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Reconciling Prompt Payments and Withholding of Retention Payments By Eric J. Rollins

It is common in California for the owners of a project to make monthly payments to a contractor for work as it is completed, but withhold a certain percentage as a guarantee of future satisfactory performance. Contractors almost always pass these withholdings on to their subcontractors. Unsurprisingly, disputes can arise regarding when the withheld retentions must be paid.

March 29, 2016

Represent Athletes? Be Certain You're Complying with Miller-Ayala By Michael B. McClellan, Eric J. Rollins

Most sports agents in California are familiar with the Miller-Ayala Athlete Agents Act (“Miller-Ayala” or “the Act”). Among other things, they know they must refer to the Act in their representation agreements with athletes and keep disclosures required by the Act on file with the California Secretary of State. However, many agents do not understand how badly failure to comply with the Act can affect their businesses.

September 29, 2015

Products-Completed Operations Coverage v. The Professional Services Exclusion by OCBJ By Eric J. Rollins

May 15, 2015

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