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Section Newsletter Articles From Stanley P. Sklar

On the psychology of incompetence in the construction process By Stanley P. Sklar Construction Law, December 2011 The author opines that the art of construction is similar to the art of war, but with one very major exception—that the construction process cannot become so adversarial that it rivals war in its destructiveness.
Real estate financing in the new millennium By Stanley P. Sklar Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, August 2002 Too often, the construction lender treats the construction loan as it would treat any other commercial loan--without anyone with significant background in the vagaries of the construction industry ready to "pull the plug" should the loan become "out of balance."
The effective use of arbitration in real estate disputes By Stanley P. Sklar Real Estate Law, April 2002 Do you remember the movie, "Network" in which the anchor commentator screams from a window that "he won't take it anymore?"
A primer on construction issues for the construction lender By Stanley P. Sklar Real Estate Law, April 2002 Too often, the construction lender treats the construction loan as it would treat any other commercial loan, without anyone with significant background in the vagaries of the construction industry ready to "pull the plug" should the loan become "out of balance."
When experts collide: revisited private By Stanley P. Sklar Alternative Dispute Resolution, March 2002 Recently I was chair of a panel hearing a case relating to a lease dispute that required the testimony of expert witnesses testifying about complex accounting issues.

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