SEC Repeals Advertising Ban on Hedge Funds and Private Investment Groups

SEC Repeals Advertising Ban on Hedge Funds and Private Investment Groups but Keeps Accredited Investor Requirements

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently repealed a rule that prevented hedge funds and private investors from advertising to obtain capital from the public. The repeal came as a result of the … [Read more...]

2013 New Mexico Legislature: New Bills That Could Affect Your Business

2013 New Mexico Bills That Could Have an Impact on Your Business

New Mexico Legislature that could affect your business. New Mexico legislators gather annually for either a 30 or a 60 day session - and generally stir up trouble and cause mischief! Actually, our … [Read more...]

Renewable Energy Projects in New Mexico: A “Historical” Perspective

History of renewable energy projects in New Mexico

State of the State. Renewable energy projects in New Mexico: a “historical” perspective...if one can call 5 years “historical”. In 2008, I founded 310 Solar with Glenn Gallipoli, a veteran of the … [Read more...]

What Is the “Your Work” Insurance Policy Exclusion, and Why Should You Care?

Construction Law 101: Commercial General Liability and the "Your Work" exclusion policy

If you find yourself faced with the prospect of litigating a construction dispute claim, especially if you are the property owner, there are three things that you should analyze when deciding whether … [Read more...]

Before You Ship that Package with United Parcel Service…

United Parcel Service

The average private shipper probably doesn't know several aspects of the real terms associated with shipping a package with United Parcel Service In fact, there is a lot that most business shippers … [Read more...]

New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA)

New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act

New Mexico Court of Appeals Finds Private Contractor Working on Behalf of City In the case Toomey v. City of Truth or Consequences, the Court of Appeals found that the private contractor in that case … [Read more...]

The Biggest Loser; Economics of Business Litigation (part 1)

"Economics of Business Litigation" by Patrick J. Griebel

No matter how long one works in a particular profession, the practitioner should always be learning new things about that profession. This is certainly true of legal services where, like many … [Read more...]

Why Efficiency in the Practice of Law Matters

Why efficiency in the practice of law matters: a farewell to the billable hour?

It has been said that the billable hour is the worst form of attorney compensation…except all the others that have been tried. This is probably what Winston Churchill might have said about billable … [Read more...]

Project Payment 101 for Contractors

Having represented contractors, large and small, over the years, there is one thing that is unique about the contracting business model. It is often the case that contractors find themselves at … [Read more...]

Billy the Kid and New Mexico Open Records Law

Although he’s been dead for more than 130 years, Billy the Kid continues to vex and frustrate the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department. The New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA): Billy, … [Read more...]