Newsroom Author: Katherine Pruitt

City Ordinance Paves Way for New Condo Construction in Denver

On Monday, November 23, the Denver City Council voted 12-1 to approve an ordinance that significantly reduces risks to condo developers from lawsuits over potential defects. The ordinance takes effect on January 1, 2016. The ordinance establishes the following guidelines for construction defect lawsuits brought by condominium residents: Building code violations may be alleged in a lawsuit only if they … Continue reading

New California Appellate Decision Requires Entities to Maintain License Subsequent to Transfer of Contractual Obligations to New Entity

NEW CALIFORNIA APPELLATE DECISION REQUIRES ENTITIES TO MAINTAIN LICENSE SUBSEQUENT TO TRANSFER OF CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS TO NEW ENTITY The Court of Appeal of the State of California, First Appellate District, Division One, held on August 20, 2015 that a corporation must maintain a license under the Contractors’ State License Law (“CSLL”), even after transferring contractual obligations.  In the case, Judicial … Continue reading