Bloomberg BNA — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman (D) has proposed legislation to require that New York's electricity and gas utilities assess their vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and prepare a plan for adapting to severe weather.
Proposals by an Israeli government- appointed committee on increasing competitiveness in the economy are “unwise” and “seriously misguided,” Ronald Gilson, a professor at Columbia Law School and Stanford Law School, said in an interview in Jerusalem.
It had been two days since U.S. lawmakers negotiated all night to finish rules that would reshape the business of Wall Street. The 20-hour session left legislators, aides, lobbyists and regulators exhausted. Almost no one had a grip on all the details.
White & Case LLP advised Zimmer Holdings Inc., a maker of artificial hips and knees, in its acquisition of Biomet Inc. for $13.4 billion to increase its product range as demand recovers for orthopedic devices.
H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, a Columbia University trustee, has pledged $30 million toward the construction of an arts building at the school’s new campus, the largest gift ever for the arts at the Ivy League institution.