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For the first time, the Supreme Court of Virginia has provided specific guidance on how to calculate damages for the breach of a non-compete/exclusivity provisions of a contract where the breach resulted in the loss of a...more
Court holds that parties cannot be compensated for loss of opportunity to perform a contract where there is no firm and binding agreement.
On 18 September, the French Supreme Court for Judicial Matters (Cour de...more
Earlier this year, the Alabama Supreme Court reversed a preliminary injunction entered by the trial court in a case involving competing defense contractors at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville. See Monte Sano Research Corp....more
A number of significant changes to North Carolina’s lien and bond statutes were just signed into law. In part, these changes are in reaction to concerns from the title insurance industry about so-called “hidden” liens, the...more
Ever since UK law was changed to permit courts to set aside improperly awarded public contracts, there has been a series of unsuccessful attempts to invoke the new remedy. Successful set-aside applications have been rare...more
With the new year comes a host of changes to laws impacting the construction industry in California. Addressed below are some of the most important new laws to be aware of. Unless otherwise noted, all of these laws take...more
Defendant town conducted a bidding process for services. The bid documents had specific criteria by which bidders were to be measured. When the bids were opened, the plaintiff was the low bidder. However, after site visits to...more
After an unsuccessful bid protest, many contractors assume that their chance at getting a piece of the action has passed. They assume that they have exhausted their remedies and that all of the spoils inevitably will go to...more
A Short Primer on Federal Bid Protests.
This short (5 page) introduction to bid protests is for the business that is considering bidding on government contracts and lawyers wanting to understand more about the...more
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