March 16, 2023
Pay-if-paid and pay-when-paid provisions and their legal effect can have critical consequences for contractors on construction projects when an owner becomes insolvent or fails to pay a general contractor. The way these provisions are interpreted and applied differently in some jurisdictions will be discussed together with caselaw and recent legislation prohibiting or limiting the effect of such…
July 18, 2022
In this article, written by our Danielle Waltz and William Lewis, a closer look at the impact of the worker shortage is examined. They also caution employers to be mindful of legal ramifications when facing the current shortfalls. Click the link below for the article.
((This article originally appeared in the July 2022 issue of Modern Contractor…
May 30, 2019
Investments are now coming into federal “Opportunity Zones.” The Opportunity Zone program, ushered in by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, allows various benefits for investors who reinvest capital gains in these federally designated zones throughout the country. The effect (in theory) is that investment will flow into these areas, which are typically low-income or underutilized, and new projects and…
March 7, 2019
“The coldest weather in a generation.” CBS Evening News (January 30, 2019)i. It is said that the only things in life that are certain are death and taxes – but if you are a construction contractor, or an owner with a tight completion schedule, add to that “bad weather.”
However, cold temperatures and other severe, bad weather do not necessarily entitle the contractor to a time extension. What’s in…
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