The Doctrine of Impossibility

March 25th, 2020

The Doctrine of Impossibility/Frustration of Purpose

While a force majeure clause in a contract likely does not excuse the obligation to pay rent or other monetary obligations under a contract, parties to contracts are currently looking for other possible defenses to…

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force majeure

March 19th, 2020

The Impact of Planning and Forgotten Contract Clauses – Understanding “Force Majeure” aka “the Act of God” clauses in the new COVID-19 World

COVID-19 has caused many to review their contracts and look at what to do in a the new COVID-19 world. “Force majeure” aka “Act of God” clauses are provisions that explain to parties what happens…

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2020 Maryland Super Lawyers

December 16th, 2019

28 Stein Sperling Attorneys on 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers List

Stein Sperling is proud to announce 28 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers list, including attorneys on the Top 10, Top 50, and Top 100 lists. A…

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Maryland State Flag Laws

September 27th, 2019

New Business, Tax, and Real Estate Laws Passed During Maryland’s 2019 Legislative Session

Laws in Effect as of June 1, 2019 Maryland Sales and Use Tax – Short Term Rentals This law imposes a sales tax on short term rentals. In addition to imposing the sales tax, the…

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2018 Super Lawyers

December 15th, 2017

2018 Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Includes 24 Stein Sperling Attorneys

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers lists, including attorneys on Top 10, Top 50 and Top 10 lists. A…

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