U.S. persons with foreign affiliates are reminded that the deadline to file the Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (“BE-10 Survey”) is approaching. The survey must be filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (“BEA”) on either May 29, 2015 or June 30, 2015, depending on the number of the company’s foreign affiliates.
Two weeks ago, the Colorado legislature voted to kill Senate Bill 177, the reform bill intended to correct laws in Colorado related to construction defect litigation. Due to the current, well-documented need for affordable “for sale” homes and condos in Colorado, developers and homebuilders may decide they cannot wait any longer to meet this need. This client alert provides tips and tactics for our developer and builder clients to help limit the risks of construction defect litigation against residential projects.