Legal Articles: Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

 







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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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

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.

 

HTMLMaryland's First P3 Project after Recent Legislation: $2.2 billion "Purple Line" Light Rail Project
Jason C. Tomasulo; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 13, 2013, previously published on August 9, 2013
As our readership knows, states are increasingly looking to public-private partnerships as a means of construction and development. Maryland is one such state. We previously reported that Maryland had revised its existing public private partnership (“P3”) law to encourage...

 

HTMLJames Gandolfini's Will and Lessons for the Rest of Us
Wayne C. Buckwalter; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2013, previously published on August 1, 2013
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini at the young age of 51 has sparked national interest about the will of the man who made Tony Soprano a household name. The problems it caused remind us about taxes, how to provide for family in a sensible manner and the benefit of efficient practical estate...

 

HTMLContinuing Government Focus on Fraud Might Lead to Significant Changes in Suspension and Debarment Procedures
Maria L. Panichelli, Michael H. Payne; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 2, 2013, previously published on July 31, 2013
Suspension and debarment procedures have been a hot topic in recent years, and it appears that the issue will remain a focus of congressional debate for the rest of this year as well. On June 12, 2013, Congress heard testimony on the state of the federal government’s suspension and debarment...

 

HTMLInherited IRA Rules - What You Don't Know Will Cost You
Wayne C. Buckwalter; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2013, previously published on July 25, 2013
People who are named as IRA beneficiaries are often unfamiliar with the IRS rules to apply to taxable distributions following the death of the account owner. The rules differ dramatically for spouse and non spouse beneficiaries. A spouse beneficiary may simply roll over the IRA tax free into an IRA...

 

HTMLTermination for Default as a Weapon
Michael H. Payne; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2013, previously published on July 25, 2013
There is no doubt that the government has the right, and even the responsibility, to terminate a contract completely or partially for default “if the contractor fails to (a) make delivery of the supplies or perform the services within the time specified in the contract, (b) perform any other...

 

HTMLFourth Circuit Drastically Extends Statute of Limitations for False Claims Act Actions - Contractors Appeal to Supreme Court
Maria L. Panichelli, Michael H. Payne; Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2013, previously published on July 29, 2013
The False Claims Act (“FCA”) is a law that contractors must take very seriously. What many contractors fail to realize is that the reach of the FCA goes beyond the filing of fraudulent contract claims. In fact, it seems as though the government is actually searching to find new and...

 


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