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.
Q&A with Ricardo Coelho and Júlio César Bueno of 2018 Brazilian “Law Firm of the Year” Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ Project Finance and Development Practice
Can you tell me about the characteristics that make up your law firm and the project finance in development practice that led to being recognized as a “Law Firm of the Year”?
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.
Joshua W. Glotzer
Across the country, infrastructure is failing
John W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
Nicholas K. Kile
As utilities have undertaken the task of replacing the mains, which the utility owns and to which the customer service line connects, an increased risk from lead in that customer line is exposed.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
John W.H. Denton AO
Globalization and technology are converging in a way that challenges orthodoxy.
Joseph Z. Fleming
The Paris Climate Accord was a voluntary and non-enforceable approach to resolving climate issues.
An interview with Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães of Brazilian "Law Firm of the Year" Pinheiro Guimarães.
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.
Are IoT technologies nice-to-have “apps” or necessary business components?
An interview with Pablo Perezalonso Eguía of 2018 Mexican "Law Firm of the Year" Ritch Mueller.
Economists are very robust in pushing their ideas forward into legislation, and lawyers often pay no attention to the legal inconsistency of such innovations.
A time of changes, challenges, and opportunities.
Kelly L. Frey Sr.
Rather than the cloud being a thing, it is actually a process.
Harold P. Coxson, Jr.
On January 20, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, with an ambitious agenda set for the first 100 days, including the confirmation of his cabinet appointees and a yet-to-be-named Supreme Court nominee.
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.
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?
Recent news from Best Lawyers listed lawyers and firms. New hires at Akerman and King & Spalding, and a win for Greenberg Traurig.
Sean M. Cleary
According to IIHS data, 35.000 Americans were killed in 2015 in car accidents, of which 2.939 occurred in Florida.
An interview with Brazil "Law Firm of the Year" SVMFA's Rogério Miranda.
So, what should business borrowers – private equity or otherwise - keep front of mind right now when it comes to financing debt?
Environmental Impact Bonds offer governments, investors and non-government participants the opportunity to focus on outcomes rather than activities.
Multiple Category 5 hurricanes. Drought. Wildfires. Climate change isn’t just damaging the environment and our health. It’s impacting the bottom line.
Lyle D. Larson
The untold story of “congestion charges.”
How Benefit Corporations are leading the charge to save the world.
Mariano Roca López
Limitations of the Spanish taxation system to effectively tax certain incomes.