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|Construction Status Report Filed for Corpus Christi LNG Project|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
August 27, 2015, previously published on August 26, 2015Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC has filed a report with FERC on the status of construction of its LNG export terminal near Corpus Christi, Texas through July 2015. The report states that engineering has progressed to 71.9%, procurement has progressed to 25.9%, subcontract and direct hire...
|A Word of Caution to Design-Builders|
Ashley G. Moss; Vandeventer Black LLP;
August 25, 2015, previously published on August 2015The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (“DPOR”) licenses professional contractors, engineers, and architects in Virginia and punishes those who violate licensure laws. Although sometimes overlooked, businesses that provide professional services must also be...
|FERC to Prepare Environmental Assessment for Freeport LNG Train 4 Project|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
August 21, 2015, previously published on August 20, 2015FERC has issued a notice of its intent to prepare an environmental assessment (EA) for Freeport LNG Development, L.P.’s proposal to add a fourth liquefaction train (Train 4 Project) at its LNG export terminal currently under construction on Quintana Island in Brazoria County, Texas. The Train...
|Supreme Court Takes on Housing Discrimination|
Christopher A. Roach; Adams and Reese LLP;
August 20, 2015, previously published on August 17, 2015The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that certain actions that adversely affect minorities in poor neighborhoods violate the Fair Housing Act (FHA), even if there is no proof that discrimination was intentional. In a 5-4 decision, the Court formally recognized the availability of “disparate...
|Breathing Room: The Alberta Court of Appeal Addresses the New Limitation Period for Third-Party Claims|
Christopher Petrucci; Bennett Jones LLP;
August 20, 2015, previously published on August 13, 2015The limitation period for a defendant seeking contribution from a third party has changed. In last month's Alberta Court of Appeal decision of Whitecourt Power Limited Partnership v Elliott Turbomachinery Canada Inc., 2015 ABCA 252 (Whitecourt Power), the Court interpreted a recent amendment to the...
|Active Settlement Construction, The Mediation Society|
August 18, 2015, previously published on September 2012Active Settlement Construction
|Recent Revisions to AAA Rules|
Brett M. Saunders; Vandeventer Black LLP;
August 13, 2015, previously published on August 2015Think about the last major construction project you or your company was involved in. Chances are, that project was being performed under a contract that contained an arbitration clause. These clauses require disputes to be resolved through binding arbitration, instead of traditional litigation, and...
|Payment by Installments for Changing Permitted Use of Land in Moscow Possible|
Elena Stepanova; Capital Legal Services;
August 13, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015Currently, changing the permitted use of privately owned land to another permitted use allowing construction and/or reconstruction of the capital facilities is performed in Moscow on a paid basis according to the general rule.
|Do the Right Thing - Construction of Wills in California|
Geoffrey Kertesz; Withers Bergman LLP;
August 7, 2015, previously published on August 4, 2015A homemade handwritten will. No witnesses. An estate potentially going to charity over family members. The probate litigation trifecta? Or an opportunity for the California Supreme Court to do the right thing?
|New Laws Affecting Construction|
James R. Harvey; Vandeventer Black LLP;
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 2015Senate Bill 891 changes Virginia law and now prohibits any attempt to have a subcontractor or supplier waive or diminish its payment bond claim rights or right to assert contractual claims for demonstrated additional costs prior to providing any labor, services, or materials. This makes agreements...