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Navigating Builders Risk Subjectivities: How to Avoid Unnecessary Denials of a Builders Risk Claim

Key Takeaways:

  • There is an increased frequency of denial of coverage for builders risk claims based on failed subjectivities and the more onerous nature of the subjectivities.
  • To avoid this issue, those in the construction industry should: (1) confirm that all policy subjectivities can be complied with; (2) confirm each subjectivity is clear and readily understood; (3) develop procedures to confirm compliance with each subjectivity and monitor that compliance throughout the project;…
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Federal Offshore Wind Plan Boosts State Efforts in Massachusetts

As President Biden announces his blueprint for expanding the use of offshore wind (OSW) power, Massachusetts hopes to become an industry hub. Those plans will certainly be facilitated by the new federal OSW policies.

On March 29, the Biden administration published a major plan to mobilize offshore wind development, particularly along the East Coast. The plan aims to construct 30,000 megawatts of OSW generation by 2030,… More

IRS Issues “Beginning Construction” Guidance for PTC and ITC

On April 15, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued anticipated guidance defining the new “beginning construction” milestone for Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit eligible energy facilities.

The American Taxpayer Relief Act, enacted January 2, 2013 changed the former PTC sunset date for wind projects from January 1, 2013 to January 1, 2014. It also changed the familiar “placed-in-service” milestone to a new “beginning of construction” milestone,… More