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Morrison & Foerster LLP
Several weeks ago, the Trump Administration revealed its long-awaited plan for renewing US infrastructure with the release of its Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America ("Outline").
Stites & Harbison PLLC
A recent study reports that 88 percent of contractors receive slow payments on construction projects nationwide.
Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is seeking for Fiscal Year 2019 almost $12.7 million less than it was allotted in 2018.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The typical construction defect case presents an up-front analytical challenge: the defense attorney is presented with boxes of project materials ...
Mayer Brown
In a letter dated May 8, 2018, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.), in support of his state's coal industry, urges the U.S. Department of Treasury to make significant changes to the existing...
Mayer Brown
In a letter dated May 8, 2018, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.), in support of his state's coal industry, urges the U.S. Department of Treasury ("Treasury") to make significant changes...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On June 22, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued Notice 2018-59, which provides long-awaited guidance ...
Mayer Brown
On June 22, 2018, the US Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") released Notice 2018-59 ("Guidance"). The Guidance provides rules to determine when construction begins with respect ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Until recently, there has been a split in the courts of appeal in California regarding the extent to which contractors are excused from the prompt payment requirement for retentions.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
On May 16, 2018, Governor Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1271, which created a "construction liability apportionment study committee" (the "Committee") to "research ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Lewis Brisbois recently obtained a summary judgment dismissal of a third-party suit alleging that the firm's insured steel company client must indemnify and defend the general contractor in an injured worker's suit.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The California Legislature has narrowed the scope of enforceable indemnity agreements applicable to licensed architects, engineers, and land surveyors through its amendment of Civil Code § 2782.8
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The most common method of contracting for private commercial construction is reimbursement of the contractor's construction costs plus a fee, with a guaranteed maximum price.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In January of this year, the California Supreme Court finally decided the long-standing question of whether the "Right to Repair Act" (SB800) provides the sole remedy in California residential construction defect cases, or whether homeowners can also pursue common law remedies (such as strict liability, negligence, etc.) in McMillin Albany LLC v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 241.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a recent case, Lewis Brisbois successfully moved a federal court to compel arbitration of all of a contractor's claims against an engineering firm and to preclude an interlocutory appeal of the ruling.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt bolstered the national psyche by suggesting that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself!"
Proskauer Rose LLP
Imagine you hired a general contractor to renovate the master bathroom of your home.
Dentons
A unanimous California Supreme Court made it clear that the term "prompt payment" in the context of California's prompt payment statutes really means "prompt payment," and any exception applies narrowly.
Thompson Coburn LLP
On June 6, 2018, the California Court of Appeal held that a contractor waived its right to arbitrate disputes because it recorded a mechanic's lien and then didn't follow California Code of Civil Procedure...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A recent California case may force engineering, procurement and construction companies doing business with foreign suppliers to reconsider—and maybe rewrite—their contracts.
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Stites & Harbison PLLC
Today, there are more programs than ever at the federal, state and local levels to ensure the participation of small businesses in contracting opportunities.
McDermott Will & Emery
On March 13, 2018, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma dismissed U.S. ex rel. Montalvo v. Native American Servs. Corp.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In January of this year, the California Supreme Court finally decided the long-standing question of whether the "Right to Repair Act" (SB800) provides the sole remedy in California residential construction defect cases, or whether homeowners can also pursue common law remedies (such as strict liability, negligence, etc.) in McMillin Albany LLC v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 241.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Commercial mortgage loans secured by existing income producing properties are often made on a non-recourse basis to the borrower (and its principals), other than with respect to customary limited recourse carve-outs.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt bolstered the national psyche by suggesting that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself!"
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a recent case, Lewis Brisbois successfully moved a federal court to compel arbitration of all of a contractor's claims against an engineering firm and to preclude an interlocutory appeal of the ruling.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
On May 16, 2018, Governor Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1271, which created a "construction liability apportionment study committee" (the "Committee") to "research ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The most common method of contracting for private commercial construction is reimbursement of the contractor's construction costs plus a fee, with a guaranteed maximum price.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The California Legislature has narrowed the scope of enforceable indemnity agreements applicable to licensed architects, engineers, and land surveyors through its amendment of Civil Code § 2782.8
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Lewis Brisbois recently obtained a summary judgment dismissal of a third-party suit alleging that the firm's insured steel company client must indemnify and defend the general contractor in an injured worker's suit.
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