After an alleged OSHA violation, the wait before a citation and proposed penalty is issued can be up to 6 months — but no more – because federal and Virginia state law limit the amount of time that OSHA has to issue the citation.
On Wednesday, March 5, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Special Panel on Public-Private Partnerships held a hearing entitled “Overview of Public-Private Partnerships for Highway and Transit Projects” to review the role of P3s in delivery of highway and transit projects.
Recently, the Commercial Lease Law Insider advised landlords to avoid lease disputes by refusing to disclose the square footage of the space. The Landlord is well advised to follow a course of action that creates trust and fosters a mutually beneficial long term Landlord/Tenant relationship.
On March 6, 2014, EPA revised its Clean Water Act regulations for construction projects that are required to obtain NPDES permits for discharges of stormwater and other wastewater.
I read the following from an unpublished opinion of the trial judge in a commercial foreclosure action in the United States District Court where the borrower through up just about everything in an effort to overcome a motion for summary judgment and lost.
Ten years ago, attorney Michael Kreitzer represented a developer who was faced with an injunction on its development of a high-rise apartment building on the south side of the Miami River after it was discovered that the Tequesta Indians had occupied the site, soon to be known as the “Miami Circle” approximately 2,000 years earlier.
Property owners, lenders and others are using estoppels to stop problems. Although estoppels only contain a small number of words, they can have big benefits. If you are missing estoppel rights, you can miss opportunities and suffer from lawsuits and disputes.
B.C. Court of Appeal Overturns Decision Allowing Post-Closing Rescission of Pre-Sale Condo Contracts
On March 4, 2014, the B.C. Court of Appeal released its judgment in Woo v. Onni 2014 BCCA 76, reversing the decision of the court below which was the first to allow purchasers to rescind their contracts under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (“REDMA”) post-closing.
Owners of buildings that generate onsite renewable energy, with solar panels or otherwise, and sell the renewable energy credits (RECs) should not claim the building “uses renewable energy.” The term may be deceptive in that circumstance.
Under Florida law, no lien of any kind can be recorded against a condominium property as a whole without the unanimous consent of the unit owners.