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Contract Surety 01.05.2022

Infrastructure and Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

  Analysis of the $599 billion allocated in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for surface transportation shows that greenhouse gas emissions could either expedite a decline in Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) or hinder progress….
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Infrastructure and Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
Contract Surety 12.30.2021

Modular Building To The Rescue

Modular building is playing an increasingly central role in infrastructure efforts. A recent example of the speed and efficiency enabled by modular building is illustrated by a bridge-building effort in southern Louisiana. When an entire…
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Modular Building To The Rescue
Contract Surety 12.30.2021

Contech Investments?

  The adoption of technology in the construction industry has been a long time coming. Although leveraging technology to the fullest across the building industry continues to lag, 2021 was a record year for investment…
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Contech Investments?
Court Bonds 12.30.2021

Civil Procedure: Injunction Reversed

  Although temporary injunctions can be useful legal remedies, enabling actions to be paused while the issues at stake are being assessed and resolved, specific rules of civil procedure must be carefully followed whenever an…
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Civil Procedure: Injunction Reversed
Court Bonds 12.30.2021

Sticky Notes Are Not An Estate Plan

  Tony Hseih died without a will in 2020, leaving behind an estate estimated to be worth hundreds of millions. The entrepreneur, most famous for leading Zappos, was known for his progressive ideas about happiness…
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Sticky Notes Are Not An Estate Plan
ERISA 12.29.2021

Retirement Decumulation? Trends for 2022

Save for a healthy and secure older age. That’s why 401k plans exist, right? What’s never been as clear, is the answer to “then what?” How do we responsibly use retirement funds to meet our…
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Retirement Decumulation? Trends for 2022
ERISA 12.29.2021

401k Action: Assisted Roll-Out?

  Businesses, the retirement industry, and, of course plan sponsors, are abuzz with how to facilitate the portability of retirement savings when employees change jobs Making portability a reality in 2022 requires “roll-out” support when…
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401k Action: Assisted Roll-Out?
Court Bonds 12.21.2021

Inheritance: Dividing The Money Evenly?

  No, parents do not have to divide their assets evenly among their children when creating a will. Although it is common to do so, there are no laws entitling each child “to get their…
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Inheritance: Dividing The Money Evenly?
Court Bonds 12.21.2021

Special Needs Grandchildren?

  If you have grandchildren with special needs and hope to leave them money when you die, you’ll want to take extra care with your estate plan. Your good intentions could inadvertently result in them…
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Special Needs Grandchildren?