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Renewable Energy Welcomes All Comers

For investors and companies looking for renewable opportunities to back, lower but more reliable returns are rewarding. Akin Gump’s John Marciano and Daniel Sinaiko explain why.

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FinTech

Fast Take: Minimizing Settlement Risk in Cryptocurrency Transactions

  Seeking liquidity, confidentiality and reduced slippage, large market participants have pushed the over-the-counter (OTC) cryptocurrency exchange volume to exceed, by some estimates, $12 billion daily. With settlement fees starting in the low single digits, as a percentage of trade size, and...

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Private Equity

Unique Experience Means Unique Insight Into Investment Management

  Akin Gump's Trey Muldrow and Fadi Samman have a combined 40 years of experience in corporate and investment management law. Here, they discuss the ways the two practice areas work together at Akin Gump, as well as some of the finer points of various primary and secondary market...

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Technology

Cyber's Singular Nature: Spanning Industries, Boundaries and Precedent

  Akin Gump's Michelle Reed and Natasha Kohne stress the importance of knowing the myriad privacy obligations that affect a company, as well as the regulators that enforce them. CCBJ: Let’s start off with some background about you and your practices. Natasha Kohne: Michelle and I co-...

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Career Development

Help Wanted: Seeking Really Smart Lawyers Who Are Really Good People

  Akin Gump hiring partner David Botter discusses the firm's quest for exceptional talent. Spoiler alert: One size does not fit all. CCBJ: Tell us about Akin Gump’s culture and the spirit of your hiring process. David Botter: We've always had a sincere interest in the development...

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Healthcare | Private Equity

As Disruption Drives 
Healthcare Deals, a Massive Sector Transforms Itself

Akin Gump’s Gene Elder and Daniel Graver take a look at the political and economic trends reshaping M&A and transactions in the healthcare industry. CCBJ: Private equity (PE) investors are highly active in segments of the healthcare market, such as pediatric services and therapies. What...

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Pro Bono

Pro Bono Partnership Helps Vets Fix Wrongful Discharges

Akin Gump’s Steve Schulman and Thomas Yang and AT&T’s Tamera Woodard on their Equal Justice Works collaboration. CCBJ: AT&T and Akin Gump are working ­together to support a fellow at the Veterans Consortium through Equal Justice Works. Tell us a little about that...

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