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|House Small Business Committee Approves Two Bills Designed to Help Small Business Contractors|
Edward T. DeLisle, Maria L. Panichelli; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
April 22, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014 A little over a month ago, Rep. Sam Graves, Chairman of the House Committee on Small Business, introduced a pair of bills designed to increase the participation of small business contractors in federal contracting.
|Messy Solar Construction Litigation Sheds a Little Light on the Intersection of New Jersey Lien Statutes and Public Private Partnership|
Daniel E. Fierstein, Jennifer M. Horn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
April 1, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014A recent case before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey (Morris County Improvement Authority and Somerset County Improvement Authority v. Power Partners Mastec, LLC) involving solar construction has shed light (pun intended) on the complications associated with projects that...
|Want to Appeal a Bid Protest Decision Involving A Maryland State Contract? If New Legislation Becomes Law, You May Have to Pay to Play...|
Jennifer M. Horn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 7, 2014New Proposed Legislation Would Require Bond: If House Bill 1488 becomes law in Maryland, bid protesters of state contracts appealing a decision to the Maryland Board of Contract Appeals would be required to simultaneously submit a “protest appeal bond or other form of acceptable...
|The Differing Site Conditions Clause Is Alive and Well|
Michael H. Payne; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
February 26, 2014, previously published on February 20, 2014Thanks to a recent decision by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in Metcalf vs. U.S., the protection afforded by the Differing Site Conditions clause has been reaffirmed. Although the Court primarily addressed the requirement that federal agencies must demonstrate good faith and fair...
|Maryland Shortlists Teams on Purple Line P3 Rail Project|
Jason C. Tomasulo; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
January 30, 2014, previously published on January 17, 2014The Maryland Department of Transportation/Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT/MTA) recently announced that four of the six teams that submitted qualification statements will be permitted to submit proposals to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain the Purple Line light rail public private...
|Pennsylvania Issues Request for Qualifications for Rapid Bridge Replacement P3|
Anthony L. Byler, Jason C. Tomasulo; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
January 15, 2014, previously published on January 10, 2014In the wake of the significant transportation funding legislation passed at the end of November 2013, Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation wasted no time issuing a request for qualifications (“RFQ”), seeking statements of qualifications from potential concessionaires to...
|New Permitting and Licensure Requirements Take Effect in Philadelphia|
Daniel E. Fierstein, Catherine Nguyen; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 06, 2014As we reflect upon the past year, few in the Delaware Valley will forget the fateful day in June when a building located at 22nd and Market Streets collapsed in the midst of demolition work performed by contractor Griffin Campbell, which claimed six lives. In an effort to improve safety and prevent...
|Renewable Energy Construction: Moving into Federal Buildings|
Lori Wisniewski Azzara, Jennifer Budd, Lane F. Kelman; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 20, 2013In recent years, concepts such as “green construction” and “renewable energy” seem to have become almost commonplace. In what is perhaps an effort to lead the world by example in these areas, President Barack Obama recently issued a Presidential Memorandum that calls upon...
|Home Inspector Liability: Home Owners Should Inspect Their Inspectors and Their Contracts|
Jennifer M. Horn, Matthew G. Tom; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 13, 2013Owning a home can be an immensely rewarding experience, the keystone of the American Dream. Buying a home, however, can be an immensely complicated experience fraught with risks. Before taking the plunge into homeownership, it is important for a prospective home owner to engage a qualified home...
|A New Rule Designed to Assist Small Business Subcontractors|
Edward T. DeLisle, Amy M. Kirby; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
December 2, 2013, previously published on November 27, 2013On November 25th, the DOD, GSA and NASA issued a final rule incorporating a new clause into the FAR regarding accelerated payments to small business subcontractors on Government projects. The new rule, which takes effect December 26, 2013, requires large business prime contractors receiving...