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The California Attorney General recently opined that the conflict-of-interest rules under...more
A recently filed case before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Corporation (“PUC”) raises the issue of what type of pipeline company qualifies as a “public utility corporation” under Pennsylvania statutes. The term is not...more
On May 15, 2014, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) issued a landmark decision, New England Forestry Foundation, Inc. v. Board of Assessors of Hawley, SJC-11432 (May 15, 2014), upholding the tax exempt status of...more
Do you want to be part of the booze business in California? Or do you already have a liquor license but are unclear on what you're allowed to do? We're here to help.
Originally Published in Krost, Baumgarten, Kniss &...more
Municipalities located within national parks are subject to unique development constraints. The federal National Parks Act and provincial Parks Towns Act enable agreements between the federal and provincial governments for...more
Upon the registration of a condominium plan at Land Titles (or the first phase of a condominium plan in the case of a phased development), a condominium corporation is created. The condominium corporation is the vehicle by...more
Continuing Indiana’s successful employment of availability payment model public-private partnership (“P3”) concessions, the Indiana Finance Authority (“IFA”) issued its second P3 Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to proposers...more
In This Presentation:
• Public Agency Approach
• Existing Local Authority
• Public Private Partnerships
• Redevelopment/Economic Development
• Public Infrastructure
- Excerpt from Public Agency...more
Landlords want to have a protective lease form, but tenants hate a 70+ page “killer” lease. A shorter lease can help a landlord quickly sign tenants, just make sure it covers key points. Here are some to think about.
Earlier this month, the Florida legislature passed House Bill 85, which establishes statewide authorization and procedures for public-private partnerships....more
The global recession was unkind to communities across the United States and around the world. Facing diminished tax bases, frozen capital markets and a reduction in federal and state funding, many local governments shelved...more
Originally Published in South Florida Business Journal, March 29, 2013.
Albert E. Dotson Jr. is a partner with Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod and leads the law firm’s government relations and land development...more
Beginning March 25, 2013, community organizations and other nonprofits will find it easier to become registered community organizations for Philadelphia zoning purposes.
Community organizations have informally...more
In 2011, I wrote an article about an important decision out of the Ohio First District Court of Appeals concerning the enforceability of a noncompete agreement following a corporate merger or acquisition. In Acordia of Ohio...more
Located in Jacksonville, the Northeast District Office of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) will soon change its organizational structure to be consistent with the other DEP district offices and...more
Successor agencies to California’s dissolved Redevelopment Agencies (“RDAs”) continue to wind down the operations of the former RDAs under the supervision of oversight boards pursuant to Assembly Bill X1 26 (“AB 26”) as...more
Founded in Honolulu in 1963 by Frank Damon, a Hawai‘i-born descendant of missionaries from New England, and Henry Shigekane, the son of Japanese immigrants, Damon & Shigekane pioneered new territory by crossing ethnic lines —...more
The Greater Philadelphia area's ability to thrive in the 21st century depends largely on rebuilding and remodeling the region's aging infrastructure network. According to "Connections 2040: Transportation Investment...more
The US economy may be experiencing slow growth but that doesn’t mean there aren’t positive signs in certain sectors. The industrial sector in California is one area that offers signs of potential future growth. That’s the...more
In a decision that will impact white collar criminal trials — and potentially civil enforcement trials in which the government agency seeks substantial civil monetary penalties — the U.S. Supreme Court recently held in...more
As a follow-up to the article that appeared in our February 2012 Global Automotive Newsletter, "Purchaser’s Guide for Conducting Environmental Due Diligence," this Seller’s Guide will discuss several due diligence tips that...more
Natural gas is easily one of the most important areas of energy-related matters in the United States. In this video, McNees attorney James P. Dougherty provides an overview of Marcellus Shale and its significance in the...more
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP's Mississippi CON Report dated May 1, 2012 and including activities by and filings with the Mississippi State Department of Health's Office of Health Planning and Policy is provided for the...more
This year’s short legislative session produced significant new tax laws dealing with all of Maine’s major taxes, as well as increased legislative oversight of Maine Revenue and dynamic fiscal analysis. Below is a brief...more
On April 11, Fannie Mae published Servicing Guide Lender Letter LL-2012-04, which follows up on a previous notice regarding the City of Chicago’s (the City) vacant property ordinance. Effective May 1, 2012, servicers will be...more
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