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Are purchasers of condos responsible for past owners’ unpaid assessments?

Are purchasers of condos responsible for past owners’ unpaid assessments?

Mar 08, 2016
Are purchasers of condos responsible for past owners’ unpaid assessments? A look at an association’s recourse for recovering delinquent payments.
Overview of Business-Related Due Diligence Issues for EB-5 Investors and Their Counsel

Overview of Business-Related Due Diligence Issues for EB-5 Investors and Their Counsel

Feb 01, 2016
Mark H. Scribner, “Overview of Business-Related Due Diligence Issues for EB-5 Investors and Their Counsel,” in Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs.
Managing Environmental Risks in Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-Offs and Reorganizations

Managing Environmental Risks in Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-Offs and Reorganizations

Jan 28, 2016
Michael O. Hill, Panelist, “Managing Environmental Risks in Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-Offs, and Reorganizations.” CLE Webinar hosted by Strafford Publications, Jan. 28, 2016.
Insured Fixed-Price Cleanups: Still Possible Even After Commercial Insurers’ 2011 Exit from Cost Cap Market

Insured Fixed-Price Cleanups: Still Possible Even After Commercial Insurers’ 2011 Exit from Cost Cap Market

Oct 10, 2015
The article focuses on the need for, and the ability of, captive insurers to step into the shoes of commercial Insurers to allow private parties, governments, and others to enter into Fixed-Price Cleanup (“FPC”)
Captive Insurance Newsletter – August 2015

Captive Insurance Newsletter – August 2015

Aug 10, 2015
Our Captive Insurance team collaborates on a semi-annual basis to publish a newsletter containing some of the most recent developments in Vermont case law  and a discussion of what it means for our clients.…
Trials: a Failure of Lawyering?

Trials: a Failure of Lawyering?

Trials may constitute the pinnacle of our professional achievement as attorneys. In most situations, however, taking a case through verdict may represent a failure of our most important duty: to protect and assist our clients.
Why Insurers Miss the Boat by not  Insisting That Their Adjusters Attend Mediations

Why Insurers Miss the Boat by not Insisting That Their Adjusters Attend Mediations

There is a puzzling disconnect in the world of mediation. Some insurers routinely fly adjusters across the country to attend mediations. Others seek telephonic participation wherever possible. Puzzling further, is the practice of some insurance carriers who insist on sending an adjuster to observe a jury trial from start to finish, having earlier refused to allow that same adjuster to travel to a mediation that well might have resolved the case.
Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

Beginning July 1, 2018, Vermont joined several states that are taking steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. The law applies to all employers in Vermont, regardless of size. It's critical for employers to be aware of these changes and take necessary steps for compliance
New Hampshire Renewable Energy Updates

New Hampshire Renewable Energy Updates

On July 12, 2018 the New Hampshire Public Utility Commission released a memo regarding group net-metering host eligibility under Senate Bill 321 of 2018.
New Hampshire Renewable Energy Updates (2)

New Hampshire Renewable Energy Updates (2)

On July 12, 2018 the New Hampshire Public Utility Commission released a memo regarding group net-metering host eligibility under Senate Bill 321 of 2018.