The surety bond industry is a quirky one. Should you already have bonds or foresee needing bonding in the future, it’s important to have good communication with your surety company. Poor communication can bring about avoidable lawsuits just like it did for a couple of condominium complexes in New York City.
Oklahoma State has enacted a new bill concerning the surety industry. The new bill is named SB 780 and requires the service contract provider to obtain a surety bond or other security. The amount of the bond must be at least 5% of the gross premium received on the sale of the service contract for read more »
The laws for North Dakota potato dealers have evolved. A new bill titled HB 1027/HB 1399 makes financial security mandatory in order to obtain a potato dealer license. Under previous legislation, dealers were required to be licensed and the State Seed Commissioner had the option to require a form of financial security, which a surety read more »
Commercial real estate is affected by new surety legislation in North Carolina. The new law is named HB 174 and implements measures for filing liens on commercial real estate which allows a surety bond equivalent to 125% of the amount of the lien claim to be used to release the lien. HB 174 became effective read more »
Unfinished roads in the city of Murfreesboro, TN seem to be giving many residents some rage. Surety bonds were obtained to help get these roads finished in multiple subdivisions, but the city council is considering using taxpayer money to complete a job that is the housing developer’s responsibility.