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Construction Law Update 2018

By Neal J. Sweeney
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Overview

For the past twenty-six years, legal and business professionals in the construction law industry have eagerly anticipated the annual release of this best-selling guide. The Construction Law Update chronicles and communicates changes in the construction law industry. Comprised of twelve informative chapters -- each written by an expert or experts in the field -- the 2018 Edition offers these contributing authors' timely, practical analysis on many current issues in the construction law industry.

Construction Law Update brings you up-to-date with new developments impacting six major geographical regions of the United States: Southeast, Northeast, Southwest, West, Northwest, and Midwest.

You'll discover what's happening in vital areas like:

  • Developments in federal contracting
  • Licensing laws
  • Current standards under OSHA
  • Surety bonds, indemnity claims and defenses
  • The impact of cybersecurity and cyber threats on construction
  • International arbitration in international construction projects
  • And more!

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Previous Edition: Construction Law Update 2017, ISBN: 9781454884156

Last Updated 05/22/2018
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. NEW AIA CONTRACT DOCUMENTS - Jeffrey R. Blease, Lisa F. Glahn and C. Ryan Maloney

  • 1.01 Introduction
  • 1.02 What Has Changed: Surprisingly Little.
  • 1.03 What Should Have Changed: How Document Neutrality Stagnates Progress
  • 1.04 Conclusion

Chapter 2. 2017 DEVELOPMENTS IN DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION LAW - Chad V. Theriot and Jonathan Taunton

  • 2.01 Introduction
  • 2.02 Arbitration Developments in Domestic Construction Law
  • 2.03 Arbitration Developments in International Construction Law

Chapter 3. CONSTRUCTION INSURANCE UPDATE Michael C. Drew

  • 3.01 Introduction
  • 3.02 Recent Developments in the Law Relating to Additional Insured Coverage
  • 3.03 Altman Contractors, Inc. – The Latest Development in the Ongoing Debate Over Statutory ADR Requirements

Chapter 4. NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN SURETY LAW: PAYMENT, PERFORMANCE AND INDEMNITY - Richard J. Storrs and Joseph H. Wolenski

  • 4.01 Introduction
  • 4.02 Performance Bonds
  • 4.03 Payment Bond Claims
  • 4.04 Indemnity

Chapter 5. LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT - Patrick J. Veters, Michael A. Foley

  • 5.01 Introduction
  • 5.02 OSH Act Legal Update
  • 5.03 OSHA Case Decisions

Chapter 6. GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS - Tyler P. Scarbrough, William E. Underwood

  • 6.01 Introduction
  • 6.02 Issues Arising Under the Contract Disputes Act
  • 6.03 “Implied Certification” Theory in False Claims Act Litigation
  • 6.04 Bid Protest Issues
  • 6.05 Recent Federal Regulations

Chapter 7. SOUTHEAST REGION: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia -Jennifer S. Lowndes, Adam Stone, William J. Shaughnessy, Kaytie M. Pickett

  • 7.01 Introduction
  • 7.02 Insurance
  • 7.03 Liens
  • 7.04 Statutes of Limitation and Repose
  • 7.05 Kentucky Fairness in Construction Act
  • 7.06 Illegal Contracts
  • 7.07 Performance Bonds
  • 7.08 Merger Clauses
  • 7.09 Personal Jurisdiction – Minimum Contacts
  • 7.10 Arbitration

Chapter 8. NORTHEAST REGION: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont,
Virgin Islands
 - Stanley A. Martin

  • 8.01 Introduction
  • 8.02 Public Construction and Statutory Issues
  • 8.03 Contract Interpretation and Enforcement
  • 8.04 Subcontractor Liens are Included in Prime Contractor’s Lien
  • 8.05 Insurance
  • 8.06 Arbitration
  • 8.07 No-Damage-For-Delay Clause did not Bar Acceleration and Inefficiency Claim
  • 8.08 Six-Month Statute of Limitations in Subcontract was Enforceable

Chapter 9. NORTHWEST REGION: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon,
South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming
 – Diane C. Utz, Esq.

  • 9.01 Alaska
  • 9.02 Idaho
  • 9.03 Montana
  • 9.04 Nebraska
  • 9.05 North Dakota
  • 9.06 Oregon
  • 9.07 South Dakota
  • 9.08 Washington
  • 9.09 Wyoming

Chapter 10. MIDWEST REGION: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin - David P. Muth, Kevin M. Long, Charles E. Harper, Eric van Schyndle, Edward Salanga, Michael McCanse, Natalie Thomas, Kenneth Haney, Coree E. Neumeyer, Hunter DeKoninck

  • 10.01 Illinois
  • 10.02 Indiana
  • 10.03 Iowa
  • 10.04 Michigan
  • 10.05 Minnesota
  • 10.06 Missouri
  • 10.07 Ohio
  • 10.08 Wisconsin

Chapter 11. SOUTHWEST REGION: Arizina, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Nevada,
New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas - Stephen T. Miller, C. Veronica Rivas, Tiffany C. Raush

  • 11.01 Introduction
  • 11.02 Lien Law
  • 11.03 Substantial Completion and Statutes of Repose
  • 11.04 Prompt Payment Statutes
  • 11.05 Interpreting Construction Contracts
  • 11.06 Arbitrating Construction Contracts

Chapter 12. WEST REGION: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah - Henry C. Bangert, Bret R. Gunnell, Mary Kay Monville, Diane C. Utz, Joseph A. Whitehead

  • 12.01 Introduction
  • 12.02 Indemnity
  • 12.03 Warranties
  • 12.04 Insurance Law
  • 12.05 Statutes of Limitations and Repose
  • 12.06 Arbitration
  • 12.07 Lien Law
  • 12.08 Standing
  • 12.09 Economic Loss Rule
  • 12.10 Admissibility of Expert Testimony

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