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Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
The New Normal: Taking Responsibility for Your Vendors
Raj Mahajan, Allston Trading CEO, Talks HFT and the Business of Prop Trading
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
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Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
In the wake of the recent recession, a number of states, including Florida, are exploring new and innovative solutions to the problem of insufficient funding for the construction and improvement of public facilities. At the...more
Legislation encouraging the use of public-private partnerships (P3s) to address Maryland’s growing infrastructure needs has been passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor O’Malley with bipartisan...more
Public-Private Partnerships, also known as P3, are evident in Florida. A P3 is a contractual relationship between a public agency and private entity that agree to share risk and rewards of a project. Historically, these...more
A recent article in the PPP Bulletin, “Change we can believe in?”, explains that “PPPs are the new normal” for infrastructure projects in the United States, and public-private partnerships are being relied upon for responses...more
Last week, a jury in Los Angeles federal court in a case entitled FDIC v. Van Dellen, et al. found three former officers of the failed IndyMac Bank liable for $168 million in losses in construction loans suffered by the...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
On Friday, April 6, 2012, Governor Rick Scott signed HB 517 which contains a provision extending the Distressed Condominium Relief Act (Act) otherwise due to sunset July 1, 2012.
The Act was adopted in 2010 as a way to...more
Joint ventures and consortiums have become increasingly important as a medium through which international contractors can undertake significant projects. As producers, traders and owners seek to expand their...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
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
Improving Contractors Accounts Receivable Management
Nearly every contractor must deal with clients who pay late or not at all. All clients expect prompt and professional services, but they do not always meet...more
Several hundred opportunities are posted by the federal government every day on www. fedbizopps.gov. These opportunities are not just for defense contractors. The federal government is an enormous player in commercial markets...more
This note identifies several problems created by the Tax Court’s holding in Robinson Knife Manufacturing Inc. v. Commissioner, and illustrates the dilemma with the current treatment of trademarks under the Internal...more
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