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Those With Part 16 Complaints, Please Stand Up

By: Paul A. Lange, Esq and Alison L. McKay, Esq If you are considering filing a Part 16 Complaint, the first question you should ask is: Can I satisfy the strict standing requirements? The purpose of this article is to educate the average airport tenant, user or sponsor on the standing requirements for filing a […]

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Knowing Whether to Proceed Under Part 13 or Part 16

By: Paul A. Lange, Esq. and Megan E. Bryson In the first three articles in this series, we discussed some of the more common grant assurances that are disputed between airport sponsors and tenants. Our fourth and fifth articles focused on preserving your own documents and evidence, as well as seeking out evidence from your […]

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Gather & Organize Evidence To Support Your Case

By: Paul A. Lange, Esq. In the first three articles of this series, we discussed some of the more common grant assurances that are disputed. Our fourth article took a different direction, namely how to begin preparing for litigation or settlement discussions in advance of commencing litigation. The place to start is ensuring that your […]

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Preserving Your Own Evidence (Or, People Who Live In Glass Houses…)

By: Paul A. Lange, Esq. In the first three articles in this series, we discussed some of the more common grant assurances that are disputed. This article takes a slightly different direction, discussing how to begin preparing for litigation or settlement discussions in advance of commencing litigation. The first step to ensuring success in litigation […]

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Exclusive Rights At Single FBO Airports

By: Alison L. McKay, Esq. It is sometimes difficult to determine whether a federally funded airport with a single FBO has granted an Exclusive Right in violation of Federal Grant Assurance 23. The purpose of this article is to help identify whether a single FBO airport is an Exclusive Right, or simply a situation where […]

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Minimum Standards Exemptions

By: Paul A. Lange, Esq. & Megan E. Bryson, Esq. Can an airport tenant ever really be exempt from an airport’s minimum standards and regulations? This is a pressing and timely issue for all airport tenants, whether the tenant is the beneficiary of an exemption or whether its competitor has or is seeking an exemption. […]

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