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Talking Tax - Issue 89
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, USA
  • August 11 2017

On 3 August 2017, the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) in Academy Cleaning & Security Pty Ltd v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation 2017 FCA 875

Six-Month Statute of Limitations in Subcontract Was Enforceable
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • July 1 2017

Contracts sometimes include a limitations period for pursuing claims. A New York appellate court has held that a six-month contract limitations

Why understanding economic loss doctrine is critical for construction professionals
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

The economic loss doctrine is widely misunderstood and often misapplied. At its most basic, the premise of the doctrine is that a party cannot recover

Call to Action: Support Construction Statute of Repose Bill
  • GrayRobinson PA
  • USA
  • April 3 2017

Everyone in Florida's construction industry should be aware of and voice their support for Florida Senate Bill 204 and its counterpart, House Bill

The importance of clear contract terms
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • USA
  • February 6 2017

Many legal battles in the construction industry revolve around contract interpretation disputes. Care in contract drafting is a valuable way to avoid

Pursuing a Performance Bond? Follow the Terms of the Bond
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • December 15 2016

A contractor seeking almost $1 million in claimed cost overruns against a subcontractor’s bond has been reminded that the bond terms must be followed

A Flimsy Facade Provides No Shelter: Personal Liability and the Project Architect - What is Meant by "Piercing the Corporate Veil?"
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • June 21 2016

As a legal precept, officers andor shareholders of a corporation cannot be liable to third parties for the acts of the corporation, which is an

General Partner’s President and Guarantor owes nothing to Limited Partnership after Foreclosure
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

Resolving important issues of appellate jurisdiction as well as substantive issues of fiduciary relationships and guaranty agreements, the Dallas

Ohio appellate court upholds waiver of claims clauses
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

An Ohio appellate court recently held that by failing to comply with contractual notice requirements, a contractor waived its right to bring claims

The Contract Isn’t Signed, a Few Issues Remain, the Work is Done; Now What?
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Lawyers hate this question. A contractor and subcontractor, having gone back and forth on a few contract terms while the sub is performing work