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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


First things first: registration and licensing requirements for contractors working in foreign jurisdictions
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

Construction companies’ increasing opportunities to perform work across state lines poses unique challenges and requirements, not the least of which


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


Minimize the inherent risk in “scope bidding” by amending your form subcontract
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

Subcontractors must exercise particular care if the project specifications are performance specifications or otherwise described by so-called "scope"


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


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


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


Time to dust off your contracts given AAA's new rules for fixed time and cost construction arbitration
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

On June 15, 2014, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) released its Supplementary Rules for Fixed Time and Cost Arbitration. These new optional


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

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


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