Credit Crunch Widens Europe Business Rifts
The European Central Bank has flooded the euro zone with cheap loans over the past three years, but large swaths of small and midsize businesses in the region have received precious little of this liquidity.
Chinese Go Nuts After a Bumper Crop
China went shopping for peanuts just as U.S. inventories were overflowing and prices dropping. The result is a flood of Chinese buyers in peanut-growing regions from Georgia to Oklahoma.
European car sales plummet, even in solid Germany
MILAN -- Europe's auto market is in freefall. Once the motor for Europe's economy, the car industry has fallen victim to the region's widening recession and soaring unemployment. Carmakers have suffered 18 straight months of declining sales as people worried that they might soon be out of a job put off making big purchases....
China's toxic harvest: a "cancer village" rises in protest
Farmers in Niuchong village in the Central Chinese province of Hubei are standing up to a local phosphate mining operation and fertilizer factory they blame for polluting the village's water and air, killing their crops and livestock, and leading to a sharp increase in cancer rates in the region.
United States: Standards-Essential Patents And Injunctive Relief - Jones Day
In a series of fast-moving and interrelated developments involving courts and competition authorities in many regions and countries, holders of patents deemed "essential" to industry standards are finding their ability to obtain injunctive relief for infringement of those patents under challenge.
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