Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
The impact of Trump's tariffs on the construction industry cannot be understated. Make sure your construction and real estate contracts are protected from the volatility sweeping through the industry.
Eric B. Smith
How the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act (CASPA) can radically change the stakes of how you build. Learn what CASPA means for your construction projects and contract disputes.
Robert M. Steeg
In Dufrene vs. Murphy Appraisal Services, LLC, contract rights and real estate law pose an interesting problem.
Steven M. Charney
This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution.
Fortunately, for procuring authorities, process contracts can generally be excluded with a well-drafted exclusion clause in the tender.
Tariffs against China on construction materials are capricious, unpredictable, and often spectacularly ill-timed. How can the industry prepare?
Some franchisors do not fully appreciate the importance of record-keeping during the negotiation stage, but as the Guirguis family discovered, this might be the most crucial step until opening day.
The Russian courts are, with increasing frequency, upholding challenges brought by real estate owners who are indignant about unfair cadastral valuations placed on their immovable property.
Martin C. Brook
The Michigan Supreme Court, in a 2002 case, has commented that a “cent or a pepper corn, in legal estimation, would constitute a valuable consideration.” Essentially, this means that courts refrain from evaluating the quality of the deal, i.e., whether it was good or bad for one party.
"The biggest challenge here is to master the complexity and sophistication of the French construction law."
Robert M. Steeg
The Louisiana state Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's recent ruling could spell big things for written arguments in the future.
The gig economy is here to stay. Here's how to manage.
Kerri L. Barsh
The ability to move a water treatment plant closer to the populations that the plant would serve and then re-locate that facility to another location as demographics change or in the event of a natural disaster could prove invaluable.
Roy D. Oppenheim
Political pressures between the United States and China have led to a trade war and tariffs on aluminum and steel, which are driving up the cost of construction back home.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
Victorian courts have long been reluctant to disrupt the status quo when it comes to appointing expert referees in proceedings. But a recent decision by a Supreme Court of Victoria judge in Construction Engineering could signal a shift in the court’s attitude to appointing expert referees in complex or technical cases.
Public Stadium Projects - Can They Be Made Into Economic Champions or Will They Always be Wooden Spooners?
Developing stadiums has numerous social and economic benefits that can be long-term and wide-ranging. But how can stadiums be developed given the current uncertainty of funding?
Patrick Monahan and Andrew Tulloch talk about their work with Colin Biggers & Paisley.
Baltimore’s Rosie the Lawyer initiative offers high school girls an insider’s look at the law.
On 23 March 2016, the Turnbull Government announced the establishment of a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund (CEIF) to provide debt and equity funding for clean energy projects.
Russia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree for Real Estate Law
Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law
The president of Ackert Inc. offers his insights on business development to Best Lawyers following the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference.
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