Legal Articles: Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation

 







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Adobe PDFThe District of Columbia’s Newly Enacted Public-Private Partnership Act of 2013 (P3 Act) Establishes a Clear Procurement Process and Makes D.C. a Viable Market for Investors, Developers and Contractors Interested in Public-Private Partnership Projects.
Michael Cox, Frank M. Rapoport, Michael C. Zisa; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
April 24, 2015, previously published on March 2015
As of March 11, 2015, a bill intended to expand opportunities for Public-Private Partnerships in the District of Columbia is now law. While public-private partnerships are not entirely new to D.C., they have been limited in number by a lack of regulatory guidance. The P3 Act is intended to...

 

Adobe PDFIt’s About Time: NY’s Public Authorities Law §1744 (2) Is Amended to Provide That A Notice Of Claim Must Be Filed After the Claim is Denied
Richard R. Volack, Charles E. Williams; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015
For years, the New York City School Construction Authority has denied numerous contractors the opportunity to recover sums due and owing for work performed because they failed to file a formal notice of claim within 90 days of when their damages were ascertainable, even if they didn’t know...

 

Adobe PDFProposed Amendments to Chapter 558, Florida Statutes
K. Stefan Chin; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015
The Associated General Contractors of America (“AGC”) will be seeking passage of a bill in 2015 which amends Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, Florida’s “Notice and Opportunity to Cure” statute.

 

Adobe PDFConstruction Manager More at Risk?
Warren E. Friedman; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
Legal Alert/Article
December 12, 2014, previously published on November 2014
The Massachusetts Superior Court issued an opinion this summer which expands the risk of doing business as a Construction Manager At-Risk (“CM@R”). That Massachusetts trial court ruled, in what it determined was a matter of fi rst impression, that a CM@R could not sue an owner for...

 

Adobe PDFNew Executive Order Will Require Contractors to Disclose Labor Violations
Lori Ann Lange; Peckar & Abramson, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 2014
As part of his Year of Action, on July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Executive Order will require contractors who are bidding on federal government contracts in excess of $500,000 to disclose their federal and state labor law violations, as...

 

Adobe PDFMaryland Federal Court Rules That An Arbitration Provision In A Construction Contract Giving Only One Party The Right To Select Arbitration Is Unenforceable
Michael C. Zisa; Peckar & Abramson, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 27, 2014
In a recent United States District Court for the District of Maryland decision, U.S. ex rel. Birckhead Electric, Inc. v. James W. Ancel, Inc., 2014 WL 2574529 (D. Md. June 5, 2014), the Court found that an arbitration provision in a construction contract that binds only one party is unenforceable....