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  • Blog: ALTIUS BlogsTo FIDIC or not to FIDIC? Five pitfalls for contractors to keep in mindPosted on February 26, 2020 by
      Working on an offshore wind power project in the Atlantic Ocean for the Japanese government but headquartered in Belgium? Flying over from Russia to construct Belgian railways by order of a French company? In a globalised world, the construction industry is increasingly choosing FIDICs over national contractor agreements when it comes to negotiating about and formalising infrastructure projects. Are FIDICs really to be preferred above domestic contractor agreements? Here are five pitfalls that contractors should be aware of whenever they are confronted with a FIDIC contract:
  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Podcast Ep. 77 – Vu Partners with Chris MailanderPosted on February 24, 2020 by MMMTechLaw
    In this episode, we speak with Chris Mailander, Managing Director of Vu Partners. Vu Partners is a team of seasoned, creative professionals who are well-versed in operations, deal strategy, due diligence, partner development, negotiation, and execution. Their hands-on, client-centric approach allows them to develop a tailored solution that helps their clients achieve their long-term objectives.setechpodcastpodcaststartupstrategyconsultingentrepreneur
  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsAgencies Update Group Health Plan Required Disclosure DocumentsPosted on February 20, 2020 by Haynes and Boone Benefits Group
    Federal agencies recently issued updated versions of certain documents that are required to be disclosed to individuals under applicable employer-sponsored group health plans. A set of FAQs regarding the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) was issued by the federal Departments of Labor (“DOL”), Health and Human Services (“HHS”), and Treasury (collectively, the “Departments”), which describe recent […] The post Agencies Update Group Health Plan Required Disclosure Documents appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
  • Blog: NextGen Financial Services ReportIt’s the Trustee’s Burden: Can It Be Delegated?Posted on February 20, 2020 by David B. West
    You are the local banker. An elderly husband and wife have been long-standing customers of your bank. They have a modest estate and have set up a living trust so they can avoid the costs of probate. If they both sign as co-trustees, can they add their daughter, who lives in another state, as a...Continue Reading…
  • Blog: Biologics BlogHospira Seeks En Banc Review of the Federal Circuit’s “Safe Harbor” Ruling in Amgen v. Hospira Posted on February 6, 2020 by
    In December, in Amgen v. Hospira, 944 F.3d 1327 (Fed. Cir. 2019), a panel of the Federal Circuit issued the first decision applying the statutory Safe Harbor of 35 U.S.C. § 271(e)(1) to BPCIA patent litigation.  The Federal Circuit affirmed the jury’s finding that Hospira’s pre-approval manufacture of batches of its biosimilar was an act [...]
  • Blog: Capital Markets LitigationCryptocurrency and Blockchain Litigation Trends and PredictionsPosted on January 3, 2020 by Alexandra Droz
    As cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have expanded, so too have regulatory scrutiny and ensuing litigation. The lack of a uniformly applicable regulatory framework–particularly regarding whether virtual currencies constitute securities subject to the federal securities laws and registration requirements–has led to confusion and uncertainty. Recently filed “fintech” actions are poised to establish precedent in this novel... Continue Reading

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