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HTMLWho Owes What to Whom? Liability and Alternative Project Delivery
Laura J. Stipanowich; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2015, previously published on June 12, 2015
Alternative project delivery methods, such as design-build, are increasingly prevalent in the modern construction industry. Occasionally, the design-build team consists of a constructor that, pursuant to a prime contract with the project owner, is the “single point of responsibility”...

 

HTMLCONCESSION LAW NEWS: GAO Reiterates Its Jurisdiction to Hear Bid Protests Regarding Some NPS Concessions Contracts; but Totally Denies the Protest
Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015
A Government Accountability Office (GAO) bid protest decision issued last week in DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc., reveals that the National Park Service (NPS) is continuing its approach of thumbing its nose at GAO. That is, asserting once again, that GAO does not have jurisdiction over...

 

HTMLSBA Proposed Rules Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program
Stephen J. Kelleher, Steven L. Reed, Alan I. Saltman; Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on February 5, 2015
On February 5, 2015, the Small Business Administration issued proposed rules that would establish a government wide mentor-protégé program for all small business types, including participants in the HUBZone, Women-Owned Small Business and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business...

 

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...