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P3s: Wave of the Future for Health Care Projects?

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As readers of this blog know, public-private partnerships (P3s) have long been used to develop public infrastructure projects such as highways, bridges, tunnels, transit networks, convention centers and a host of other infrastructure projects. Can the P3 model also be used more extensively in the health care sector? In a recent article , Troutman Pepper’s Robert A.

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U.S. Government Plans to Leverage Public-Private Partnerships to Make Federal Buildings More Energy Efficient

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This article was originally published in the November-December 2023 issue of Pratt’s Energy Law Report and is republished here with permission. As the nation’s largest energy consumer, the U.S. federal government plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions across its expansive portfolio of more than 350,000 federal buildings. In a pioneering move, the Biden administration and Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced the Climate Smart Build-ings Initiative (CSBI).

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Courthouse Reporter Series: The Bizarre Case That Required a 117-Year-Old Expert

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Reposted from The Dispute Resolver with permission. A recent decision by the Georgia Court of Appeals, Munro v. Georgia Department of Transportation , highlights how overly specific and inflexible rules of evidence can create peculiar results. Munro involved a dispute over the design of a Georgia intersection. No. A23A0404, 2023 WL 4194716 (Ga. Ct.

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A Review of 2023’s Construction Highlights and What to Expect Next: A Summary

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In 2023, the construction industry saw significant developments, such as a downward trend in the commercial real estate market, a continued focus on sustainability, and the ongoing impact of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. International construction arbitration remained a preferred dispute resolution method for large-scale projects, while the energy industry prioritized safety, reliability, and compliance with clean energy directives, leading an increase in energy construction and pu

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GAR Know How Construction Arbitration: USA (August 2023)

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Accreditation: An extract from GAR’s Construction Arbitration Know-how. The whole publication is available at [link]. Troutman Pepper Partners Albert Bates and Zachary Torres-Fowler are published in GAR Insight with their article, “GAR Know How Construction Arbitration: USA (August 2023).” This chapter summarizes issues commonly raised during international construction arbitrations seated in the United States or governed by U.S. laws.

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Suppliers Beware: U.S. Government Continues Prosecution of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Fraud Cases Involving Supplies Passed Through Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

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Michael Schwartz, Kristin Jones, and John Gazzola were published in the August 2023 Pratt’s Government Contracting Law Report article, “ Suppliers Beware: U.S. Government Continues Prosecution of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Fraud Cases Involving Supplies Passed Through Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

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International Arbitration Experts Discuss the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on International Arbitration

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Albert Bates and Zachary Torres-Fowler were quoted in a Q&A for Mealey’s International Arbitration Report titled, “International Arbitration Experts Discuss the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on International Arbitration.” Bates and Torres-Fowler: The rapid expansion of AI technology may be among the most consequential developments facing not only the international arbitrational community, but the legal industry as whole.

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