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Matt Esworthy was recently quoted in an article from the American Bar Association, titled, “Electronic Data Stored Abroad Now Subject to Federal Seizure”. This article discussed The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act, and how the federal government can seize electronic data stored abroad by serving a warrant on a U.S.-based company. Esworthy,…

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Matthew A.S. Esworthy, a partner at Bowie & Jensen, LLC, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Penn State Alumni Association, the largest dues-paying organization of its kind in the world, with members in every state in the U.S. and numerous countries. Click here for more information regarding the Penn State Alumni Association…

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We are pleased to announce that several attorneys from Bowie & Jensen have been named in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. This annual list is commonly regarded as the standard for recognizing excellence in law, and we at the firm are thrilled to have multiple members included! Mark T. Jensen | For outstanding…

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Each year the Maryland State Bar presents the Hon. Anselm Sodaro Judicial Civility Award to a sitting Maryland Judge who demonstrates exceptional judicial temperament, civility and courtesy to attorneys, litigants and others.  This year the Hon. Stuart R. Berger, of the Court of Special Appeals won the award.  As the grandson of the late Judge…

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On Thursday, June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court decided that an out-of-state seller can be required to collect sales tax in a state even if the seller doesn’t have a physical presence there. In doing so, the Court expressly overruled its own longstanding precedent. The primary practical impact of the decision is that internet sellers…

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On May 24, 2018, the Court of Appeals of Maryland filed its decision in Young Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Dustin Construction, Inc. In its decision, the Court of Appeals analyzed a Subcontract under Virginia law to determine whether the payment provisions in the Subcontract were “paid-if-paid” or “paidwhen-paid” provisions. The Circuit Court held that a…

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General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages An employee of subcontractors or sub-subcontractor can sue the general contractors for unpaid wages. The general contractor is now responsible for ensuring that subcontractors are paying employees. The subcontractor must indemnify the general contractor for unpaid wages. Procurement – Architectural Services and Engineering Services – Reciprocal Preference The legislation…

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