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A state judge cleared the way Friday for the demolition of a series of Philadelphia properties with rich histories if not protected historic status, as the court shot down a local preservation group’s many arguments for why the properties’ owner should not have been granted permits to proceed with redevelopment.
Bowles Rice LLP told a federal court on Friday that First American Title Insurance Co. can't prove the timeline at the heart of its argument that the law firm, which helped it during underwriting, owes money for the $41 million settlement of a title policy claim linked to a coal plant project.
A private equity-backed road construction firm focusing on the southeastern U.S., joined by a cybersecurity provider and two life sciences startups, launched initial public offerings on Monday that are projected to raise about $468 million total, sustaining the recent momentum of the IPO market.
The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals on Friday denied a Texas roofing company’s application to hire 14 temporary foreign workers after the business failed to prove that it had a temporary need for the laborers.
A construction firm seeking to enforce a $1.9 million arbitration award against German solar panel supplier Recom AG urged a New Jersey federal judge Monday to block the company’s effort to avoid paying the award, saying Recom AG has sufficient ties to the district and the underlying contract in the case.