Legal Insights

USMCA Replaces NAFTA Today

Today, July 1, 2020, marks an historic day in international trade, especially for North American businesses.  After several years of […]

Federal Response to the Health and Economic Crises Caused by the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Review of the CARES Act

Leake & Andersson, LLP 1100 Poydras Street, Suite 1700 New Orleans, LA 70163-1701 Edward T. Hayes, Esq. Alex B. Johnson, […]

Louisiana Amendments to the Private Works Act (La. R.S. 9:4801, et seq.)

The Louisiana Legislature recently made a wide range of amendments to the Louisiana Private Works Act (“PWA”) (La. R.S. 9:4801, […]

COVID-19 Stimulus Legislation: Funding Opportunities for Your Business

The United States is in the final stages of delivering an historic emergency stimulus package to assist U.S. businesses and […]

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Third Circuit Considers Intent When Deciding Forfeiture Under RS 23:1208.1

Opinion – The Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal recently handed down a decision in Donald Tanks v. Chicago Bridge […]

Louisiana Strengthens Its Database Security and Privacy Laws

La. R.S. §§ 51:3071 through 51:3077 are known as Louisiana’s “Database Security Breach Notification Law.” Pursuant to La. R.S. § […]

Louisiana Joins a Growing Number of States that Have Legalized Industrial Hemp and CBD Products

On June 6, 2019, Louisiana Act No. 164 (House Bill 491) was signed into law which permits the growing, processing, […]

Louisiana Allows Attachments and Sales in Aid of Arbitration

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently answered an important certified question from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth […]

Contingent Payment Agreements – Construction Contracts

Contingent payment agreements are typically recognized in Louisiana jurisprudence as “pay-when-paid” or “pay-if-paid” provisions and are generally enforceable based on […]