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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.

Corporate Law Reform in Switzerland

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On 28 November 2014, the Swiss Federal Council issued a new preliminary draft aimed at a comprehensive reform of Swiss corporate law (the Draft).The consultation period ended on 15 March 2015. Daniel Daeniker and Daniel Hasler of Homburger AG normal provide an overview and a critical assessment of the proposed key changes.

M&A and Governance 2015: Roundtable

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Who’s Who Legal brings together David Watkins of Slaughter and May, Francisco Guzmán Anrique of Carey and Robert Grammig of Holland & Knight to discuss issues facing corporate lawyers today.

The Rebound of European M&A: Why it is Sustainable

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The strong performance of the European M&A market is analysed by Armand Grumberg of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, who takes a closer look at the defining factors behind its growth.

Second Time Around: Existing Medicines, New Treatments

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As second medical use patents become ever more popular, Nicola Dagg and Eibhlin Vardy of Allen & Overy take a look at the problems innovators face enforcing them.

Back to the Pre-Grant Opposition System: a Solution or a Recipe for Collapse of the Brazilian Patent System?

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Amidst calls to reform the Brazilian patent system, Luiz Leonardos and Rodrigo Cid of Luiz Leonardos & Advogados consider whether re-establishing Pre-Grant Opposition would be a solution or a recipe for disaster.

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