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Changes in Alabama’s retainage laws

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
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  • March 8 2013

The Alabama Code was recently amended in a number of important ways affecting the retainage that may be withheld on private construction projects in

Learning from past mistakes on infrastructure projects

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
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  • June 4 2012

When we read news reports of failures in newly-constructed massive infrastructure projects endangering lives, we generally assume we are reading about shoddy work performed by Chinese construction companies in China or abroad

Government contracting doesn’t have to be rocket science

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
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  • July 20 2010

In the first three quarters of fiscal year 2009, the United States government awarded more than $146 billion in contracts to more than 91,000 contractors

They’re baaaack: PLAs return to haunt non-union contractors

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2010

On April 13, 2010, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council released a final rule implementing President Obama's Executive Order 13502, which encourages federal agencies to use Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects valued at $25 million or more

ARRA: are you ready to receive some attention?

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
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  • November 24 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009 and authorizes up to $787 billion in federal spending through September 30, 2010

Know your state licensure requirements

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
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  • August 13 2009

With the current economy, you are probably considering traveling farther to work and bidding on a wider variety of projects than ever before