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The Rise of Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuits Against Cosmetic Companies and Tips for Defending Them

James Muehlberger, Jennifer Stevenson and Madeleine McDonough of Shook Hardy & Bacon

The unprecedented rise of class actions against cosmetics companies has caused widespread concern in the market. James Muehlberger, Jennifer Stevenson and Madeleine McDonough of Shook Hardy & Bacon highlight how cosmetics can best position themselves to defend these actions. 

Product Liability in the 21st Century

Rod Freeman

Amid the evolving product liability landscape, Rod Freeman of Hogan Lovells outlines how a variety of 21st century trends is affecting product manufacturers and advises how the market should mitigate new risk. 

Product Liability Defence 2015: Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together Leandro Castelli of Marval O’Farrell & Mairal, Peter O’Donahoo of Allens and Quentin Urquhart Jr of Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore to discuss the common sources of defence work, the evolution of the plantiff bar, as well as local regulatory developments.

Embedded Systems and 21st Century Product Litigation

Joel Smith and Patrick Cleary

Embedded systems have revolutionised consumer products. However, defects in these devices also open up new avenues of litigation against manufacturers. Joel Smith and Patrick Cleary of Bowman and Brooke explain how an accurate understanding of embedded systems is essential for effective defence against claims.

An Interesting Year in Project Finance

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The past year is reviewed by Phillip Fletcher and Aled Davies of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, who also look over the challenges and opportunities project finance lawyers face in a demanding and volatile market.

Death, Taxes and Cost Overruns

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In construction projects, statistics reveal that the likelihood of actual costs being larger than estimated costs is 86 per cent. Júlio César Bueno of Pinheiro Neto explores contributing factors behind cost overruns and also provides some effective solutions to these issues.

Project Finance 2015: Roundtable

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Who’s Who Legal brings together Kevin Butler of Conyers Dill & Pearman, Gregory Tan of Shearman & Sterling and Johan Mouraux of DLA Piper to discuss emerging domestic trends, the growth of alternative financing methods, popular target sectors and other key issues affecting the legal market.

2015: The Year of the three R’s – Refinancing, Restructuring and Reprofiling

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Looking at the year ahead, Cynthia Urda Kassis of Shearman & Sterling assesses the appeal of refinancings, restructurings and reprofilings transactions in a market with liquidity constraints.

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