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HTMLPA's Right to Know Law: An Overlooked Weapon On Public Construction Projects
Jennifer M. Horn; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
October 15, 2013, previously published on October 11, 2013
The phrase “knowledge is power,” like most clichés, proves true more often than not - especially on construction projects where the status and amount of payments, terms of written agreements, and the content of project documents are key. On public construction projects in...

 

HTMLABA Forum on the Construction Industry Fall Meeting Delivers on Public-Private Partnerships
Jason C. Tomasulo; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
October 8, 2013, previously published on October 3, 2013
Last week, the construction law section of the American Bar Association held its annual Fall Meeting. The program, held in Washington, DC, was entitled “Capital Projects: P3s, Design-Build, and Beyond.” The ABA Forum on the Construction Industry presented a well-run, compelling program...

 

HTMLBest Options To Give Financial Help to Family and Friends
Wayne C. Buckwalter; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2013, previously published on September 18, 2013
Many people are feeling pretty pessimistic about their finances and are wondering how they're going to pay their bills. Their situation may be due to layoffs or stock market fluctuations among other things.

 

HTMLRecent New Jersey Supreme Court Case Drastically Affects Mediation: What You Need to Know
Anthony L. Byler, Kathleen M. Morley; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2013, previously published on September 13, 2013
In the construction industry, mediation has become an extremely popular vehicle for resolving disputes that develop during and after projects. It is particularly appealing because (i) it can provide an early opportunity for the parties to resolve a case in lieu of more protracted and expensive...

 

HTMLNew SBA Rule Imposes Severe Penalties for Misrepresenting Size Status
Edward T. DeLisle, Maria L. Panichelli; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2013, previously published on September 6, 2013
On June 28, 2013, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a Final Rule relating to the penalties involved when a contractor misrepresents its small business size status. While the current regulations provide that a contractor might suffer certain penalties for “knowingly...

 

HTMLWhatever it Takes? School District of Philadelphia Sues Dozens of its Architecture and Design Professionals
Daniel E. Fierstein, Lane F. Kelman; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2013, previously published on September 6, 2013
As schools across the country open, most people in the Delaware Valley are well aware of the School District of Philadelphia’s financial woes. As the School District considers measures to help close its massive budget deficit, it has recently begun to take legal action that is particularly...

 

HTMLRidge Flats, By Onion Flats, Sets the Mark for Sustainable Development in the Philadelphia Area
Jennifer Budd, Lane F. Kelman; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2013, previously published on August 23, 2013
Two weeks ago, the East Falls Pennsylvania Zoning Board approved the construction of Ridge Flats at 4300 Ridge Avenue in East Falls-a project proposed by developer and design-builder Onion Flats.

 

HTMLFinal Rule Imposes New Small Business Subcontracting Obligations on Large Business Prime Contractors
Maria L. Panichelli, Michael H. Payne; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2013, previously published on August 20, 2013
On August 15, 2013, the SBA put into effect a long-awaited Final Rule (Federal Register Volume 78, Number 136 (Tuesday, July 16, 2013)) designed to help small business subcontractors. The Final Rule, which implements policies set forth in the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, provides for several...

 

HTMLProposed Change Past Performance Assessment System - Is it Fair?
Maria L. Panichelli, Michael H. Payne; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 22, 2013, previously published on August 19, 2013
On August 7, 2013, the DoD, GSA, and NASA proposed a rule (78 FR 48123) that would amend the FAR to significantly alter the past performance evaluation and assessment process. Specifically, the rule would cut in half the time that contractors have to comment on their own performance evaluations. It...

 

HTMLAre Apps Taking Over the Construction Industry?
Jennifer M. Horn, Robert John O'Brien; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2013, previously published on August 14, 2013
Loyal readers will recall our previous discussion regarding the prevalence of tablets and iPads on construction project sites. As the industry becomes increasingly connected, user-friendly apps for mobile devices are changing the way contractors perform their work on a daily basis.

 


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