In a move that should help facilitate public-private partnerships (“P3s”), the Internal Revenue Service has issued new ‘safe harbor’ guidelines for private management contracts involving bond-financed municipal assets. Revenue Procedure 2016-44, issued... [read more]

Although on a smaller scale than their urban counterparts, rural areas around the country face significant issues regarding their wastewater management practices and compliance with evolving environmental regulations. Properties in rural areas tend... [read more]
The continued growth of statutory, regulatory or policy bans designed to divert large portions of source separated organic waste from landfills or incineration has created a unique cross section of opportunity with a historically separate... [read more]
Current participants and those hoping to enter the medical marijuana business market should be aware of significant upcoming changes to Rhode Island’s legal landscape. Certain amendments to Rhode Island’s Medical Marijuana Act are set to... [read more]

Senior Counsel William “Bill” J. Estes has been appointed to the Standing Committee on Contract Law of the Transportation Research Board (“TRB”).  TRB is one of seven programs of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine... [read more]

Senior Counsel William “Bill” Estes was invited to participate in a panel discussion on transportation funding as part of the 84th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association (“IBTTA”) in Denver, Colorado... [read more]





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