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Final Build America, Buy America Act Guidance Released

By P. Lee Smith and Greggory C. Maddaleni
March 19, 2024
In October 2023, the Office of Management and Budget released guidance for the Build America, Buy America Act, which was enacted in November...

A Look at Trending Legislative Changes Impacting Workers' Comp

By Rosanna Shamash
February 7, 2024
The tides are shifting in the construction industry when it comes to legal matters—and business owners could feel the brunt of it. Recent l...

How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck Out of the Infrastructure Bill

By Rich Meene
January 31, 2024
The U.S. federal contracts and grants space has historically been one of the largest, most predictable global marketplaces. The U.S. governm...

Catching Killer Clauses in Contract Negotiations

By James T. Dixon
January 25, 2024
Risk-management personnel who are in the business of reviewing and negotiating construction contracts have some simple tools at their dispos...

How Builders Use Technology to Win Infrastructure Contracts

By Wayne Nunziata
January 25, 2024
Last year’s Pittsburgh area Fern Hollow Bridge collapse and the I-95 Philadelphia collapse may portend more infrastructure spending to come....
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Encouraging a Merit-Shop Philosophy for Government Contracts

By Joseph M. Goldstein
November 3, 2023
For decades, federal, state and local governments have enacted statutes and regulations aimed at implementing preferences for minority-owned...

An Attorney's Perspective on M&A Activity Among Construction Companies

By Dan Rosenberg
October 20, 2023
As a construction attorney with decades of legal experience and years serving in-house as senior executive and general counsel to a large co...

More In-Depth Details on the Davis-Bacon Act Overhaul

By Angela M. Ritchie
September 29, 2023
The U.S. Department of Labor’s finalization of a rule updating the Davis-Bacon Act, the federal law which governs how prevailing wages for f...

BOP Insurance vs. Commercial Property Insurance: Which One Is Right for Your Construction Company?

By Keith Signoriello
September 14, 2023
In the construction industry, managing risks is a constant, day-to-day concern. From the safety of your workforce to the financial viability...

New Prevailing Wage Rule Will Impact Construction Industry

By Trent Cotney
August 15, 2023
The U.S. Department of Labor made big news on Aug. 8 when it finalized a new wage calculation rule. It benefits construction workers on fede...

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