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End of the Year Address
Brian Perlberg, Executive Director & Senior Counsel, ConsensusDocs

2016 is going out with a bang for ConsensusDocs with a just released comprehensive update to its flagship documents. A summary of changes can be found here. The construction law newsletter had a very good second year expanding its reach to new readers and covering the hottest legal issues impacting the construction industry. Below, you can find an easy to use index of all articles sorted by sequence in this end-of-the year issue. Thanks for reading and I look forward to an even better 2017!!

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FIRST ISSUE – JANUARY 2016

Effective Use of Email for Construction Project Communications and Documentation
Eugene J. Heady, Partner, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP


The Doctrine of Nullum Tempus, and Its Impact on Statutes of Limitation and Statutes of Repose
James D. Hollyday, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP


Document Everything: How To Ensure A Sucessful Inefficiency Claim
Christopher M. Sweeney, Associate, Peckar & Abramson P.C. 


New and Improved Standard IPD Agreement and IPD Joining Agreement are Now Available from ConsensusDocs
Brian Perlberg, Executive Director & Senior Counsel, The Associated General Contractors of America

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SECOND ISSUE – MARCH 2016

Basic Components of a Well-Prepared Claim Document
Eugene J. Heady, Partner, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP


Agreements to Arbitrate Are Simple, Right?
Ira M. Schulman, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP


Buy American vs. Buy America: What A Difference An “N” Makes
Lori Ann Lange, Partner, Peckar & Abramson P.C. 


Contract Management in the Cloud
Jordan Howard, Sales and Program Coordinator, ConsensusDocs


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THIRD ISSUE – MAY 2016

Strategies for Drafting an Effective Arbitration Clause
Eugene J. Heady, Partner, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP


Get Ready For OSHA
JD Holzheauser, Associate, Peckar & Abramson P.C. 


Agreements to Arbitrate Are Simple, Right?
Ann B. Graff, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP


Newly Updated Construction State Law Matrix


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FOURTH ISSUE – JULY 2016

Preventing Limitation of Liability End-Runs
Ralph A. Finizio, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Robert A. Gallagher, Associate, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Jane F. Lehman, Associate, Pepper Hamilton LLP


Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors: A Costly Mistake
Kathleen Hsu, Associate, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP


American Arbitration Association Issues Alternative Rules For Arbitrating Construction Disputes On A More Expeditious Basis
Scott G. Kearns, Senior Associate, Peckar & Abramson P.C. 


ConsensusDocs Technology Platform


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FIFTH ISSUE – SEPTEMBER 2016

ConsensusDocs Marks 9 Years Today


Criminalizing Safety Violations: The New Norm?
Frank T. Cara, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Alex D. Corey, Associate, Pepper Hamilton LLP


Arbitrator Powers – What’s Allowable, What’s Not
Charles W. Surasky, Partner, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP


Subcontractor Reporting Requirements Under Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
Susan Elliott, Associate, Peckar & Abramson P.C. 


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SIXTH ISSUE – NOVEMBER 2016

Warning – A Mutual Waiver of Consequential Damages Could Be One-Sided
Alan Winkler, Partner, Peckar & Abramson P.C. 
Susan Elliott, Associate, Peckar & Abramson P.C. 


OSHA Changes Bring Increased Penalties and Risk of Criminal Prosecution
Christopher M. Horton, Associate, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP


A Contractor's Primer on Changed Conditions
Kenneth I. Levin, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP
John J. Gazzola, Associate, Pepper Hamilton LLP


2016 Revisions to ConsensusDocs
Phillip E. Beck, Partner, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP


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The views expressed in this newsletter are not necessarily those of AGC of America. Readers should not take or refrain from taking any action based on any information contained in this newsletter without first seeking legal advice.


 

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