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Partner's fraud found to be non-dischargeable by "innocent" partner

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
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  • USA
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  • November 22 2010

Late this summer, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, took on an issue of first impression - whether the fraud of one partner can be imputed to an "innocent" partner in order to render a judgment non-dischargeable

Kentucky adopts economic loss doctrine contractors’ contract remedies for disputes in construction projects of renewed importance

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
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  • USA
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  • August 1 2011

On June 16, 2011, Kentucky’s highest court adopted the economic loss doctrine

Individual members of LLC personally liable for torts committed in furtherance of the LLC’s business

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 20 2012

In the South Carolina case of 16 Jade Street, LLC v. R. Design Construction Company, the court wrestled with the scope of protection from tort liability provided to individual members of a limited liability company

Tricks and traps in buying and selling building materials and related companies

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 18 2010

There are three features of building materials companies that make them especially problematic from the standpoint of buyers and sellers

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the

Default termination: construction contract's death penalty

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
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  • USA
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  • November 10 2013

Most well-drafted construction subcontracts expressly recognize the general contractor's right to terminate the subcontract upon the default of the

California contractors can soon be licensed as limited liability companies

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 19 2011

Prior to January 1, 2011, the California Corporations Code prohibited LLCs from rendering "professional services as defined in section 13401 and 13401.3" of the Corporations Code

Contractor’s officers liable for failure to complete punch list

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 20 2012

A cautionary tale about the consequences of disregarding the separateness of a corporate entity is told in the recent case of Christopher v. Sinyard out of Georgia

Construction trades find protection in shortened statute of limitations

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
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  • USA
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  • November 14 2012

On September 28, 2012, the Ohio Revised Code 2305.06 was amended to reduce the statute of limitations from 15 years to 8 years

Arizona Supreme Court rejects homeowners’ attempt to lengthen the Statute of Repose for property defect claims

  • Fennemore Craig
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  • USA
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  • August 9 2011

On June 30, 2011, the Arizona Supreme Court, in Albano v. Shea Homes, issued an advisory opinion to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, concluding class action “tolling” does not apply to extend the time limit set by Arizona’s Statute of Repose for homeowners to file lawsuits against builders for construction defects