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Government Contracts

June 27-July 02, 2010 FindLaw.com Weekly Government Contracts Newsletter
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Government Contracts

  • MCI Constructors, LLC. v. City of Greensboro
  • City of San Diego v. San Diego City Employees' Ret. Sys.

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Government Contracts

United States Fourth Circuit, 07/01/2010
MCI Constructors, LLC. v. City of Greensboro
In a contract dispute concerning a construction of a wastewater treatment plant, district court's grant of the defendant-city's motion to confirm an arbitration award in the amount of $14,939,004 is affirmed where: 1) the district court did not abuse its discretion in certifying the judgment as final under Rule 54(b), primarily because the relationship between the adjudicated and unadjudicated claims was severed by virtue of the parties' own admissions; 2) district court did not err in denying plaintiffs' motion to vacate the arbitration awards; and 3) district court did not abuse its discretion in denying plaintiffs' motion to remand as the damages award is not ambiguous and the arbitration agreement did not require the arbitration panel to issue a reasoned award.Read more...

California Court of Appeal, 06/29/2010
City of San Diego v. San Diego City Employees' Ret. Sys.
In a city's petition to set aside plaintiff's decision to charge the city for underfunding of pension service credits during a particular period, trial court's grant of the petition setting aside plaintiff's decision is affirmed as plaintiff's action was contrary to law and exceeded its authority to administer the pension system's assets.Read more...






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