An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
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Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
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How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
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What is at will employment law?
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This article explores the anatomy of a public-private partnership in the context of major real estate projects entered into by a governmental body with a real estate developer or owner. The author has been involved in a...more
There are currently a lot of construction hats at Miami-area transportation facilities. The Miami International Airport has recently opened its newly constructed North Terminal and new MIA Mover people mover system, and...more
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In California Redevelopment Assn. v. Matosantos, 53 Cal. 4th 231, 135 Cal. Rptr. 3d 683, 267 P.3d 580 (2011) (“Matosantos”), the California Supreme Court confirmed the death of redevelopment agencies...more
Originally published in the Colorado Real Estate Journal, November 16, 2011 - December 1, 2011.
It is no secret that Colorado’s budget crisis has immobilized transportation funding, as is the case nationally....more
Directors and their advisers can be exposed to large losses if they overlook the need for formal shareholder approval of property transactions, including grant of leases, between a company and its director or his associates....more
Scope of Insurance Coverage for Code Upgrades...more
Developers can be personally exposed if they control risk on a development through the limited liability of an SPV vehicle. A recent case holds directors persoanlly liable for the SPV's debts after they should have realised...more
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An appropriate review of your construction and business insurance policies can minimize your risk in the event of a lawsuit....more
In the 2010 report from the World Bank, Colombia consolidates as leader in the region and one of the top ten reformers worldwide for its improvement in the efficiency of business regulations. This further places Colombia as...more
This article gives tips for minimizing risk through proper project document management....more
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Sometimes, what is not in your construction contract can be harmful to your business. This article provides tips to minimize your risks by making modifications to your contracts....more
On a regular basis, you should dedicate some timeto cleaning up your systems for limiting your risk on construction projects. This article provides 6 tips to improve your construction (or any other business) contracts. ...more
Mistakes business owners make that cost them money, customers, and accounts receivables....more
Tips on how to keep your construction business, or any business, profitable by ensuring good collection practices....more
Change Orders happen routinely in construction projects. Follow your contract requirements concerning change orders to avoid performing work that won't be compensated....more
"Gentlemen's Agreements", especially on construction projects, are prone to later disputes, disagreements, and litigation. Protect yourself by getting everything in writing....more
Sales & Use Tax - Building and Pole Signs: The sale of a building or pole sign may qualify as a “construction contract,” where the vendor installs the sign to become permanently affixed to the real estate. While no tax is...more
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