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Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
Law to Punish Companies with Cuba Ties Struck Down -
Last week, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Miami declared unconstitutional a 2012 Florida law intended to prevent foreign companies with ties to Cuba — or...more
In our last Alert, we assessed the philosophy of the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (“NEC3”) against the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects (“FIDIC Silver”), with a view to...more
The Engineering and Construction Contract (NEC3) and FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects (FIDIC Silver) are both popular standard forms of engineering and construction contract, used on a variety of projects...more
On 16 March 2013, new regulations came into force in relation to the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act.
Enacted to incorporate a recent EU Directive, these new regulations introduce a maximum payment...more
Currency devaluations in other nations are a big factor, but not the only factor, in growing international interest in South Florida real estate development. Consider these recent monetary events...more
While many countries today would envy a 7.4 percent economic expansion rate, for China, the world’s second largest economy and the United States' second largest trade partner, that number suggests the lowest economic growth...more
I recently heard that Dubai has planned to build a replica of the Taj Mahal, which will be four times the size of the original and is expected to be completed in two years. The Taj Arabia complex featuring the replica of the...more
In This Issue:
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
- International Arbitration: EU Member State Defends Measures Adverse to Energy Sector Investments on the basis of EU law
- Competition Law/Russia: Russia...more
Entering into the New Year, Florida real estate analysts and professionals involved in land development and real estate investment are looking at the South Florida commercial real estate market and wondering how it will fare...more
In late November, the Brazilian national development bank (“BNDES”, by its Portuguese initials) announced its approval of a $10.8 billion loan to finance the construction of the Belo Monte dam, the world’s third largest...more
Introduction - As we have discussed in previous alerts in this series, many claims can arise under international construction contracts. Of course, not all those claims end up in a formal dispute. In the last alert we...more
Environmentally minded renters who are unable to install solar panels on their roofs because they don’t own their buildings, will have a new way to take part in the generation of solar power, and benefit as a result, if SB843...more
Welcome to the Autumn 2012 edition of In Site. This edition covers the following topics:
- the decision in Trustees of Ampleforth Abbey Trust v Turner & Townsend Project Management Ltd on the liability of project...more
Construction companies need experienced insurance attorneys to guide them now more than ever. That’s because the market for construction-related commercial general liability (CGL) insurance, and umbrella and excess liability...more
Introduction - Energy and infrastructure construction projects take time, are technically complex, are of significant value, and involve a spectrum of participants with different interests. It is inevitable that there will be...more
USAA Casualty Ins. Co. v. Permanent Mission of the Republic of Namibia, Dkt. No. 10-4892-cv (2d Cir. 2012), involves an appeal from an order we posted on in 2010 (see our discussion here). In the district court, Namibia...more
In This Presentation:
- The Green Agenda
- Key Drivers to Sustainability in the UK
- The UK Legislative Landscape
- Who is Influencing The Green Agenda
- Sources of Green...more
De volgende onerwerpen komen ondermeer aan de orde: defensieopdrachten moeten in beginsel met een aanbesteding in de markt moeten worden gezet. Bij aanbestedingen is het mogelijk om met milieucriteria te werken. Eisen aan een...more
Given the magnitude of projected economic activity, oil sands producers will not be the only beneficiaries of the unprecedented development now underway. Aside from the necessary infrastructure developments, a plethora of...more
Iraq is open for business and investors are lining up. Major infrastructure projects are springing up all over Iraq, as the country is recovering from decades of war, sanctions, and domestic unrest. There is a dire need for...more
Effective December 1, 2010, Maine adopted the statewide Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code which consists of four International Code Council codes: 2009 International Residential Code, 2009 International Building Code,...more
Sowohl die Handelstätigkeit, als auch das Handwerk sind in Belgien ausführlich gesetzlich geregelt.
Dabei unterscheidet sich das Handwerk von der Handelstätigkeit insofern, als durch das Handwerk vornehmlich...more
In This Issue:
Assessing the Risks of the Use of Interim and Partial Final Awards; Book Review: International Construction Arbitration Handbook Reviewed by Joel Richler, FCIArb; The Advantages of a “Civil” Approach to...more
In this memorandum opinion, the Court of Chancery reinforced the internal affairs doctrine while dismissing a complaint brought by Microsoft Corporation in connection with the restructuring of Vadem, Ltd., a computer...more
In This Issue:
- Introduction to Iraq Perspectives
- Project Finance in Iraq, Part 1: Project Ownership
- Iraq’s National Investment Commission
Excerpt from Project Finance in Iraq, Part 1...
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