The learning objectives for this seminar involve an exploration of how to best position yourself for the inevitable payment dispute with your client, both in contract formation and during the project when the dispute arises. The presenters will discuss the options available to design firms when payment disputes arise, the pros and cons of the various of contract provisions that can provide leverage in the event of a payment dispute, and negotiation strategies that will help guide the design firm through these negotiations.
The following general areas will be covered:
- What are the most common contractual protections for payment disputes in use today, and what are the advantages and disadvantages to the A/E?
- What risks are presented when payment disputes arise and how can the A/E best protect itself from potential liability exposures?
- How have recent legal and statutory developments impacted the risks associated with payment disputes?
- What strategies should the A/E follow when payment disputes arise?
Dion Cominos, Esq., Firmwide Managing Partner
Ernie Isola, Esq., Partner
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
Principals, CFO's, Business Managers, Contract Managers, Risk Managers, General Counsel
AIA members qualify for 2 LU's
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