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10 Questions to Ask your Law Firm Vendor Management Program (Part 1)

Law firms providing mortgage servicer clients default-related legal services are vendors, and financial services companies need to treat them as such. Not only that, law firms often interact directly and continuously with...more

Legal Notebook: Hunt & Hunt Lawyers v Mitchell Morgan Nominees PTY LTD (ACN 108 571 222) And ORS – High Court Appeal (Australia)

by DLA Piper on

Snapshot - Readers of this journal may recall the judgment of Mitchell Morgan Nominees Pty Limited v Vella [2011] NSWCA 390, which we covered in the Legal Notebook section of the March 2012 edition. That judgment...more

Is That Covered? How Long Should I Keep an Insurance Policy?

Here's an often asked question: "How long should I keep my insurance policies?" Is it three years? Seven Years? The short answer is none of the above. Here are my recommendations...more

Construction Contracts: Best Practices for Minimizing Risk

by Melissa Dewey Brumback on

Reducing risk starts before the ground is broken on a construction project. Construction contracts are unique in that they anticipate change will occur during the project for a multitude of reasons. However, not even the...more

Appellate Notes: Week of February 18

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

In This Issue: - AC34039 - Landmark Investment Group, LLC v. Calco Construction & Development Co. - AC33614 - Dorreman v. Johnson - AC34253 - Klemonski v. University of Connecticut Health Center ...more

Be Sure to Read the Fine Print In a Consultant's Proposal

by Cole Schotz on

When hiring an environmental consultant, it is important to carefully review the terms and conditions governing the agreement between you and your consultant. One of the key components of the professional services agreement...more

Professional Negligence for Realtors - A Rising Tide?

by Franco Tarulli on

With the recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Krawchuk v. Scherbak, it is becoming clear that the Courts are holding real estate professionals to a higher standard, given the reliance their clients place on their...more

Risks in Desiging for LEED Certification

by Melissa Dewey Brumback on

Desiging a building to be LEED certified carries legal risks. Minimize those risks by stating LEED goals, not LEED guarantees....more

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