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Maximizing Section 1603 grant-eligible equipment: 2011 planning opportunities
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

With the approaching expiration of the Section 1603 cash grant program, renewable energy developers are scrambling to begin construction of grant-eligible equipment by the end of the year.


Construction Act changes what you need to know
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2011

On 1 October 2011 the provisions of the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (Construction Act) relating to construction contracts changed.


“A sad case about lost opportunities for mediation”
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2011

The Court of Appeal has recently given judgment in the case of Rolf v De Gijerin which involved a building dispute between a home owner, Mrs Rolf, and her builder, Mr De Gijerin, over the construction of a garage and a loft conversion.


The principal’s right of recourse to performance security
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Australia
  • December 9 2010

The well-known Ivy complex in Sydney has recently caught the attention of those in the construction industry in the context of a Contractor's attempt to restrain a Principal from converting an unconditional insurance bond.


Ohio lien law update - when should a notice of furnishing be submitted?
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • July 31 2010

On May 10, 2010, Ohio's Twelfth District Court of Appeals issued an opinion contrary to common practices in the construction industry.


Cashing bank guarantees: not always an easy process
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Australia
  • July 21 2010

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland makes it clear that cashing an unconditional bank guarantee is not always straight forward, depending on the wording of the construction contract which refers to bank guarantees or other security.


US Treasury issues additional guidance on beginning of construction for Section 1603 cash grant program
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • June 30 2010

On June 25, 2010, the US Department of the Treasury (Treasury) released additional guidance for the Section 1603 cash grant program.


What the courts are saying...
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2010

This month we begin with a case that comes from the Court of Appeals for Ohio, Fifth Appellate District.


The answer to bad debt?
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2009

It is becoming an all too familiar scene: the Employer asks a Contractor to build a building; the Contractor builds the building; but the Employer does not pay the Contractor for the building.


Tax incentives for building green
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2009

To encourage green building, Congress over the last several years has enacted a variety of tax incentives.