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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
Forest City SVP Alexa Arena - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Sackett v EPA - Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders - David Cooke
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Don Donadio on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
John Hunter on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
Neill Edwards on Economic Development Incentives in North Carolina
California Redevelopment Agency Update: The Implications of the Matosantos Decision
Changes to California Mechanic's Lien Laws Relieve Frustration in Construction
Originally published in Mineral Exploration - Fall 2012.
The decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) in William v. British Columbia issued June 27, 2012, is the most recent pronouncement on Aboriginal...more
In This Issue:
Restoring Dignity to the Members of the Quapaw (O-Gah-Pah) Tribe of Oklahoma
A Brief History
For over four centuries the original inhabitants of the region where the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers...more
Indigenous peoples developed sustainable land tenure systems over countless generations, but these customary systems of rights are barely used by American Indian tribes today. Would increasing formal recognition of these...more
Unresolved issues concerning Aboriginal rights and title are creating problems for the business community across Canada. Businesses operate best in environments where legal rights and rules are known and respected.
In This Issue:
The Ontario Brownfields legislation is designed to
encourage development of properties that are contaminated
or are perceived to be contaminated by reason of prior use. Annie Thuan reviews some recent and...more
Recent events such as those in Caledonia, Ontario
demonstrate the devastating effect that unresolved
Aboriginal land claims can have on property owners,
vendors, purchasers and developers.
Property owners who...more
The British Columbia Opportunity
British Columbia’s 2007 Energy Plan’s stated intention is to provide direction in the area of secure energy supply in the face of the Province’s growth in demand, leadership in...more