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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.

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

David Watkins | Francisco Guzmán Anrique | Robert Grammig

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.

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