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greenLocal Content Requirements for the Development of an Electric Power Infrastructure Project

     By Makarim & Taira S.
To improve domestic production in Indonesia, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia (“GOI”) has issued regulations on the local content requirements for the procurement of goods and services in all government projects including electric power plants.

greenConviction Reversed for District Attorney Withholding Evidence

On January 10, 2012, the United States Supreme Court reversed a murder conviction in Smith v. Cain (2012 DJDAR 296). The opinion held that a Louisiana district attorney violated his duty to produce material favorable to the defense and material to defendant’s guilty or punishment, as set out in Brady v. Maryland (1963) 373 U.S. 83.

greenGuide to Finding an Oregon Wrongful Death Attorney

     By Shulman DuBois LLC
If you have recently lost a loved one due to the actions or negligence of another, you may be seeking a wrongful death attorney for compensation. When a family member dies, there are emotional consequences but there are financial ones as well -and a wrongful death attorney can help ensure that the death does not cause a financial burden.

greenUIM and PIP Coverage In Oregon

     By Shulman DuBois LLC
In Oregon, both UIM and PIP coverage are required for auto insurance policies. Learn why this coverage is required and how they can help if you have been in an accident.

blueDebt Settlement Company Advertisements

There has been so much bad press surrounding debt settlement companies, that many companies have turned to advertising in order to set themselves apart from the other companies and increase their credibility. Advertisements are a great way to reach a great deal of people extremely quickly. This is why debt settlement companies have begun to advertise.

blueHow to Get the Most Out of a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust

Given the typically high rate of both gift taxes and estate taxes, the grantor retained annuity trust, or GRAT, has become a popular estate planning option over recent years. Although the rules for a GRAT are complex and ever-changing, the basic concept is simple enough to understand.

greenContractual Disputes in Cyprus

A contract is a written agreement made between the parties which states the terms of their legal relationship. Every contract will contain different terms and conditions concerning the bargain it embodies. A dispute will occur when any of the terms and conditions are breached by either party, when there is disagreement as to interpretation of the written agreement or in the event that the written agreement has failed to address a specific matter.

greenThe Litigation Process in Cyprus

Litigation refers to the dispute resolution process through the courts. Having been a British colony until 1960, the Cypriot legal system and rules relating to litigation are primarily based on the English legal system. The courts are divided into six types: District Courts (civil actions); Assize Courts (criminal cases); Family Courts; Rent Control Tribunals; Industrial Dispute Tribunals and Military Court.

greenWhat are the Signs of Brain Injury in Newborns?

As with cerebral palsy, it can be difficult to determine if your newborn suffered a brain injury. This is because oftentimes symptoms will not be apparent until the child is around four to five years of age. This is because doctors often need to see your child move to check coordination and motor skills as well as evaluate how well your child is learning.

greenWhat is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?

Found in the majority of cerebral palsy cases (>70%), spastic cerebral palsy is believed to be due to damage in the outer layer of the brain referred to as the cerebral cortex which disrupts the path of communication from the brain to the muscles.