Federal Circuit Court Decision Threatens Bonding Industry’s Solvency

Dec 2, 2014 By: Marc Schneier

A recent Eleventh Circuit decision has threatened sureties’ ability to obtain efficient enforcement of their indemnity rights against the principal

Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys, or Contractors, (in Texas)

Jul 30, 2014 By: Marc Schneier

With all due respect to Willie Nelson, three Texas Supreme Courts decisions in combination virtually guarantee financial ruin for Texas general contractors.

Does Free Speech Sound the Death Knell for State Pay-to-Play Laws Governing Public Works Contractors?

Apr 28, 2014 By: Marc Schneier

How does the First Amendment’s role in political contributions impact on state pay-to-play laws governing public works contractors?

California’s Right to Repair Act trips up homeowners insurer’s subrogation claim against builder

Mar 25, 2014 By: Marc Schneier

In an increasing number of states, owners of new homes who discover construction defects must use statutory mechanisms to resolve their dispute with the builder

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Credit Card Company to Use Its Bargaining Power to Shield Itself from Antitrust Liability

Jul 23, 2013 By: John K. DiMugno and Marc Schneier

Arbitration agreements have proliferated in recent years. They are common place in employment agreements, medical service contracts, insurance agreements, credit card agreements,