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When do hard-nosed negotiations become coercion? Or, when should you feel unlucky?

By: Stan MillanJones Walker, LLP   “You can’t go to a negotiating table pointing a gun, but you’ve got to keep it over your shoulder.” Joe Slovo   Conflict in…

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When Is the Price Right? Setting the GMP for Design-Build 

When contracting for design-build, ConsensusDocs offers options. The ConsensusDocs 410 Design-Build Agreement [Cost of the Work with a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP)] is the most popular within ConsensusDocs. Contractually, the…

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When the Contractor’s Right to Offset Gets Nixed by the State

By: Lauren P. McLaughlin, Esq. & Raziye Andican, Esq. Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP. Disputes frequently arise at the end of a project between subcontractors and general contractors regarding offset.…

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Who Is Managing Your Contract Risks?

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Why BIM, and Appropriate BIM Contracts, are Critical to Project Success

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Why Contracts Matter to Your Bottom Line

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Why Every Contractor Must Beware of the “Borrowed Servant Rule”

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Why Specialty Contractors Need to Know the Difference Between AIA and ConsensusDOCS Contracts

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Withholding Payment or Having Your Payment Withheld Due to Disputes on Other Projects: Know Your Rights to Offset

By: Christopher C. Broughton Associate, Jones Walker LLP. Introduction The right to offset refers to the common sense ability to reduce or eliminate your payment obligations to a party who…

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