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2019

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April 16, 2019

The CECL Revolution

The Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) transition is fundamentally transforming the way banks and financial service entities manage…

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April 15, 2019

Separating the Privileged Wheat from the Chaff – Using Text Analytics and Machine Learning to Protect Attorney-Client Privilege

The digital age has created unique challenges for parties that engage in large-scale litigation. Safeguarding the attorney-client privilege is a critical task for litigators during discovery—one that becomes more difficult and expensive every year.

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April 15, 2019

The Principles of Good Cyber Risk Management

In the world of cyber risk, we are dealing with unprecedented events. Apart from headline grabbing attacks such…

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April 9, 2019

What’s your LIBOR exposure?

One of the biggest issues in the risk and regulatory space is about to cause major concern for…

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April 8, 2019

If You Have a Hammer … Not Everything is a Nail

INTRODUCTION Project governance has several meanings, depending on whether you are a board member, a general counsel or…

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April 8, 2019

Use (or Misuse) of a Prospective Time Impact Analysis Provision in a Forensic Arena

ABSTRACT Most construction scheduling specifications include provisions dealing with the request for an extension of contract time. Many…

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April 8, 2019

Benefits of Cost Accounting Consistency for Contractors and Subcontractors

INTRODUCTION Because there are so many variables on construction projects that are not within a contractors’ control, maintaining…

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April 8, 2019

Staying in Control of Delay Claims while Mitigating Delays

Construction contractors have the obligation under US Common Law to attempt to mitigate owner-caused delay. Yet, when mitigation…

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April 8, 2019

A Discussion of Certain Critical Claim Methodology Components

A claim for monetary compensation presented by one party, the contractor or other “claimant,” to an owner or…

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April 8, 2019

Cyber Attacks and the Energy Sector

Stuxnet, a malicious computer worm believed to have been used to disable Iran’s nuclear program in 2010, has…

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