Carrot or Stick: Strategies Successfully Encouraging EV Adoption

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In 2017, for the first time ever, Norway registered more electric and hybrid vehicles than traditional vehicles with internal combustion engines.  Even in the United States, as of May Tesla’s Model 3 became the best selling vehicle in its segment, regardless of powertrain, beating out traditional stalwarts from the traditional German luxury marques.  However, with all of the incentives surrounding EVs, it is important to take stock in the externalities driving consumers toward larger-scale EV adoption.  The following is a list of some perks (“carrots”) and punishments (“sticks”) being implemented to encourage this shift.

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Cloud Control: Strategies for Addressing Common Problems in Cloud Computing Deals -- REGISTER TODAY

Please join ACC-Northeast and Foley & Lardner LLP for this new program on Wednesday, June 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Foley & Lardner’s Boston office — 111 Huntington Avenue, 25th Floor, Boston, MA 02199.

Companies are flocking to cloud-based services and applications to run critical business functions. While there are many benefits to using cloud-based services, structuring a cloud computing transaction, while reducing risk, can be a daunting task, particularly if you don’t know the fundamentals of cloud computing deals.

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Highlights from the Foley & Lardner LLP/BNY Mellon Wealth Management Tech X 2018 Conference

What lessons can be learned from serial and successful entrepreneurs?  How does one build a great team? What challenges and opportunities do today’s business owners and entrepreneurs face? How secure is your internet-connected technology from cyberattack?

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Cloud Control: Strategies for Addressing Common Problems in Cloud Computing Deals

Please join ACC-Northeast and Foley & Lardner LLP for this new program on Wednesday, June 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Foley office in Boston.

Companies are flocking to cloud-based services and applications to run critical business functions. While there are many benefits to using cloud-based services, structuring a cloud computing transaction, while reducing risk, can be a daunting task, particularly if you don’t know the fundamentals of cloud computing deals.

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Scooters – The Next Mobility Wave

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Electric GPS-enabled scooter and bicycle rental companies like Bird, LimeBike, Spin and Jump Bike (acquired by Uber) are spreading across major U.S. cities like San Francisco, San Diego, Austin, and Washington, DC, driven by an influx of investment from venture capital focused on innovative mobility ideas. They are met with enthusiasm by some riders who can easily find a scooter or bike using an app on their phone, unlock it by scanning a code on the handle, and off they go. Cities and municipalities, however, are cautious to embrace the new technology (sound familiar?), citing a host of problems, including pedestrian injuries, people riding on sidewalks, riders not wearing helmets and unused scooters blocking walkways and critical access to curb space.

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