Design Professionals – Practices, Projects, and Professional Liability Risks – The Last 50 Years and Beyond: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, and Where We Appear to be Headed

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Design Professionals – Practices, Projects, and Professional Liability Risks – The Last 50 Years and Beyond: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, and Where We Appear to be Headed

Date/Time:
March 15, 2012
8:00-10:00 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
Wharf Room
Boston,

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The Accountant/Attorney Liability Reporter: March/April 2012

Inside this issue:

Liquidator of Insolvent Insurer Not Bound by Engagement Letter Terms

By Amanda Sirk

Litigation Privilege Protections Provided to Accountants Testifying as Expert Witness: The California Model

By Matthew P. Tuller

WashingtonState Court of Appeals Clarifies Start Point for Statute of Limitations in Accountant Malpractice Claims

By Daniel C. Poteet, Esq.

Engagement Letters: Ensuring that Statutes of Limitations Apply to Arbitrations

By Cheryl A. Waterhouse, Esq.

The Financial Accounting Foundation Issues Its Post-Implementation Report of Effectiveness of FIN 48

By John B. Connarton, Jr., P.C.

Engagement Limited to Compilation Limits Liability and Requires Complaint to Allege Specific Failures Within That Limited Standard of Care

By John B. Connarton, Jr., P.C.

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Justice Delayed: A Case Study Demonstrating Successful Claims Management

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Justice Delayed: A Case Study Demonstrating Successful Claims Management

Date/Time:
February 16, 2012
9:30-11:00 am Registration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Times Square
Minetta Room
New York, NY

Description:
Please join us on February 16th as Matt Tuller delivers this timely presentation.

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Justice Delayed: A Case Study Demonstrating Successful Claims Management

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Justice Delayed: A Case Study Demonstrating Successful Claims Management

Date/Time:
January 12 , 2012
8:00-9:30 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
Wharf Room
Boston, MA

Description:
Please join us on January 12th as Matt Tuller delivers this timely presentation.Matthew Tuller will lead a case study discussion of an Architectural Firm’s six year defense of an Owner’s claim highlighting the contractual defenses utilized to succeed in this action.

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Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling, a Discussion and Case Studies

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Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling, a Discussion and Case Studies

Date/Time:
December 7, 2011
8:00-9:30 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
Wharf Room
Boston, MA

Description:
Please join us on December 7th as Sue Yoakum delivers this timely presentation.Sue Yoakum will lead a discussion relating to integrated project delivery (IPD) and building information modeling (BIM).

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Review of Recent Cases Involving Design Professionals

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Review of Recent Cases Involving Design Professionals

Date/Time:
December 1, 2011
9:30-11:00 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Times Square
Minetta Room – 8th Floor
New York

Description:
Please join us on December 1st as Scott Winikow and Douglas Marrano deliver this timely presentation.They will provide a review of court decisions that have affected the legal roles,

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The Accountant/Attorney Liability Reporter: December 2011

Inside this issue:

Accounting Firm Liability to Creditors

By Amanda Sirk

Accounting Firms Successful in Dismissing Fraud and Other Claims

By Justin Jagher

California Court of Appeals Interprets “Accrual” for Tort Claims Against Financial Advisors as Occurring When an Adverse IRS Determination is Made

By Peter C. Lenart, Esq.

Emerging Market Audit Risks – PCAOB Audit Practice Alert

By Cheryl A. Waterhouse, Esq.

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The Design and Construction Management Professional Reporter: November 2011

Inside this issue:

Texas “Loser Pays” Legislation Brings Significant Changes to Texas Civil Practice

By Amanda Y. Sirk, Esq.

Pennsylvania’s New “Fair Share” Act Provides A More Equitable Distribution of Damages Among Design Professional Defendants

By Megan E. Lehman, Esq.

Design Professionals’ Gains in New Jersey’s Economic Loss Doctrine

By Eric Cohen, Esq.

Nevada Supreme Court Strictly Enforces Certificate of Merit Statutes

By Sa’adiyah K. Masoud, Esq.

New Jersey Appellate Court Limits Liability Based upon Reasonable Contractual Provision

By Jacqueline J. Rompre, Esq.

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Troubled Project — Stopping or Starting — What You Need to Know

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Troubled Project — Stopping or Starting — What You Need to Know

Date/Time:
October 27, 2011
8:00-9:30 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
North Atlantic Room
Boston, MA

Description:
Please join us on October 27th as Sue Yoakum delivers this timely presentation.With the effects of the economy on the design and build communities many projects were stopped.

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Dispute Resolution — Before, During, After

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Dispute Resolution — Before, During, After

Date/Time:
September 22, 2011
8:00-9:30 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
The Wharf Room
Boston, MA

Description:
Please join us on September 22nd as John B. Connarton, Jr. delivers this timely presentation.

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Client Alert: “American Jobs Act of 2011”

The proposed Act desires to produce construction focused on schools and infrastructure.

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Dispute Resolution — Before, During, After

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Dispute Resolution — Before, During, After

Date/Time:
September 15, 2011
9:30-11:00 am Registration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Time Square
Minetta Room 2 – 8th Floor
New York, NY

Description:
Please join us on September 15th as John B.

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The Accountant/Attorney Liability Reporter: August/September 2011

Inside this issue:

Junior Accountants Held to be Exempt from Wage and Hour Law Protections

By Katherine McAllister, Esq.

The Kovel Principle: Recent Developments and Practice Suggestions

By Jason Burke

Textron Revisited: Tax Accrual Workpapers Work Product Protection Issue Has Produced New Work Product Definition

By John B. Connarton, Jr., P.C.

To Make or Not to Make a Statement: Fraud Liability Under SEC Rule 10b-5 Narrowed

By Cheryl A. Waterhouse, Esq.

Reporting Requirements for Residents Maintaining Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts

By Gwen P. Weisberg, Esq.

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The Design and Construction Management Professional Reporter: July/August 2011

Inside this issue:

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Preclusion of Owner’s Indemnification and Contribution Claims Against Architect Under the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act

By Peter C. Lenart, Esq.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Enforces a Waiver of Consequential Damages Provision and Holds that a Contractual Indemnity Provision Applies Only to Third-Party Disputes

By Rita C. Mercado, Esq.

Texas Supreme Court Holds That Parties Are Permitted to Agree to Expand Judicial Review of Arbitrator’s Decision

By Meredith L. Murphy, Esq.

New Hampshire Court Finds Plaintiff’s Claims Barred by the Statutes of Limitations and Repose and Dismisses All Claims Against Architect

By Jacqueline J. Rompre, Esq.

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Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling, a Discussion and Case Studies

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Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling, a Discussion and Case Studies

Date/Time:
June 23, 2011
8:00 – 9:30 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Time Square
Ambassador Room 2 – 2nd Floor
New York, NY

Description:
Please join us on June 23rd as Sue Yoakum delivers this timely presentation.Sue Yoakum will lead a discussion relating to integrated project delivery (IPD) and building information modeling (BIM).

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Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling, a Discussion and Case Studies

Title:
Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling, a Discussion and Case Studies

Date/Time:
June 2, 2011
8:00 – 9:30 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
The Wharf Room
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA

Description:
Please join us on June 2nd as Sue Yoakum delivers this timely presentation.

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Press Release: Brian Newberry Selected By PBN for the 2011 40 Under Forty Winners

Brian C. Newberry, a partner, has been recently named by The Providence Business News to the 2011 Rhode Island 40 Under Forty Winners

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Risk Management Toolkit for Green/LEED Projects

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Risk Management Toolkit for Green/LEED Projects

Date/Time:
May 5 , 2011
8:00 – 9:30 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
The Atlantic Room
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA

Description:
Please join us on May 5th as Sue Yoakum delivers this timely presentation.

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Press Release: Brian Newberry Elected as Rhode Island House Minority Leader

Brian C. Newberry, a partner has been elevated to Minority Leader of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

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Defend and Indemnify

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Defend and Indemnify

Date/Time:
April 7 , 2011
9:30 – 11:00 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Time Square
The Plymouth Room – 9th Floor
New York

Description:
Please join us on April 7th as John B.

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