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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!

Previous Edition: Construction Law Update 2017, ISBN: 9781454884156

Last Updated 05/07/2018
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454899440
SKU 10046577-0003
Table of Contents

Chapter 1. INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION UNDER THE 2012 ICC ARBITRATION RULES AS AMENDED EFFECTIVE 1 MARCH 2017 - John B. Tieder, Jr.

  • § 1.01 Introduction and Synopsis
  • § 1.02 Why International Arbitration?
  • § 1.03 Arbitral Administrative Bodies
  • § 1.04 The International Chamber of Commerce and the Services It Provides
  • § 1.05 The Arbitration Process
  • § 1.06 Suggestions as to the Drafting of an ICC Arbitration Clause
  • § 1.07 Conclusion

Chapter 2. LICENSING LAWS: TRAPS FOR UNWARY CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS - Daniel D. McMillan, Jeffrey B. Kirzner

  • § 2.01 Introduction
  • § 2.02 California’s Contractor State Licensing Law
  • § 2.03 Licensing Laws in Other Jurisdictions
  • § 2.04 Potential Traps for Contractors and Subcontractors
  • § 2.05 Conclusion

Chapter 3. TECHNOLOGY AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: CYBER SECURITY,
CYBER THREATS AND DRONES 
Ian M. Goldrich

  • § 3.01 Introduction
  • § 3.02 Drones
  • § 3.03 Cybersecurity for Federal Contractors

Chapter 4. UPDATE ON SURETY LAW - Richard J. Storrs

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

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 Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split—Recognizes “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 - Neal J. Sweeney, Jennifer S. Lowndes, William J. Shaughnessy

  • § 7.01 Introduction
  • § 7.02 State Lien Laws
  • § 7.03 Insurance
  • § 7.04 Statutes of Limitation and Repose
  • § 7.05 Arbitration
  • § 7.06 Negligence
  • § 7.07 Venue Selection Clauses
  • § 7.08 False Claims Act
  • § 7.09 Design Defect Liability

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 Insurance
  • § 8.05 Arbitration
  • § 8.06 Damages
  • § 8.07 Statutes of Limitation and Repose

Chapter 9. NORTHWEST REGION: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon,
South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming
 - Heather L. Heindel, Sarah Gillstrom, Mica Simpson,
Scott Siekawitch, Jonathan P. Goddard

  • § 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, Lucy R. Dollens, Larissa E.Koshatka,
Eric Van Schyndle, Michael A. Rogers, Kerry Mohan

  • § 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 - Chad V. Theriot, Michael C. Drew, Tiffany C. Raush, P. Michael Boyd

  • § 11.01 Introduction
  • § 11.02 Lien Law
  • § 11.03 Substantial Completion and Statute of Repose
  • § 11.04 Disruption Damages versus Delay Damages
  • § 11.05 Prompt Payment Statutes

Chapter 12. WEST REGION: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah - Laurence R. Phillips

  • § 12.01 Introduction
  • § 12.02 Arizona Cases
  • § 12.03 Hawaii Cases
  • § 12.04 Nevada Cases
  • § 12.05 Utah Cases
  • § 12.06 California Cases

Table of Cases

Index

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