CCPA Legislative Round-Up: Winners and Losers

Christina Kroll and Divya Taneja Businesses and California consumers are one step closer to understanding what their respective obligations and rights are under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA”). The CCPA is California’s landmark legislation that seeks to give California consumers the rights to learn about and control certain aspects of how a business handles the personal information that a business collects about them.  It achieves this by requiring businesses to implemen...
Tags: Law, California, Bill, CCPA, Christina Kroll, Divya Taneja Businesses, Signature Assembly, California Data

A Competitive Intelligence Workshop Just for Legal Information Professionals

Our fellow 3 Geeks’ contributor, Zena Applebaum is leading the upcoming Competitive Intelligence program in Chicago on Friday, October 18, 2019. The American Association of Law Libraries is holding this CI Foundations Course entitled, Superior Intelligence = Strategic Decision Making. In this course you will learn to be the person who defines, gathers, analyzes, and distributes intelligence about products, customers, and competitors at your organization. You will also better understand how to es...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Chicago, Competitive Intelligence, CI, AALL, Zena Applebaum, The American Association of Law Libraries

English v. RKK. . . The Saga Continues

Remember back in 2018 when I thought I’d told you the end of the English Construction story regarding its various consultants, etc.?  I was wrong.  The matter went up on where the Appeals Court considered the summary judgment granted to the defendant Rummel, Klepper & Kahl (“RKK”) based upon what came down to a contributory negligence reading of the indemnity clause that was allowed to survive in the first district court opinion relating to these ambiguous contracts finding that English was ne...
Tags: Law, Virginia, Construction, Smith, Appeals Court, Contracts, Richmond, District Court, Richmond VA, 4th Circuit, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, Indemnity, Construction Law, Business of Construction, Virginia Construction Lawyer, Virginia Construction Mediator

Reminder: Know Your Contractor Licensing Rules

Originally posted 2014-07-09 09:44:01. The seals of the Commonwealth of Virginia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In the course of my construction law practice, I have the pleasure of speaking with and talking to contractors and subcontractors that are based in Virginia and also based in other states.  With the more nationalized construction landscape due to the constricted construction economy, I have more and more interaction with the latter category. When I get a call from an out of state contr...
Tags: Law, Wikipedia, Virginia, Construction, Performance, Contracts, Richmond VA, Virginia Department, Construction Law, Business of Construction, General contractor, Virginia Construction Lawyer, Mechanic's Lien, Construction Law Musings, Breach Of Contract, DPOR

Trust Your Gut When Deciding Whether to Sign a Construction Contract

Originally posted 2014-03-31 09:00:24. Construction Work (Photo credit: gullevek) Last week’s Construction Law Musings were about the need to communicate before, during and after a construction project.  This week, I continue my thoughts on some business practices that make my life as a construction attorney and adviser (not to mention your lives as construction professionals) easier and less stressful.  This week’s musing is a bit less legal and a bit more practical, namely, trust your ins...
Tags: Business, Law, Construction, Murphy, Richmond VA, Construction and Maintenance, Construction Law, Business of Construction, General contractor, Virginia Construction Lawyer, Mechanic's Lien, Subcontractor, Constructionlaw

Restoration Frustration

Originally posted 2009-03-27 09:00:00. For this weeks Guest Post Friday, Musings is privileged to have a good friend Rick Provost weigh in. Rick has over 20 years’ experience helping to build the country’s largest design/build franchise network specializing in exterior home improvement. Formerly the President and CEO of Archadeck®, Rick now provides his franchising expertise through The Consultancy, a consulting firm specializing in business systems development for contractors. Rick also is a ...
Tags: Law, Guest Post, Steve Martin, Construction, Contractor, Restoration, Martin, Rick, Guest Post Friday, Business of Construction, Rick Provost, Construction Law Musings Richmond VA, Business Networks, Restoration Industry Association RIA

Emory Law School moving to fire a tenured faculty member who mentioned the "N-word" (he didnt use it)

What a disgrace, this simply isn't a firing offense at a serious university with real commitments to tenure and academic freedom. (The use-mention-distinction.) [Author: Brian Leiter]
Tags: Law, Brian Leiter, Emory Law School

Michael’s Interview with John Batchelor and Gordon Chang

Direct link to Michael Yon's Sept 16 interview on the John Batchelor Show. [Author: [email protected] (Michael Yon)]
Tags: Featured, Military, Michael, Uncategorised, Gordon Chang, Michael Yon, John Batchelor

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