Lenovo Group Ltd. and International Business Machines Corp. have sought more time for a U.S. national-security review of Lenovo’s planned purchase of IBM’s low-end server unit, according to a person familiar with the matter.
A foreign company enlisting the assistance of U.S. courts under Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code is barred from terminating licenses of U.S. patents, according to an opinion by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.
Mayer Brown LLP , the Chicago-based law firm that has expanded in Brazil and Hong Kong in the past three years, will focus on integrating existing operations rather than combining with other firms, its chairman said.
Avon Products Inc., the world’s largest door-to-door seller of cosmetics, is close to ending a six-year U.S. bribery probe that has racked up a price tag of about $500 million as the company grappled with a slump in sales.
Mayer Brown LLP, the Chicago-based law firm with 1,700 lawyers, will open an office in Singapore focused on arbitration and financing as the city aims to create a “multibillion dollar” market resolving cross-border disputes.