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How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Hot Energy Trends in 2014 by Polsinelli
Bill on Bankruptcy: LightSquared, the Battle among Hedge Funds
California Commercial Building Owners Must Disclose Energy Usage of the Building During Sale, Lease or Financing after July 1, 2013
Transbay Tower Groundbreaking
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
BigLaw's Banker: I've Got a "Robust" List of Firms That May Fail
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
Goldman Sachs' Conflicts at Center of Kinder-El Paso Deal
Is Fracking Safe?
Hydraulic fracturing remained one of the most controversial environmental issues of 2013. Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, is the process of injecting water, chemicals and “proppants,” oftentimes sand, under...more
After a brief August hiatus, Privacy Monday is back with privacy goofs, gaffes and tidbits to start your week.
Department of Energy Hacked — Again --
Although the grid is supposed to be “critical infrastructure” as...more
IN THE ISSUE:
- The Legal Challenge to the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Reporting Regulations:
In the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, the United States Congress required, inter alia, the SEC to promulgate regulations requiring...more
As 2013 begins, the United States has reiterated its commitment to countering the threat posed by Iran by passing new legislation, issuing new regulations and guidance, and bringing into effect new requirements to increase...more
The United States continues to impose additional layers of sanctions on Iran. The rate of change and complexity of U.S. sanctions laws present challenges, particularly where these sanctions have extraterritorial effect on the...more
Samuel Sorich, of counsel to Barger & Wolen, was quoted in a May 25, 2012, article published by Law360 about controversy surrounding legislation aimed at deterring insurers from investing in companies that have financial ties...more
In the late 1990’s project bonds were considered the next big source of funding for projects. High profile, investment grade transactions were everyday occurrences. Various financial institutions and commentators were of the...more
In This Issue:
- Recent Decision – U.S. District Court Limits Coverage Available Under Employment Practices Liability Policy
- Eleventh Circuit Upholds Trial Court Ruling that D&O Policy Does Not Cover Costs of...more
The Nigerian Government recently consolidated into one legislation known as the Nigerian Oil and Gas Oil Content Development Act, which legislation is more commonly referred to as the local content law, various other...more
Companies are facing an increasingly complex web of domestic and international sanctions regimes concerning transactions involving Iranian parties and investments in Iran.
Developments in recent days suggest that Canadian...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Insurance company offers coverage for green homes
*Green Building Focus
..USGBC's "Advanced Energy Design Guide" available for download
*USGBC modifying the LEED certification program through...more