Virtual Round Table


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Virtual Round Table - Outsourcing 2017

Outsourcing Roundtable 2017 features four experts from around the world who discuss the current outsourcing landscape with regards to current opportunities and challenges. Highlighted topics include: a discussion on whether outsourcing is people or cost driven, determining the geographic location of where to outsource, and how to resolve disputes should an issue emerge. ... Read more...

Virtual Round Table - Cyber Security 2017

In this roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discover the latest trends and interesting developments concerning cybersecurity in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include an overview on new regulation, advice on how to implement and improve security measures and strategies, and a discussion on the impact of innovation and the emergence of disruptive technology. Featur ... Read more...

Virtual Round Table - Construction & Real Estate 2017

Construction & Real Estate Roundtable 2017 features five experts from around the world. In this roundtable our experts outline recent regulatory changes such as the introduction of a carbon tax tariff, new rules relating to equal opportunities for persons with disabilities, and the introduction of strict capital requirements for lending and borrowing. We also discover what development our ... Read more...

Offshore Industries & Markets 2017

Offshore Industries & Markets Roundtable 2017 features six experts from around the world. In this roundtable we identify which jurisdiction is currently experiencing a “fintech revolutions”, identify the implications of the leaked Panama Papers, and discover the latest trends and regulatory developments in key jurisdictions. Featured jurisdictions include: Brazil, BVI a ... Read more...

Technology, Media & Telecommunications 2016

The Technology, Media & Telecommunications Roundtable 2016 features five experts from around the world who provide a useful insight into the latest trends and regulatory changes in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: a discussion on how technological innovation such as drones, wearable tech and the Internet of Things are altering the cybersecurity landscape; advice on how to mi ... Read more...

Insurance & Risk Management 2016

In our Insurance & Risk Management 2016 Roundtable we spoke with nine experts from around the world. We discover how the insurance market has changed in New Zealand since the Canterbury earthquakes in 2010-11. Gain an invaluable insight into the ‘most significant change to English insurance contract law in over 100 years’. Other highlights include an outline on why risk ... Read more...

Environment Law 2016

This year the Environmental Law Roundtable has been dominated by discussions on the implications of the Paris Agreement. On a national level we also discuss the regulatory changes in the United States stemming from water drought issues and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB’s) in building materials. Other highlighted topics include: compliance issues or pitfalls organisation’s need ... Read more...

Mining 2016

Mining Roundtable 2016 features the views and opinions of seven experts from around the world. We discover the recent regulatory changes across each of the five featured jurisdictions. Other highlighted topics include: a summary of the tax regime for mining projects, the impact weak commodity prices has had on mining strategies, and an analysis of which countries are currently ripe for investment. ... Read more...

Infrastructure 2016

In our Infrastructure 2016 Roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world. We discover the best examples of completed or pending infrastructure, the latest developments and trends relating to PPP projects in China, and what one of our respondents considers as “the next big thing in urban transportation in the United States”. Featured countries are: the United States ... Read more...

Offshore Industries & Markets 2016

In our Offshore Industries & Markets 2016 Roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss the latest regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: a summary on the different types of offshore companies and centres, an outline on the process and administration involved for company formations, and we discover which ju ... Read more...

Construction & Real Estate 2016

In our Construction & Real Estate 2016 Roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss the latest regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: the trend towards transient contracts with reference to the earthquakes in the Canterbury region of New Zealand (2010-12), the Car Wash Operation and the battle against corr ... Read more...

Technology, Media & Telecommunications 2015

In our Technology, Media & Telecommunications 2015 Roundtable we spoke with nine experts from around the world to discuss the latest regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Highlighted topics include: the launch of 3G in the telecommunications sector in Ukraine; the introduction of the My Number Act (a 12-digit individual number relating to social security, t ... Read more...

Insurance & Risk Management 2015

In our Insurance & Risk Management Roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and key strategies being implemented in their jurisdiction. Our chosen experts have looked at a range of topics including the cyber risks, and the consequences they can have on a business, to help businesses navigate the increasingly complex landscape of risk manage ... Read more...

Oil & Gas 2015

In our Oil & Gas Roundtable we take a look at the latest developments in the energy industry. We spoke to seven experts in the field to bring together perspectives from the Americas, the Middle East, Europe and Asia, and to gather a global picture that looks at how current low oil prices are affecting businesses and governments worldwide. ... Read more...

Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sector 2015

In our Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals Roundtable we spoke with five experts from around the world to discuss the recent regulatory changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. Our chosen experts discuss how to build and monetise a patent portfolio, outline opportunities stemming from the shift in focus towards biologics, and comment on the challenges caused by an ageing pop ... Read more...

Outsourcing 2015

In our Outsourcing Roundtable we spoke with five experts to discuss the latest trends and developments. Highlighted topics include: the role of cultural differences when embarking in offshore outsourcing, the impact of technological advances on outsourcing in general, and an analysis of the different pricing models currently being utilised. ... Read more...

Mining 2015

In our Mining Roundtable we spoke with seven experts to discuss recent changes and interesting developments in their jurisdiction. We discover the opportunities and challenges of conducting business in Mexico, Chile, Turkey, Finland, Russia, the UK and Nigeria. Highlighted topics include: a summary of the tax regime, a discussion on social and environmental responsibilities, and advice on how to m ... Read more...

Energy & Natural Resources 2015

Our Energy & Natural Resources Roundtable 2015 provides in depth analysis on the latest trends and recent developments. We spoke with nine experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: how the decline in oil and crude prices has altered the landscape in the United States, why India has the potential to become a favoured destination for investment, and the impact of regul ... Read more...

Infrastructure 2014

Our Infrastructure Roundtable 2014 provides in depth analysis of the latest trends and recent developments with reference to specific case studies and regulatory changes. We spoke with seven experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: excellent opportunities for infrastructure in Mexico's energy sector, the attraction of low natural gas prices in the United States, and ... Read more...

Aerospace & Defence 2014

Our Aerospace & Defence Roundtable 2014 provides in depth analysis of the latest trends and recent developments. We spoke with six experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: details of the two new "space races" in the commercial aerospace industry, a discussion on unmanned aerial systems (aka drones), and an outlin ... Read more...

Project Finance 2014

Our Project Finance Roundtable 2014 provides in depth analysis of the latest trends and recent developments. We spoke with eight experts from around the world with highlighted topics including: alternative capital raising options, a discussion on project analysis and valuation methods, and the impact of the Third Energy Package in the European Union. ... Read more...

Hospitality Sector 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with five experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Hospitality. Among the highlighted topics, our chosen experts discuss the consumer shift towards a true 'local' experience including the concept of a "sharing economy" in which user-friendly software applications offer convenient and low cost accom ... Read more...

Technology, Media & Telecommunications 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with nine experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Technology, Media & Telecommunications. Among the highlighted topics, our chosen experts discuss new technology such as 3-D Printing and wi-fi enacted refrigerators, the security concerns surrounding cloud technology, and the contentious issue of cybernetic at ... Read more...

Aviation Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in the Aviation industry. Our experts discuss the potential safety and regulatory impact of the recent disappearance and crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. They also outline how an airline should respond given the worst case scenario. Other highlighted topics include ... Read more...

Cyber Security 2014

Cyber Security has presented itself as a major thorn in the side of many companies in recent years, which has demanded firms go the extra length to mitigate any potential risks.  In this Roundtable we take a look at some of the trends of the past year as well taking a look at what the future holds.  Nine experts from around the world have come together to offer opinion on the pre ... Read more...

Healthcare Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Healthcare. Our chosen experts discuss key topics including the advance of cloud computing, common litigation issues and possible measures to maximise efficiency in the delivery of healthcare services.  ... Read more...

Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sector 2014

The Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry is perpetually evolving and changing on an almost daily basis.  A lot of intrigue surrounds businesses that are some of the most innovative around, and are only going to gain even more attention as they further develop and push the boundaries of medicine.  In this latest roundtable we have spoken to a host of leading experts from around the ... Read more...

Construction & Real Estate 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with eight experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Construction & Real Estate.  Among the highlighted topics our chosen experts outline the main opportunities and challenges currently facing the industry, discuss infrastructure for Tokyo 2020 Olympics and outline regulatory changes affecting the UK t ... Read more...

Food & Agriculture Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with six experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Food & Agriculture Law. Among the highlighted topics our chosen experts have documented the opportunities relating to zoning for urban agriculture, explained the latest changes to food labelling regulations and discussed the impact of slav ... Read more...

Environment Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to discuss the latest changes and developments in Environmental Law. Our chosen experts analyse key regulatory changes including the revised WEEE Directive in the EU, and note important case studies such as the 2014 Coventry Speedway noise pollution case in the UK. Other important topics include a focus on standards for ... Read more...

Mining 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with 10 experts from around the world about the latest changes and developments in Mining. Our chosen experts discuss impending difficulties facing the industry such as tackling low commodity prices and a tough financing market, consider the impact of the new royalties scheme in Mexico and analyse the regulatory reforms proposed by&am ... Read more...

Sports Law 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with nine experts from around the world about the latest changes and developments in Sports Law. Our chosen experts discuss key topics including the potential legal implications of a Winter World Cup in Qatar, sponsorship and reputational risks in light of the Nicolas Anelka quenelle case, and anti-doping in the aftermath of the Lance ... Read more...

Outsourcing 2014

In our most comprehensive roundtable to date we spoke with 11 experts from around the world about the latest changes and developments in Outsourcing. Our chosen experts discuss key topics including the effect of technological advances on the outsourcing landscape, risks arising from cross-border activity as well as outlining what types of outsourcing insurance a ... Read more...

Energy & Natural Resources 2014

In this roundtable we spoke with 10 experts from around the world about the latest changes and developments in the Energy & Natural Resources sector.  Our chosen experts discuss the latest regulatory changes and future developments. ... Read more...

Infrastructure & Project Finance 2013

In the Infrastructure & Project Finance roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to acquire their advice on issues such as current trends, tactics and finance models along with recent regulatory changes or intere ... Read more...

Media & Entertainment Law 2013

Media & Entertainment Law is an ever-changing facet thanks to its constantly evolving technologies and bouts of regulatory changes which aim to keep on top of the trends. In this roundtable, nine experts from around the world discuss the latest developments in the sector from the Leveson Inquiry through to the final episode of Breaking Bad. ... Read more...

Shipping & Maritime Law 2013

Since last years' Shipping & Maritime Law roundtable there have been a number of key developments such as the implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention and the demise of the "tax lease" legal regime within the European Union. This year we spoke with eight experts from around the world to discuss the benefits and challenges which currently face ... Read more...

Professional Organisers 2013

Professional Organisers are an essential tool for solopreneurs and small to mid-size businesses through to multinational companies. In this roundtable we spoke with seven experts from around the world to find out more about the benefits which they provide. ... Read more...

Technology, Media & Telecommunications 2013

In our Technology, Media & Communications (TMT) roundtable we spoke to eight experts to discuss key industry developments such as recent regulatory changes in the UK, upcoming changes in the EU and other future predictions.  We also gain their advice on current issues such as the risks of cloud computing and the impact of social media.  ... Read more...

Insurance & Risk Management 2013

In our Insurance & Risk Management Roundtable 2013 we spoke to ten experts from around the world to analyse the changes and developments we have witnessed over the past year along with what we can expect to see in the near future. Highlighted topics include the emergence of new challenges, policy renewals and due diligence in a firms supply chain. ... Read more...

Oil & Gas 2013

In our Oil & Gas roundtable, eight experts from around the world discuss the impact of recent regulatory changes and provide an insight into compliance issues and pitfalls. We also revisit the controversial topic of hydraulic fracturing and assess the global impact of the shale gas boom. Other highlights include tackling oil theft and future predictions within the industry.&l ... Read more...

Aviation Law 2013

In our Aviation roundtable eight experts from around the world discuss the complexities of personal injury claims, environmental concerns and technological advances as well as providing an insurmountable insight into the impact of the latest legislative and regulatory changes and a glimpse into what the future may have in stall. ... Read more...

Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sector 2013

Biotech and Pharmaceutical is proving to be one of the most innovative and exciting industries at present. The trend toward Personalised Medicines is continuing to flourish, legislation is becoming more open towards the idea of biosimilars and longer life expectancy affords a whole host of new opportunities.  In this latest roundtable we have spoken to 12 leading experts fro ... Read more...

Construction & Real Estate 2013

In our Construction & Real Estate roundtable we have spoken with five leading experts from around the world to gage their views and opinions on the current state of the industry along with predictions on what the future entails. These experts provide key advice on the difficulties of refinancing a project along with outlining what should be included in a well drafted construc ... Read more...

Mining 2013

Seven leading experts from around the world share their opinions on the present state of the mining industry. We gage their views on everything from how recent regulatory changes will alter the spectrum through to evaluating current global ... Read more...

Environment Law 2013

We have spoken to some key figures from around the globe to dissect the issues which surround environment law such as recent regulatory changes and litigation risk.  We also discuss the best strategy going forward for reducing emissions and attempt to predict what eco-friendly products could potentially dominate 2013 while also trying to foresee possible, future key trends. ... Read more...

Energy & Natural Resources 2012

With 2012 having been the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Energy for All, we felt it was apt to look at just how successful the year has been in the Energy & Natural Resources sector. In this roundtable we speak to eight leading experts from around the world to find out what regulatory changes have been implemented as well as what upcoming changes we can expect in the futu ... Read more...

Infrastructure & Project Finance 2012

Infrastructure & Project Finance is something that will always be important. Emerging economies urgently need new infrastructure such as sanitation, potable water and drivable roads, while developed countries are increasingly looking towards projects in the energy and natural resources sector. We spoke to 10 leading experts from around the world to find out everything from the latest trend ... Read more...

Technology, Media & Telecommunications 2012

We have spoken to nine leading experts in the world of Technology, Media & Communications (TMT) to get the latest developments and changes in this ever-evolving industry.  In this roundtable, our chosen experts discuss everything from utilising cloud technology through to giving their tips on what sectors currently offer the best opportunities for strategic investors and sharehold ... Read more...

Shipping & Maritime Law 2012

Given the recent legal & regulatory developments in the shipping and maritime sector we decided to speak with six of the leading experts and find out more.  Each expert represents a different region and provides both an insightful and interesting perspective.   ... Read more...

Insurance & Risk Management 2012

During an economic downturn it is vitally important that a company is able to successfully identify their risk management procedures and also insure they have sufficient cover in all aspects of insurance.  As a result we have spoken to ten individuals with vast experience in Insurance & Risk Management from around the world to get their expert views on the challenges, developments ... Read more...

Aviation Law 2012

Aviation Law is proving to be a very topical subject with a number of recent developments resulting in some important areas of discussion. We speak with nine experts to get their views on what has been happening and what to keep a look out for in the coming months. ... Read more...