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HTMLLicensing Challenges for Multi-State Design Practices
Kathleen Hsu; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 18, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
Architects and engineers typically contract to provide professional design services in a number of states and are, therefore, subject to each state’s licensure laws. It is important for design professionals to be aware of state-specific differences in licensing before entering into contracts...

 

HTMLA New Wrinkle to Leasehold Surrender Interest? Concessioner Asserts that LSI Includes Intangible Assets Such as Trademarks
Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 13, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
The incumbent concessioner at Yosemite National Park, Delaware North Parks and Resorts at Yosemite (DNC Yosemite), has indicated publically that the Leasehold Surrender Interest which would be due it from a new concessioner awarded the Yosemite contract includes a $51 million component for the...

 

HTMLSBA Proposes Rules Affecting Small Business Set Aside Contracts and Subcontracting
Stephen J. Kelleher, Thomas J. Kelleher, Steven L. Reed, Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 13, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015
On December 29, 2014, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued proposed rules which, if implemented, will change regulations and implement provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA), impacting small business subcontracting, joint ventures, affiliation, and set aside...

 

Adobe PDFExecutive Order 13658 - Implements Regulations Establishing a Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors
Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2014
On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed a 5 page Executive Order (EO) that, among other things, will affect the minimum wages that must be paid under a number of agreements with the federal government that have previously not been subject to special rules on minimum wages.

 

HTMLNew Effort to Increase Competition at the Grand Canyon
Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2015
Over the decades that Xanterra and its predecessors have held the contract at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, it built up a Leasehold Surrender Interest of some $200 million which it would, of course, be entitled to collect from any new contractor that the Park Service might select when the...

 

HTMLState Payment Bond Statutes: Navigating "Little Miller Acts"
Stephen J. Kelleher; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Contractors working on public contracts may perform for a number of public owners across a variety of jurisdictions. While it is always prudent for a contractor to know the contractual requirements of each jurisdiction, it is even more important to do so when crossing state lines. All states have...

 

HTMLPublic Policy Limitations on Indemnity for Sole or Partial Negligence
Stephen J. Kelleher; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 18, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
Contractors often develop standard contracts for use on a variety of projects, tailored most often to the demands and particular needs of the owner and the project involved. Often these standard contracts include indemnification provisions that require the subcontractor to indemnify the general...

 

HTMLSBA Increases Small Business Size Standards for Construction
Stephen J. Kelleher, Steven L. Reed, Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 19, 2014
In an interim rule published June 12, 2014, effective July 14, 2014, the Small Business Administration has updated its revenue based size standards for small businesses. Citing the need to adjust the size standards due to inflation at least once every five years, SBA made the first adjustment to...

 

HTMLFailure to Comply with the Service Contract Act Leads to Three Year Debarment of Forest Service Contractor
Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
In last month's edition of Legal Briefs for the Timber Industry, we reiterated the fact that holders of Integrated Resource Service Contracts (IRSCs) like all service contractors are legally required to ensure that all covered employees that work on the contract (including employees of...