Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
"The biggest challenge here is to master the complexity and sophistication of the French construction law."
Steven M. Charney
This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution.
Tariffs against China on construction materials are capricious, unpredictable, and often spectacularly ill-timed. How can the industry prepare?
Kerri L. Barsh
The ability to move a water treatment plant closer to the populations that the plant would serve and then re-locate that facility to another location as demographics change or in the event of a natural disaster could prove invaluable.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
The Russian courts are, with increasing frequency, upholding challenges brought by real estate owners who are indignant about unfair cadastral valuations placed on their immovable property.
The impact of Trump's tariffs on the construction industry cannot be understated. Make sure your construction and real estate contracts are protected from the volatility sweeping through the industry.
Baltimore’s Rosie the Lawyer initiative offers high school girls an insider’s look at the law.
Eric B. Smith
How the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) can radically change the stakes of how you build. Learn what CASPA means for your construction projects and contract disputes.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Political pressures between the United States and China have led to a trade war and tariffs on aluminum and steel, which are driving up the cost of construction back home.
Victorian courts have long been reluctant to disrupt the status quo when it comes to appointing expert referees in proceedings. But a recent decision by a Supreme Court of Victoria judge in Construction Engineering could signal a shift in the court’s attitude to appointing expert referees in complex or technical cases.
Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree for Real Estate Law
Public Stadium Projects - Can They Be Made Into Economic Champions or Will They Always be Wooden Spooners?
Developing stadiums has numerous social and economic benefits that can be long-term and wide-ranging. But how can stadiums be developed given the current uncertainty of funding?
Patrick Monahan and Andrew Tulloch talk about their work with Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
South African Firm CDH Is Equipping the Community With Legal Agency.
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
Amy Kirkland Myers
Studies show that on average immigrants are generally law-abiding—more so than native-born Americans.
Catherine M. Brennan
If a true lender challenge is successful, the Fintech company may face significant civil and criminal penalties for failing to be licensed as a lender, and the loans may be usurious and void in some jurisdictions.
Certain issues are more “hot” than others, both because they have jumped to the forefront in operational decisions, as well as because the state of the law is somewhat in flux.
Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” in Labor and Employment Law
Diogo Ortigão Ramos discusses Cuatrecasas' 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for tax law in Portugal.
Chalat Hatten & Banker
Ski area operators and skiers should heed new developments to the Ski Safety Act and the Premises Liability Act.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
Ideas can be stolen, just like the machines or products they were used to create.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
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