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September 17, 2019

Do Due Diligence: Property Purchaser Inadvertently Releases Negligence and Breach of Contract Claims

Failure to exercise due diligence often leads to liability. Surprisingly, in SI 59 LLC v. Variel Warner Ventures, LLC (2018) 29 Cal.App.5th 146, carelessness released a party from liability... Continue reading

Public Works Construction
July 18, 2018

The Impact of California's New Cap on Withholdings in Public Works Project

Public entities, contractors, and subcontractors for years have enjoyed the flexibility California law provided parties to agree to the amounts to be withheld in retention of progress payments in contracts involving public works projects... Continue reading

Commercial Code
April 16, 2018

California's Quest for Harmony and The Advancement of Business Certainty and Uniformity Nationwide

This article examines Uniform Commercial Code ("UCC") section 2-725, "Statute of Limitations in Contracts for Sale," which has been adopted and enacted into law in California. [FN1] The goal of this article is two-fold: (1) to determine... Continue reading



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