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12.29.2020

Duty-Bound to Beneficiaries: Insights for Executors and Trustees

What happens when an estate or trust plan has been set up to continue the operations of a business beyond the owner’s death—but the business ultimately does not provide value to the beneficiaries? Prioritizing the…
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Duty-Bound to Beneficiaries: Insights for Executors and Trustees
Surety Bonds 12.23.2020

Winning Bids: $9.2 Billion

Federal funding has been dedicated to constructing rural broadband networks. The competitive bidding process spurred ambitious project plans from a diversity of companies. Competitive Bidding: Important Work A $9.2 billion commitment by the Federal Communications…
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Winning Bids: $9.2 Billion
Surety Bonds 12.23.2020

Bound for Growth: Alcohol Retail Sales

If you have pictured running the fun and funky—or upscale—neighborhood spirits shop, ’tis the season to get licensed, bonded and underway. Up, Up and Away: That’s the Trend in Alcohol Sales Dinner and a movie,…
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Bound for Growth: Alcohol Retail Sales
Contract Surety 12.23.2020

Innovation Grows: Carbon-Neutral Industrial Park in Reno

Construction begins in early 2021 on a zero-carbon footprint data center in Northern Nevada, with phase one scheduled for completion in early 2022. Exciting Possibilities: Green Technology Innovation and big thinking are behind many projects…
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Innovation Grows: Carbon-Neutral Industrial Park in Reno
Court Bonds 12.19.2020

Court Appointed Executors: Bound To Report

When a probate court appoints an executor to administer the estate of someone who has died, diligent reporting is required. Public Record Core to the probate process is accounting for a deceased person’s assets and…
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Court Appointed Executors: Bound To Report
Court Bonds 12.19.2020

Receiverships and Receiver Bonds: What You Need to Know

Receiverships, backed by receiver bonds, can be important for recovering funds in real estate foreclosures and other business disputes. The Role of Receivers A receiver can be appointed to take custody of the assets, property,…
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Receiverships and Receiver Bonds: What You Need to Know
Contract Surety 12.18.2020

New Beginnings: Renovating and Building Too

Across the country, states continue committing funds to begin long awaited projects. In New Jersey, a $190 million renovation effort to Newark Penn Station begins soon. Starting Immediately New Jersey has committed to a five-year,…
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New Beginnings: Renovating and Building Too
Contract Surety 12.18.2020

The Infrastructure Imperative

Maintenance is frightfully past due on infrastructure projects across the country. Disaster looms. Elected leaders in 2021 have this in common: the imperative to invest significantly in public works. Dig In For years, the American…
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The Infrastructure Imperative
Contract Surety 12.15.2020

Public Construction on the Drafting Table in Ohio

Capital budget plans, delayed by the coronavirus this spring, are underway, with $2.5 billion proposed for construction across the state. Time To Build: Schools, Colleges, Roads and More With interest rates low, officials are looking…
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Public Construction on the Drafting Table in Ohio