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Legal Developments In Construction Law - April 2019
A company director of an offshore company dealt with the appointment of an architect for works to the company's London property.
United States
14 May 2019
Legal Developments In Construction Law - March 2019
In calculating the sum due in an adjudication, the adjudicator made a mistake.
United States
9 Apr 2019
US Department Of Justice Sharpens Its Focus On Foreign Lobbying And Influence
Two recent steps by the Department of Justice ("DOJ") demonstrate a new commitment to enforcing the Foreign Agents Registration Act ("FARA").
United States
21 Mar 2019
The Public-Private Partnership Infrastructure Exception To The Internal Revenue Code Section 163(J) Interest Deduction Limitation
On November 26, 2018, the US IRS released an advance version of Revenue Procedure 2018-59, which would allow taxpayers providing certain infrastructure-related services in public-private partnerships to avoid...
United States
28 Jan 2019
2018 US Midterm Elections: Implications For Business
The results of the US midterm elections will have implications for how business gets done in Washington during the next two years.
United States
14 Nov 2018
Global Directions: Mobility Trends In Mid-October 2018
US, Mexican, and Canadian leaders have reached an agreement on a new trade deal, the US- Mexico-Canada Agreement ("USMCA").
18 Oct 2018
The "New NAFTA" And Its Revised Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Ending with final bilateral negotiations between the US president and the Canadian prime minister that concluded September 30, the United States, Canada and Mexico have reached agreement...
United States
10 Oct 2018
House Act Would Expand Investment Opportunities For REITs
On September 6, 2018, House Committee on Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling and Representative John Delaney released a discussion draft of the Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act (the "Act").
United States
3 Oct 2018
New Jersey Joins The US East Coast Offshore Wind Race: Announces Procurement Of 1,100 MW Of Offshore Wind Capacity
Not to be left out following recent similar actions by New York and Massachusetts, on September 17, 2018, New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities unanimously approved an order opening an application window ...
United States
1 Oct 2018
Federal Circuit Rules On Basis For Energy Projects In Alta Wind
We have published our Legal Update on the Federal Circuit's opinion in the Alta Wind case involving the calculation of eligible basis for 1603 Treasury cash grant purposes.
United States
11 Sep 2018
Mexico Telecommunications: Red Troncal Project Bid Update
We understand that during mid-June, the final bidding guidelines are scheduled to be released for Mexico's telecommunications backbone network (Red Troncal) project ...
6 Jun 2018
The RAND Bid Protest Study Performed Pursuant To The 2017 NDAA Fails To Support The Pentagon's Desired Restrictions On Contractors' Ability To Challenge Agency Procurement Decisions
Large contractors are not clogging up the Government's procurement system by filing a disproportionately large numbers of bid protests.
United States
9 Jan 2018
Supreme Court Docket Report - October 16, 2017
Stored Communications Act—Extraterritorial Application; Sherman Act—Rule of Reason
United States
17 Oct 2017
Foreign Ownership Of Federally Leased Property To Draw New Scrutiny
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report that calls attention to the prevalence of foreign ownership of office space and other real property leased to the federal government.
United States
14 Feb 2017
DoD Effectively Recognizes That Issues With Its New IR&D "Technical Interchange" Rule Are More Significant Than Previously Acknowledged
Although the Memorandum addresses certain issues arising out of the IR&D Rule, it remains to be seen whether contractors will encounter different types of problems as the Rule is implemented.
United States
11 Jan 2017
Federal Court Repudiates the Most Significant Provisions of the New DOL Rules
On October 24, 2016, a federal district court in Texas issued a preliminary injunction in a case called Associated Builders & Contractors, et al. v. Rung, in which it halted implementation of the most controversial aspects of the newly-minted "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" FAR rule ..
United States
28 Oct 2016
Substantial New Rules Implementing "Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces" Executive Order Create Risks For Contractors And Subcontractors
On August 25, 2016, DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule amending the FAR to implement President Obama's Executive Order on "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces".
United States
9 Sep 2016
Substantial New Rules Implementing "Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces" E.O. Create Risks For Contractors And Subcontractors
On Thursday, August 25, 2016, the US government issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement President Obama's Executive Order on "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces."
United States
9 Sep 2016
Federal Circuit Finds ASBCA had Jurisdiction over a Government Affirmative Defense of Fraud—Which the Court Also Characterized as a Defense of Prior Material Breach— ...
The Federal Circuit recently affirmed the ASBCA's grant of summary judgment to the Government based on the Government's affirmative defense that the court described both as a defense of fraud and a defense of prior material breach.
United States
28 Jul 2016
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