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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Construction Concepts Tip #3: Liquidated Damages

A recent report from McGraw-Hill Construction’s research and analytics unit reported that the total volume of construction contracts in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area has reached $2.29 billion for the year to date, a 54 percent increase over the same period last year. This report is one of many indicators of the explosion of new construction… Continue Reading

Port Miami’s Development Improve Sea, Road, and Rail Access

We recently mentioned the Port of Miami’s ambitious development plans in the context of the several major public projects taking place in South Florida.  Among these projects, it is clear that the activity at the Port is of the greatest interest to the Miami development community and, indeed, often appears to be the topic of… Continue Reading

Art Basel: Miami’s Cultural and Economic Gem

From December 6-9th, Miami hosts the 11th edition of Art Basel, the most prestigious art show in the Americas. More than 260 leading galleries from around the world will take part, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. As art collectors, celebrities, artists and journalists descend upon Miami for… Continue Reading

South Florida, Prime Destination for Litigants Seeking Evidence in Foreign Proceedings

Foreign civil lawsuits, private arbitrations using § 1782 to facilitate discovery Let’s say you have a client who is a party to an arbitration proceeding pending in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In your investigation of the matter, you discover that an individual living in Miami, Florida, may have critical information relating to your client’s claims. You want… Continue Reading