Read need-to-know updates, commentary, and analysis on Construction issues written by leading professionals.
California Court of Appeal Opens Doors for Construction Defect Claims Outside of the Right to Repair Act
Grayson: Only 1 Agency Should Regulate Wall Street
Transbay Tower Groundbreaking
Minimizing Risks in Guaranteed Maximum Price Contracting
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
Allen Matkins partner Ray Buddie - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
DPR Construction EVP Eric Lamb - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Shorenstein SVP Todd Sklar - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Sares Regis chief development officer Todd Regonini - SF Construction & Development Summit
Hathaway Dinwiddie CEO Greg Cosko - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
The Benefits of WRAP Insurance on Large Construction Projects - Ray Buddie
Forest City SVP Alexa Arena - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Don Donadio on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
Neill Edwards on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
Changes to California Mechanic's Lien Laws Relieve Frustration in Construction
Solving complex legal disputes for a broad range of publicly & privately held entities. Jeffrey H. Gladstone, Litigation Attorney
Vapor Intrusion: A Game-Changer in How Property is Being Evaluated by Regulators & Lenders
Protecting and Perfecting Condominium Entitlements in a Down Economy
Green Leases: Keeping Buildings Green and Sustainable
Approximately 2,000 bills were introduced in the California State Legislature during the 2013-2014 legislative session. Of these, 896 bills made it to Governor Brown’s desk and 800 were signed into law....more
Of recent interest to architects, engineers and owners, Governor Scott signed into law an act relating to design professionals which limit their individual liability in certain circumstances. The new statute created by this...more
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) is in a state of flux, with many changes happening now and more on the horizon. In order to keep you up-to-date on the most recent workers’ compensation initiatives, this...more
Sometimes employers can’t see the forest from the trees. This is often the case when it comes to the work environment, including workplace policies, and their impact on employee productivity and retention.
In the rush to...more
Workers Compensation reform is on the way.
Cynics might ask, didn’t we do this several years ago?
Yes we did.
In the late 1990’s, overutilization of medical services, higher-than-normal indemnity benefit costs, and...more
Senate Bill 459 went into effect on January 1, 2012 and imposes increased penalties against any employer in California who willfully misclassifies an employee as an “independent contractor”. Willful misclassification is...more
What Is an ESOP?
First and foremost, an ESOP is an employee benefit plan that is qualified for tax-favored treatment under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (IRC). However, an ESOP can also be a tool of...more
In a unique prosecution arising in Alberta, Garda Canada Security Corp. has pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to protect a female worker under the working alone provisions of the Alberta OHSA. Amongst other provisions,...more
Federal authorities have begun using forfeiture statutes against businesses that employ illegal aliens and undocumented workers...more
An overview of Texas law addressing innocent, negligent, and intentional destruction of evidence and the corporate records retention policy....more