note that the rest of the year is...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-3_45441.html
July 17, 2012
DuPont Refrigerants, a subsidiary of DuPont, says it has successfully completed a five-year effort to achieve shutdown of a suspected trader of counterfeit refrigerants in the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/DuPonts-Fight-Against-Counterfeit-Trader-in-UAE-Ends-Successfully_44935.html
June 1, 2012
This Week on CW:   ExxonMobil Chemical has filed permits to build a 1.5 million m.t./year ethane cracker and two 650,000 m.t./year polyethylene plants in Texas.   H.B. Fuller...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-1_43930.html
May 31, 2012
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 (H.R. 5651), including a generic drug user fee program. A Senate version of the bill...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/FDA-Reform-Bill-Advances-to-Conference_43855.html
May 22, 2012
SI Group (Schenectady, NY) has filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission (ITC; Washington) regarding improper use of rubber resin trade secrets by two firms. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/SI-Group-Files-Trade-Secrets-Complaint-on-Rubber-Resins_43664.html
April 13, 2012
This Week on CW:   Cytec has agreed to acquire Umeco, a maker of advanced composite materials, for $439 million. Cytec also expects first-quarter adjusted earnings to be 45%-50%...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Apr-13_42687.html
April 9, 2012
A U.S. federal judge has sided with DuPont in a Kevlar antitrust case brought by Kolon Industries, in which Kolon accused DuPont of attempting to build a monopoly in the aramid fibers...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/DuPont-Prevails-in-Kevlar-Antitrust-Claim_42580.html
January 31, 2012
China has lost an appeal against a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that China's practice of restricting exports of certain key raw materials violates international trade...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/China-Loses-Appeal-Against-WTO-Ruling-on-Raw-Material-Export-Restrictions_40929.html
January 25, 2012
A U.S. appeals court has upheld a 2010 ruling that Nova had infringed on Dow’s patents for a line of polyethylene resins used in plastic bags. The court upheld a $61.7 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Dow-Wins-Appeal-Against-Nova-in-PE-Resin-Patent-Case_40754.html
January 24, 2012
Arkema says it filed a complaint for patent infringement with the Central District Court of Seoul against SKC (Seoul) on November 30, 2011. Arkema's claim is based on its patent for...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Arkema-Files-a-Complaint-for-Korean-Patent-Infringement_40715.html
December 16, 2011
This Week on CW:   Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to acquire alkylamines maker Taminco from CVC Capital Partners, another private equity firm, for $1.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-16_39892.html
December 14, 2011
DuPont and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) have reached an agreement under which DuPont will pay a $725,000 fine and update hazardous materials (hazmat)...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/DuPont-New-Jersey-Reach-Hazmat-Settlement_39781.html
October 7, 2011
Eastman Chemical’s board of directors will recommend shareholders to eliminate most supermajority voting provisions, the company says. The changes will be in Eastman’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Eastman-Eliminates-Supermajority-Requirements_38166.html
September 16, 2011
This Week on CW:   Sasol is planning to invest about $10 billion in a gas-to-liquids chemicals complex in Louisiana.   DuPont was awarded $920 million in its suit against...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/legal/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Sept-16_37665.html
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