What Every Contractor Needs to Know about the New AIA A201 (2017 edition)

On-Demand Schedule Fri, December 06, 2019 - Fri, December 13, 2019
Duration 60 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW15C8762

  • New AIA A201 General Conditions Form
  • Termination, Notice, Retention, Owner-directed Means and Methods
  • AIA A401 Subcontract 

Overview of the webinar

This webinar will give you insights into the newly released documents at the heart of the AIA Contract Documents program: the A201-related AIA Owner-Architect Agreements. This flagship family of documents is revised by the Documents Committee on a 10-year cycle. Some of the more significant changes include impacts termination, retainage, notice, notice of claims, insurance, financial information, owner-directed means and methods and dispute resolution will be addressed. 

Who should attend?

  • Construction Manager
  • Director of Facilities 
  • Attorney
  • Risk Manager
  • Architect 
  • Engineer
  • Design Builder 

Why should you attend?

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) updates its main standard construction documents only once every 10 years. The 2017 edition of AIA A201 General Condition document and related agreements were just published. The AIA A201 is the most litigated contract document in the history of construction. This latest edition has some new traps and ambiguities that you need to be aware and protect yourself against. Every contractor and subcontractor need to these changes will impact your bottom-line and negotiating strategies you can use when faced with the changes in the 2017 edition. 

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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