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General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

It pays to notice
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2015

As you review the contract for the work that will occupy half your workforce for the next two years you see that there are provisions requiring your

Common sense contracting - summer 2014
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • July 10 2014

One of the most important risk-shifting devices in a construction contract is the indemnification provision because it protects one party from

Surety bonds: direct claims v derivative claims who knew?
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2015

The debtor made claims against a surety that issued a performance bond in connection with a construction contract. The surety contended that it was

Suppliers and contractors beware of personal liability for unfair trade practices claim
  • Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson PA
  • USA
  • October 1 2015

Typically, an officer of a corporation does not incur personal liability for a corporation's torts (i.e., acts of negligence) merely because of his

Pennsylvania Supreme Court holds contractor may recover in quantum meruit where home improvement contract does not satisfy statutory requirements for enforcement
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

Homeowners Raymond and Donna Mantia contracted Shafer Electric & Construction (“Shafer”) to build a two-car garage addition onto their house

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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

Colorado Supreme Court reverses Court of Appeals' interpretation of Colorado trust fund statute
  • Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

Approximately two and a half years ago, I wrote about a broad interpretation placed on the Colorado trust fund statute by the Colorado Court of

Contracts for contractors a best practices guide
  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

The most important tool for a contractor is your written contract. A good solid contract is the foundation for a positive experience for both you and

Pennsylvania Superior Court rejects fraud requirement for UTPCPL catchall liability
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2012

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently departed from a settled line of cases in holding that “misleading conduct,” as opposed to fraud, could support a violation of the catchall provision of the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (“UTPCPL”