Month: September 2014

Federal Contruction Payment Requirements: A Thumbnail Overview

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09/30/2014Lowenstein, Neil S.

There are multiple layers and issues associated with payments for federal construction projects; both by agencies to contractors and by contractors to lower tiers. A thumbnail overview of the basic requirements are: The underlying basic federal construction payment mandates are in the Federal Prompt Payment Act (31 U.S.C. §§ 3901, et seq.) and FAR Subpart… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP Announces 23 Lawyers in the Firm to be Included in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

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09/30/2014Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP is honored to announce that 23 lawyers in their Norfolk and Richmond offices have been recognized  in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America ©. The selection process for this recognition involves a peer-review study where more than 5.5 million votes were cast by attorneys regarding the legal abilities of… Read more »

An Introduction to Copyright Law for Architects

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09/19/2014Sieg, J. Brandon

Authored by attorney J. Brandon Sieg Architects are afforded copyright protection for their work, but what is the scope of your protection?  Courts are still wrestling with this question, and the answer will vary depending on the nature of your project. Historically there was little protection beyond physical copying of an architect’s drawings.  In 1990,… Read more »