On Friday, February 16, 2018, the Austin City Council voted to make paid sick leave a mandatory requirement for all non-government employers. Austin is now the first city in Texas… read more →
Effectively Transferring Risk Through Incorporation by Reference Clauses Incorporation by reference clauses are tools commonly used by contract drafters to extend the terms, obligations, rights, and remedies from one contract to… read more →
Do you need quick answers to questions about municipal contracting ad purchasing? There are many individual statutes that govern a city’s responsibilities and obligations in the procurement process. These regulations cover all types of procurement, not just construction spending.
Here is a paper that is currently published on the Texas Attorney general’s website. I, along with three co-authors, wrote this paper. We’ve updated it to bring it current through the last legislative session in 2012. Future updates will follow pending action from the 82nd Legislature in 2013.
Contractor Approach to Risk Allocation VIII – Subcontractor Selection Clauses In this edition of my series addressing equitable risk allocation in construction contract, I am going to discuss… read more →
This article is the fifth in my series of discussions about contractual risk allocation. This installment focuses on force majeure clauses and discusses the manner in which certain contracts allocate… read more →
The Contractor’s Approach to Risk Allocation IV: Acceptance of Work Clauses This article is the fourth in my series of discussions about contractual risk allocation. This installment focuses on acceptance… read more →
The Contractor’s Approach to Risk Allocation III: Consequential Damages Clauses This article continues the series of discussions about risk allocation and the manner in which contractors… read more →
The Contractor’s Approach to Risk Allocation II: Indemnity Clauses This article continues the series of discussions about risk allocation and the manner in which contractors can use various… read more →
The Contractor’s Approach to Risk Allocation: Liquidated Damages and No Damages for Delay In my last column, I introduced the idea of addressing risk allocation in a series… read more →
The Public Private Partnership wave has come to Texas. P3s or PPPs are being used to to deliver new projects to the public in transportation and vertical construction. Is it… read more →