November 23, 2014

Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Zoning News

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The National Law Review is a free resource of legal articles addressing the contractual obligations and disputes arising out of public and private construction projects and commercial real estate transactions. Legal topics include:

• Litigation, arbitration and mediations impacting owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, governmental agencies, lenders, insurers and sureties

• Payment and bidding disputes and lien claims such as: bid protests, contract defaults, construction defects, extra work claims, changed condition claims, delay claims, mechanic's liens and stop notice claims, and homeowner and subdivision claims

• Public works issues such as: entitlements, development rights, permitting and variances

• Disputes involving: prime and subcontracts; design - build, architect - engineer and construction management contracts; and considerations involving industry standard form contracts such as, AIA, AGC or EJDC forms

• State and federal false claims actions and OSHA and Workers' Compensation Issues

Details of actions by state and local governments, and by other governmental agencies as well as mediation and arbitration and civil actions from across the U.S. are added daily.

Date Title Organization
23
Nov
CFTC Proposes to Revise Interpretation on Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
22
Nov
Recent Regulations Prompt Revamped Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Pipeline Cost-Recovery Policy Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
21
Nov
New Employment Rules for Federal Government Contractors Greenberg Traurig, LLP
21
Nov
Residential Homeowner Can Recover Costs of Repairs Even If Greater Than Fair Market Value of House Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
21
Nov
Pennsylvania General Permits For Natural Gas Facilities Air Emissions Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
21
Nov
FERC Orders ISOs (Independent System Operators) to Address Fuel Assurance Issues 149 FERC ¶ 61,145 (2014) Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
20
Nov
Seventh Circuit: Plaintiffs Lacked Standing to Challenge Tax Exemption for Ministerial Rental Allowances McDermott Will & Emery
20
Nov
Bank of America Underwater Mortgage Cases Hit Supreme Court Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
20
Nov
Africa: Realizing the Potential to Become the Breadbasket of the World Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20
Nov
CFTC Proposes Clarification of the Interpretation on Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality Schiff Hardin LLP
20
Nov
Illinois Shooting Ranges Permissible Under Definition of Private Recreation in Zoning Code Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.
20
Nov
Landlord/Tenant Obligations: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow…But Should Someone Else Be Clearing it? McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC
20
Nov
Illinois Appellate Court Reminds Businesses of Potential Limitations in Public Contracts Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C.
20
Nov
State and Local Infrastructure Financing Ballot Initiatives Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
Nov
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Needs Court Order to Seize Control of Private Property Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
19
Nov
Utah Federal Court Finds Endangered Species Act Cannot Regulate Species on Private Lands Within a Single State Beveridge & Diamond PC
18
Nov
The Internet of Things (Part 1): A Brief Introduction for Lawyers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
18
Nov
FAA Can Regulate and Fine Drone Operators, the NTSB Says Covington & Burling LLP
18
Nov
North Carolina Court of Appeals Construes Zoning Provision Excluding All "Unidentified" Uses Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC
18
Nov
Texas Supreme Court Denies Policyholder’s Discovery Regarding Claims Handling Proskauer Rose LLP

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