Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in Iowa

Location: Holiday Inn, Downtown, 1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa

Details

BrownWinick attorneys, Brian Rickert, Michael Dee, Brant Kahler and Brent Soderstrum will be presenting at a Lorman Education Services seminar on "Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in Iowa." 

Topics covered at the seminar are as follows:

  • Overview of Construction Contracts and Basic Contract Principles / Brant Kahler
    • Contract Formation and Essential Contract Terms
    • The Requirements for a Valid Contract
    • Must a Contract Be in Writing?
    • Exchange of Contract Forms
    • Conduct of the Parties
    • Change Orders and Contract Modifications
    • Interpreting Ambiguous Contracts
    • Breach of Contract
    • Warranties: Expressed and Implied
  • Essential Contract Terms / Brent Soderstrum
    • Scope of Work and Payment Terms
    • Indemnification and Insurance Coverage
    • Limited of Liability
    • Site Conditions and Delay Claims
    • Statutory Requirements
    • Liquidated Damages
    • Consequential Damages
    • Choice of Forum/Law
    • Dispute Resolution
  • Selecting and Managing the Appropriate Project Delivery System / Brian Rickert
    • Traditional Systems
      • Design-Bid-Build
      • Design-Build
      • Multiple Prime
      • Construction Management and Its Variations
    • Emerging Systems and Concepts
      • Public-Private Partnerships
      • Build-Operate Transfer
      • Build-Own-Operate
      • Integrated Project Delivery
  • Key Provisions in Subcontracts / Michael Dee
    • Flow-Down and Pay if Paid Clauses
    • Insurance Requirements
    • Termination
    • Making and Resolving Claims
    • Waiver of Subrogation
    • Lien Waivers
  • Dispute Resolution / Michael Dee
    • Negotiation
    • Mediation
    • Arbitration
    • Litigation

DATE:  December 13, 2012
LOCATION:  Holiday Inn, Downtown at Mercy Campus, 1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa
REGISTRATION:  8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
SEMINAR TIME:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (lunch is on your own)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: 

  • Attorneys
  • Presidents
  • Vice Presidents
  • Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Engineers
  • Controllers
  • Accountants
  • Contract Managers
  • Architects
  • Facilities Managers
  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Other Construction Professionals

BENEFITS FROM SEMINAR:

  • Avoid heated arguments during the project by addressing key issues in your contracts and subcontracts.
  • Discover essential contract provisions.
  • Keep your company out of costly litigation - properly address claims and dispute resolution in your contract

Please see the website for Lorman Education Services at www.lorman.com/ID389670 or contact them at 866-352-9540.