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What Construction Lawyers Need to Know Before Negotiating/Drafting Owner and General Contractor Agreements in 2011
ExecSense, December 2010, Minutes: 60
In What Construction Lawyers Need to Know Before Negotiating/Drafting Owner and General Contractor Agreements in 2011, ExecSense examines the most up-to-date best practices that other leading construction lawyers have found to be most successful when negotiating and drafting such agreements for 2011. Take the 60 minutes to view this webinar (on your computer, mobile phone, iPod, iPad, Kindle or printed out) to learn what parts of these agreements are now being structured differently, as well as tips and techniques to help you better negotiate and draft owner/general contractor agreements in the current economy.
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The webinar is led by an expert in the negotiating and drafting of owner/general contractor agreements, R. Webb Moore (Shareholder, Hirschler Fleischer), and focuses on:
- Everything you need to know in 60 minutes about the most up-to-date strategies for negotiating and drafting owner/general contractor agreements in 2011
- A line-by-line look at an updated owner/general contractor agreement, highlighting elements that are most negotiable right now, and specific wording examples of provisions that you want to ask for (e.g. scope of services, time of performance, milestone dates for substantial completion and final completion, contract price, progress payments, contractor affidavit, changes in the work, fines, termination, dispute resolution, indemnity, assignment of contract, etc.) and avoid (e.g. ceding owner authority to the architect, paying for the cost of work without a guaranteed maximum price, waiver of consequential damages for contractor delay, etc.)
- Specific negotiating strategies for getting better terms from general contractors in the current economy
- The 10 questions most asked by construction lawyers and their clients in the current economy with respect to negotiating and drafting owner/general contractor agreements and how to avoid any legal pitfalls that could hamper the construction process
- Case studies of other construction lawyers that have had recent success negotiating owner/general contractor agreements that are legally and financially advantageous to their clients, what worked best for them, what they are doing differently for 2011, and important lessons learned
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