Termination of a construction contract is tricky and fraught with risk. Whether the termination is for cause or for convenience, the contract must be followed to the letter for a termination to be valid. Virtually every...more
Does there need to be a reason for termination?
In addition to a party’s right to bring a contract to an end at common law, most engineering and construction contracts contain provisions allowing the parties to terminate...more
On March 26, 2013, President Obama signed the Continuing Resolution, which will fund government operations through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 or September 30. While this may assuage some of the uncertainty of...more
Originally published in the SC Bar Construction Law Section's "News and Notes" in January 2012.
If you do a thesaurus search of the word “termination,” you’ll find: “extinction, annihilation, execution, slaughter, and...more
Automatic spending cuts caused by “sequestration” went into effect on March 1, 2013, after the federal Government could not avoid or further delay sequestration as Congress and the President had agreed during January of 2013....more
On March 1, 2013, President Obama ordered the implementation of across-the-board cuts – sequestration – primarily directed to military and domestic discretionary spending because the White House and congressional leaders...more
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