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Volume 5, Issue 3 – June 2019

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Volume 5, Issue 4 – July 2019

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Volume 5, Issue 5 – August 2019

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Waiving Consequential Damages—What Could Go Wrong?

You are inexcusably late with construction of a football stadium, a casino, or similar project that generates large income for the owner. The indirect damages, often referred to as consequential…

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What Constitutes an Emergency in Public Contracts?

By: Marion T. Hack and Christine Z. Fan, Pepper Hamilton LLP In recent years, California has experienced the worst wildfires in its history, devastating the state and setting record-breaking highs.…

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When is it OK to Say “No”? The Duty to Proceed and Right to Stop Work

By: Brian S. Wood, Partner, Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP At some point, virtually every contractor and subcontractor will face the situation of being directed to proceed with the performance…

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When Subcontractors Sue Only the Surety on Payment Bond and Tips for General Contractors

By: Ira M. Schulman, Partner, and Emily D. Anderson, Associate, Pepper Hamilton LLP Payment bonds have been a staple of public construction projects since 1874, when the U.S. Congress first…

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