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  • May 28, 2024

    Iraq Says $120M Pier Award Enforcement Suit Must Be Nixed

    Iraq is fighting a D.C. federal court's default judgment enforcing a nearly $120 million arbitral award issued to a Cypriot engineering firm following a dispute over a massive €204 million ($221.6 million) project relating to a port facility that, once completed, will be among the world's largest.

  • May 28, 2024

    2 Alaska Tribes Want USDA Broadband Allotment Blocked

    Two Alaskan tribes suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture for allegedly failing to get required tribal approval before giving out $70 million in broadband grants are now asking the federal judge hearing the case to stop any funding from going out until their challenge is heard.

  • May 28, 2024

    Conn. Judge Asks If 'Sham' Exception Saves Stadium Fight

    A Connecticut appellate judge asked Tuesday if a "sham" exception to limits on government contracting lawsuits can restore claims that the city of Hartford ran a fake bidding process for the redevelopment of Dillon Stadium, but counsel for several defendants pushed back and said it would not apply to the facts of the case.

  • May 28, 2024

    FERC Wrong To Backtrack On Grid Project Plan, DC Circ. Told

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission unlawfully reversed course on a regional grid operator's plan to spread out the costs of transmission upgrade projects, unfairly saddling customers within certain areas with higher bills, two Kansas electricity cooperatives have told the D.C. Circuit.

  • May 24, 2024

    Real Estate Authority: Adaptive Reuse, Climate Risk, SFR

    Catch up on this week's key developments by state from Law360 Real Estate Authority — including one BigLaw real estate leader's take on adaptive reuse, the enduring risk of climate change for public companies, and the latest industry player perspectives on the single-family rental market.

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