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Evaluating Contractual Dispute Resolution Provisions – Prescribed Discussions and Negotiations

Last month, this column introduced the idea of claims and certain contractual and statutory elements that may affect a contractor's ability to bring claims for contract time and contract sum adjustments under contract. This month, the discussion will focus on contractual terms concerning claim resolution. Download the full article..

Remedial Damages Clauses Across Multiple Projects – Are Cross Default Provisions Enforceable?

General contractors who sub-contract portions of the work on their projects almost always include clauses in their subcontract terms and conditions that allow the contractor to withhold payment from a subcontractor in the event the subcontractor’s performance causes the contractor to experience a loss. Download the full article. 

Jeff Chapman will Present Project Management and Dispute Avoidance to Austin NARI

Jeff Chapman will present to the Austin Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and their October Board meeting and membership lunch. Jeff will speak with the membership about Project Management and Dispute Avoidance. The meeting will be held at the Sunshine Camps Facility in Zilker Park on [...]

Jerry Negrete will be Presenting at the Texas Charter Schools Association’s Annual Conference

Jerry Negrete will speak to the membership and guests at the Texas Charter Schools Association's Annual Conference. This year's conference takes place between Oct. 11-13 at the Gaylord in Grapevine. Jerry will discuss procurement for charter schools as well as recent updates to the law that effect charter school construction projects. [...]

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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