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Are you covered? The “Care, Custody, or Control” Exclusion

USA - July 20 2015 Spring weather systems, such as the storms that have recently produced significant flooding in Texas, frequently create the necessity for restoration

IRS updates guide to auditing nonqualified deferred compensation plans

USA - July 17 2015 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently updated its "Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Audit Techniques Guide." The Guide provides a framework

Limits on the implied duty of good faith and fair dealing

USA - July 20 2015 In Tug Hill Construction Inc., the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“Board”) recognized the limits of the implied duty of good faith and

Contractor barred from using the “total cost” or “modified total cost” approach to establish delay claim

USA - July 20 2015 In a recent ruling, Hill York Service Corporation v. Critchfield Mechanical, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida held

Contractor authority over means and methods

USA - July 20 2015 A central principle of construction contracts is that, where a contractor (a) commits to construct in accordance with plans and specifications (b

What constitutes the “practice of law” under the FLSA overtime exemption? Second Circuit gives its opinion

USA - July 27 2015 Last week, the Second Circuit revived an attorney’s claim that he was owed overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and

CFPB public database provides access to close to half a million consumer complaint narratives

USA - July 27 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently launched public access to its Consumer Complaint Database (Database), which is the nation’s

FHA proposes 3-month limit for lender claims to file single family insurance claims

USA - July 24 2015 The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recently announced a proposed rule change that would establish a deadline for lenders to file insurance

CFPB moves TRID effective date to October 3

USA - July 23 2015 In previous blog postings, we discussed an informal announcement from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) of its intent to delay the

Duty to cooperate ruling narrows insurers’ ability to foreclose coverage for settled class action claims

USA - July 23 2015 Insurance policies typically include a cooperation clause, which requires the insured to cooperate with the insurer in the defense of a covered claim