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Posted: February 28, 2018

Upcoming Arguments in the Court of Appeals in March

Upcoming argument in the Court of Appeals in March 2018 that may be of interest to commercial litigators include:

  1. Skanska USA Building, Inc. v Atlantic Yards B2 Owner, LLC (No. 38) (to be argued Tuesday, March 20, 2018) (“Contracts–Breach or Performance of Contract–Construction maintenance contract for construction of high-rise residential tower in the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn–whether the Appellate Division erred in its interpretation of Lien Law § 5 as it applied to the security provided for contractor payment in this project–nature of bond or undertaking required to be posted for labor and materials furnished for work on public improvement; corporations–piercing of corporate veil–whether the Appellate Division erred in finding that plaintiff failed to plead a veil-piercing claim; attorney and client–disqualification–whether the Appellate Division erred in declining to disqualify one of defendants’ law firms based on a conflict of interest.”)

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