Government & Public Contracts

Arbitration Helps Tip the Scale in Latin America’s Investment Market

Sep 2017

Arbitration Helps Tip the Scale in Latin America’s Investment Market

Local arbitration is becoming more sophisticated across Latin American nations. Thus, foreign investors are finding more opportunities to invest as legal processes become the temperature gauge for business stability.

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Cybersecurity Expertise: From the White House to the C-Suite

Sep 2017

Cybersecurity Expertise: From the White House to the C-Suite

Anthony J. Ferrante, FTI Consulting’s new Head of Cybersecurity in the Global Risk & Investigation Practice, addresses the growing cybersecurity threats affecting U.S. businesses today.

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Let’s Turn America into a Construction Zone

Jun 2017

Let’s Turn America into a Construction Zone

The U.S. desperately needs to rebuild its crumbling infrastructure. The key to paying for such a big ticket project? Breaking down the barriers to public-private partnerships in all 50 states.

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Full Speed Ahead: Renewable Energy Market Goes Mainstream

Apr 2017

Full Speed Ahead: Renewable Energy Market Goes Mainstream

New technologies, falling costs and reduced regulations have helped the renewables market capture share from fossil fuels around the world.

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The Survey Says: Detroit is Flexing its Financial Muscles Again

Sep 2016

The Survey Says: Detroit is Flexing its Financial Muscles Again

Detroit’s Kresge Foundation engaged FTI Consulting to survey national business leaders about their impressions of the city’s potential for financial growth post-bankruptcy. The resulting Detroit Reinvestment Index shows a bullish attitude towards investment.

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The Rise of Analytics in E-discovery:

Dec 2015

The Rise of Analytics in E-discovery:

There were just over 295,000 civil suits filed in U.S. district courts in 2014, an increase of 4 percent over 2013. On top of that, there were another 81,000 criminal cases (including fraud) filed.

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The Cautious Investors’ Guide to Brazil

Dec 2015

The Cautious Investors’ Guide to Brazil

It’s no secret that Brazil has been going through hard times and that investors — with good reason — regard the country as a high-risk environment.

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In Case of Emergency, Open Browser

Jul 2014

In Case of Emergency, Open Browser

In 2010, the state of Nevada determined that its emergency preparedness for schools was struggling to comply with mandates and directives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Presidential Decision Directives and the U.S. Department of Education.

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BANKS IN THE CROSSHAIRS

Jan 2014

BANKS IN THE CROSSHAIRS

It’s monumentally difficult for banks to ensure that they’re not being used by money launderers, terrorists, and other assorted bad guys. But governments increasingly are asking them to do just that, and punishing them severely when they fail. How can banks track customers and regulate transactions more effectively and cost-efficiently?

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Is “Business Ethics” an Oxymoron?

Feb 2014

Is “Business Ethics” an Oxymoron?

Scandals. Fines. Show trials. These days, just doing business can appear almost criminal. While government-imposed regulation can soothe the public’s ire, it can also create burdensome costs and competitive disadvantages. To survive, businesses must perform reputational due diligence and create self-policing organizational cultures.

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A New War Plan for Defense Contractors

Aug 2013

A New War Plan for Defense Contractors

With the Iraq war over and the Afghanistan conflict in its final stages, relentless pressure on government spending is creating a very different terrain for defense contractors selling to the U.S. military. If they expect to thrive in the “new normal,” contractors need to assess their situations and develop different competitive approaches and defenses.

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Nowhere to Hide

Jul 2013

Nowhere  to Hide

With the U.S. government cracking down on Medicare fraud, self-screening offers a smart way for healthcare providers to assess and reduce their risks.

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Africa Booms & Multinationals Take Notice

May 2013

Africa Booms & Multinationals Take Notice

Chinese firms have a head start in many of Africa’s booming economies, but now other multinationals are increasingly competing for opportunities in Africa. Going forward, both Chinese and non-Chinese firms will have the best chance to win African contracts by emphasizing high-quality deliverables, ethical business practices, community relations and a commitment to creating good local jobs.

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Start Me Up

Apr 2013

Start Me Up

Challenges to the U.S. patent system, judicial activism, and the need for litigation reform — A discussion with Chief Judge Rader of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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After The Crisis

Dec 2011

After The Crisis

Regulators have done much to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 banking crisis. But will it be enough?

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King Regulation

Dec 2011

King Regulation

National governments’ regulatory supremacy is under threat from local and global interests. Between them, they threaten to steal the crown.

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Crossing The Line

Mar 2011

Crossing The Line

Britain’s new anticorruption statute puts companies on the spot for the actions of anyone working on their behalf. And ignorance of an agent’s bribes is no excuse.

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