Essential Contract Clauses and Approaches for Success

Duration 60 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW19K1173

  • Construction risk management, contract negotiation and contract administration best practices
  • AIA A201 standard terms and conditions and ConsensusDocs general conditions
  • Payment terms, indemnification, incentives, differing site conditions, termination, dispute resolution and alternative dispute resolution procedures, scope of the work, and no damages for delay and pay-if-paid vs paid-when-paid
  • Subcontractor flow-down provisions

Overview of the webinar

Poorly written and unfair construction contracts lead to risk contingencies of up to 20%. Studies demonstrate that fair, best practice contracts achieve superior results and decrease the risk of claims and litigation.What clauses should you prioritize in negotiations to set a foundation for success? What killer clauses should you avoid? The two-main standard construction contract documents, AIA and ConsensusDocs, take different approaches in some areas and similar approaches in others.

Who should attend?

  • Construction
  • Construction manager
  • Director of Facilities
  • Attorney
  • Risk Manager
  • Architect
  • Engineer
  • Design-builder
  • Subcontractor
  • Supply chain

Why should you attend?

This webinar will provide you tools and strategies to:

  • Utilize proper risk allocation to boost party relationships, profits, and avoid claims and delays
  • Spot contract killer clauses and contractual best practices to prioritize
  • The differences and advantage between ConsensusDocs and the AIA A201

Faculty - Mr. Brian Perlberg

Brian Perlberg is Executive Director and Senior Counsel for ConsensusDocs, a coalition of 40+ construction organizations dedicated to drafting best practice construction contracts. Mr. Perlberg serves on the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry Steering Committee for the Contract Documents, National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC) of the Arbitration Association of America (AAA), the Advisory Board to Construction SuperConference, and WPL Publishing.

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