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Common Contract Clauses: Severability

  A severability clause (also called a “savings clause”) is found in many contracts. The point of including this clause is to make sure that the rest of the contract is enforced even if one or more provisions are found … Continue reading

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Court address claims of breach of contract, negligent termination and defamation alleged by educator

Court address claims of breach of contract, negligent termination and defamation alleged by educatorWilliams v. Buffalo Board of Education, et al, USCA, Second Circuit, Docket #17-3483-cvDr. Yamilette Williams, a school administrator, appealed a federal district court's ruling sustaining the Buffalo … Continue reading

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Common Contract Terms: Force Majeure

  If you’ve ever read a commercial contract, you’ve probably come across a force majeure clause. At the time, you probably wondered, what the heck is a force majeure clause, but contracts are long and Latin is hard and so … Continue reading

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Your U.S. Government Contract: The Small Business Set-Aside Prime, the Large Business Subcontractor, and the Deadly Ostensible Subcontractor Rule

Author:  Cheryl Adams, Esq. How could this possibly go wrong?  You cannot believe your good fortune:  a large-business incumbent government contractor is not eligible for award of the agency’s follow-on procurement.  The follow-on is a set-aside, the incumbent is too … Continue reading

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Get that construction contract right to avoid litigation

The owner of the property has a vision of what the finished product will look like. The general contractor tries to keep those expectations realistic while being accommodating. If it was just these two parties, things might go smoothly, but it rarely … Continue reading

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