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March 9, 2017

The Byzantine “Right to Repair Act” Has Another Day in Court

It has been almost 15 years since the Right to Repair Act (“The Act”) became law. Nonetheless, there are not as many judicial opinions interpreting the Act as one might think. At the close of 2016 a new opinion was published. The Act sets forth a lengthy list of building standards which are meant to […]

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January 2, 2017

New California Employment Laws in 2017

With a new year having dawned, it’s time to ensure that your company complies with the new California employment laws that went into effect on January 1, 2017.  Several of these laws are briefly summarized below: ●          Employers May Not Consider Juvenile Crime Records in Hiring Assembly Bill No. 1843 amends the California Labor Code […]

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May 25, 2016

Project Contract Variations: Mitigating Risks of Cost Overruns, Scope Creep and Breaches in Delivery Obligations

Project Contract Variations: Mitigating Risks of Cost Overruns, Scope Creep and Breaches in Delivery Obligations Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A Conducted on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Recorded event now available This CLE webinar will address the cost, delivery and other commercial risks inherent in drafting and executing change provisions in a complex […]

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April 19, 2016

Avoiding Prompt Payment Penalties Just Got A Little Harder

By Wahid Guirguis Typically, the law treats the failure to pay as a straight-forward breach of contract. But to prevent contractors and subcontractors from becoming the unwitting financiers of construction projects, California enacted a series of laws known as the Prompt Payment Statutes. The Prompt Payment Statutes allow contractors and subcontractors to recover monetary penalties […]

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April 18, 2016

Avoiding Prompt Payment Penalties Just Got A Little Harder

by Wahid Guirguis Typically, the law treats the failure to pay as a straight-forward breach of contract. But to prevent contractors and subcontractors from becoming the unwitting financiers of construction projects, California enacted a series of laws known as the Prompt Payment Statutes. The Prompt Payment Statutes allow contractors and subcontractors to recover monetary penalties […]

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February 17, 2016

Serving Your 20-Day Preliminary Notice: Court Finds There Is (A Little) Room For Error

Serving Your 20-Day Preliminary Notice – Court Finds There Is (A Little) Room For Error By Jennifer Tung, Esq. It has long been understood that the “mechanics” of California’s mechanic’s lien laws require precision and often perfection. Recently, however, the California Court of Appeal issued a narrow ruling that perfection in serving a 20-day preliminary […]

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