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Staying ahead of the curve: analysis and trends from industry experts.

2020

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July 13, 2020

Recovering from a Sustained Lockdown: The Pitfalls of Acceleration

As the commercial world begins to emerge from lockdown, the attention of developers, owners, contractors and suppliers alike refocuses on capital projects that were put on hold. Some of those projects have drivers that require their pre-lockdown completion dates to be met, such as a set deadline (e.g. major sporting events), a political driver (e.g. installation of a gas supply by a certain date), or financial covenants.

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July 1, 2020

What Telecommunications Equipment or Services Does Your Company Use? An Approach to Prepare for Section 889(B)

The U.S. government continues to express serious security concerns about activities of certain Chinese telecom companies, including their involvement in 5G networks across the globe, presence in the U.S. telecommunications market, and continued undermining of U.S. export controls.

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June 29, 2020

Price Gouging in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has had devastating effects on health and the economy. The economic issues caused by this pandemic have…

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June 24, 2020

Innovative Dispute Resolution:

The Independent Accountant or Valuator as Arbitrator of Material Adverse Change and Reps & Warranties M&A Transaction Disputes

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June 22, 2020

Dealing with Project Distress – A Toolkit for Success

How do you identify potential early project distress symptoms? Ankura’s Construction experts Andrew Jeffery and Robert Jones discuss…

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June 22, 2020

How Robust are Your Oversight and Monitoring Programs?

With much change around us, regulators have revised their audit priorities, however a health plan’s accountability, including responsibility…

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June 18, 2020

The Future of Litigation: Technology to Drive Innovation

Disruptive forces are shifting the types of disputes in the market and methods of conducting litigation. Notably, the…

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June 18, 2020

Client Alert: “Red Scare” Reload – Commerce Tightens Controls on Exports/Reexports to China, Russia, and Other Countries of Concern

Key Takeaways On April 28, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), published…

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June 9, 2020

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Feature (Australia)

Ankura experts Quentin Olde and Liam Healey were interviewed by Financier Worldwide for the June issue of their Bankruptcy and Restructuring feature. They discuss the latest trends and predictions for restructuring and bankruptcy activities in Australia for 2020 and beyond.

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June 8, 2020

Client Alert: Update to DOJ Corporate Compliance Guidance

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published on June 1, 2020 an update to its April 2019 guidelines…

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