Common Sense Contract Law
- January 21, 2015
- No Harm, No Foul? - Penalties for Noncompliance When Performing Construction in a Foreign JursisdictionDecember 31, 2014
News & Announcements
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 contracts. These proposed rules will have significant impact on the operations of small businesses in the federal market. Comments to these rules are to be submitted to SBA by February 27, 2015.January 14, 2015
- CONCESSION LAW NEWS: A New Wrinkle to Leasehold Surrender Interest? Concessioner Asserts that LSI Includes Intangible Assets Such as Trademarks
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 trademarks associated with its current contract.January 14, 2015
Seminars & Events
Jim Butler will present "Things Not to Do When Practicing in a Foreign Jurisdiction" at the ABA Forum on Construction Law, Mid-Winter Meeting to be held January 29-30, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Smith, Currie & Hancock's 2015 Construction Industry Update Conference will be held on February 26-27, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.