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November 2017 IRMI Interview of M. Hill

On November 1, 2017, IRMI (the International Risk Management Institute) interviewed Alba’s Mike Hill.  The Interview covers topics such as why Alba combines a surplus lines brokerage and legal services into one firm, what are the industry’s greatest challenges and what is its “next frontier.”

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M. Hill, Panelist on Oct. 10, 2017 CLE re. Managing Environmental Risks in Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-Offs and Bankruptcy

On October 10, 2017, Michael Hill served for the second consecutive year as Panelist in a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Webinar regarding Management of Environmental Risks in Mergers, Acquisitions, Spin-Offs and Bankruptcies.  The webinar was sponsored by Strafford Publications. Among other topics, the webinar covered the quantification and long-term management of environmental obligation.  

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Air Force Uses Cost Cap Alternative For 2nd Time As Substitute To Obtain Fixed-Price Cleanup

Given its prior success in using an innovative Cost Cap Alternative following traditional Insurers’ 2011 exit from the Cost Cap market, the Air Force again used the Cost Cap Alternative to achieve cleanup and transfer of over 200 acres of property under a Fixed-Price Cleanup Contract.  Alba helped develop the Cost Cap Alternative, which is […]

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Canton Crossing Redevelopment Opens, over 1,000 jobs created

Alba client Canton Crossing, LLC and the City of Baltimore celebrated the opening of Canton’s $105M redevelopment of 20 acres of brownfield property, creating over 1,000 jobs and with more expected. The project was hailed by several Baltimore and Maryland officials, including Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, who said the new Canton Crossing is “moving […]

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EPA Recognizes Benefits of Fixed-Price Cleanups

EPA Recognizes Benefits of Fixed-Price Cleanups

On March 28, 2013, EPA’s Inspector General released a report, EPA Should Increase Fixed-Price Contracting for Remedial Actions, noting FPCs’ cost-saving and other benefits and requiring EPA to do more.

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