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ConstructorCast:  Why Construction Needs Standard Form Contracts

Learn the benefits of using standard construction contract versus manuscript or bespoke documents. In this episode, Brian Perlberg, AGC’s Senior Counsel and ConsensusDocs Executive Director for ConsensusDocs talks about how creating standard contract documents was in AGC’s original by-laws back in 1918 and how AGC’s leadership in the ConsensusDocs Coalition fulfills that mission as well as moves the needle for the entire industry by creating foundation to build through fair contracts.

Assessing the Risk Design-Build

Who’s on the hook for design defects in design-build projects? It may not always be who you think. In this episode, find out when and why contractors do not always bear the risk of design errors or omissions on design-build projects. This episode explains design-builders’ liability. David Hecker, Kiewit’s General Counsel and Dirk Haire, Fox Rothschild’s Construction Law Co-Chair will help you understand the differences between design and performance specifications and how they may govern design liability. You will also determine when the Spearin Doctrine applies to design-build contracts; learn about cases where the design-builder incurred liability for design; and how contracting officers’ actions and federal contracting rules and regulations can dramatically raise a

Industry Priorities