Why Unfair Contracts Lead to Failure and Essential Negotiation Strategies

On-Demand Schedule Fri, December 06, 2019 - Fri, December 13, 2019
Duration 90 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW19G0765

  • Construction risk management, contract negotiation and contract administration best practices
  • AIA A201 General Conditions and ConsensusDocs
  • 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
  • Subcontract flowdown

Overview of the webinar

Poorly written contracts cost projects up to 20% in increased costs and lead to claims. What are the most important clauses that you should prioritize in negotiations to set a foundation for success, and which clauses to avoid? Learn how you can spot contract killer clause and how to neutralize them.This webinar will provide specific examples to leverage standard construction contract clauses in ConsensusDocs and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) A201 to improve your bottom-line.

Who should attend?

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

Why should you attend?

  • Learn how utilizing proper risk allocation boosts party relationships, profits, and avoids claims and delays
  • Spot some contract killer clauses and contractual best practices to prioritize
  • Learn 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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