President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill toughening the safety standards for drywall imported and used in the United States. But the final version of the legislation, intended to address the problem of contaminated drywall imported from China, passed without a provision requiring foreign manufacturers to submit to jurisdiction in American courts for ...
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It has become a maxim that there are too many lawyers and that there is ongoing softness in demand for legal services. (Parenthetically, I disagree; there is, in fact, a dislocation between the supply and the demand for specific legal services, which the organized bar has never been able to address successfully.) Assuming for the [...]
No one doubts the adage “time is money,” particularly in bringing construction projects on-line on time and on budget. Spend any time within spitting distance of a project and you’ll instantly feel the vibe; the crush of time pressures affects those involved in varying ways with multiple ripple effects. There's also pressure on contract negotiators [...]