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Effectively Transferring Risk Through Incorporation by Reference Clauses

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 another.  In construction contracts, these clauses are most often seen in subcontract agreements and bonds.  In subcontracts, incorporation by reference [...]

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Texas Municipal Procurement Laws – Made Easy

Texas Municipal Procurement Laws - Made Easy

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’s Approach to Risk Allocation VIII – Subcontractor Selection

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 those clauses where an owner seeks input or control over a contractors subcontracts and subcontractor selection. In Construction Manager at-Risk [...]