WebEd: The New AIA A201 Insurance Exhibit & Updates to the ConsensusDocs Insurance Provisions: Insurance Requirements are a Chang’in

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The AIA A201 2017 General Conditions Document has been rewritten and includes for the first time an Insurance and Bonds Exhibit detailing insurance requirements. This will impact the insurance requirements for both Owners and Contractors. The AGC-endorsed ConsensusDocs also made significant changes in its updated standard documents that among other things now defaults to the Constructor procuring the Builder's Risk Policy, instead of the Owner. This webinar will highlight changes to the various insurance requirements and what you need to do to comply as well as identify alternative contract negotiation strategies.

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the AIA A201 General Conditions Document insurance changes and Insurance Exhibit A
  • Learn about insurance changes in the ConsensusDocs 2016 and 2017 industry standard contracts
  • Learn how contract provisions regarding insurance provisions should be complied with or modified to ensure contract compliance and proper contract administration


Jeffrey J. Vita - 150
Jeff Vita
Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C.

Jeffrey Vita is a founding Partner of SDV, and has more than two decades of experience in pursuing insurance recoveries and crafting creative risk transfer solutions for his policyholder clients, both corporate and individuals. He routinely counsels clients on insurance and risk management issues related to the construction, manufacturing, power and energy, transportation, financial, healthcare, and real estate industries, as well as the municipal sector.

Recognized as a seasoned insurance law practitioner, Jeff has successfully tried numerous cases and has extensive experience in handling complex, multi-party arbitrations and mediations across the country. Working at both the trial and appellate levels, Jeff has obtained significant insurance recoveries on behalf of his policyholder clients.

Brian Perlberg, Esq
Senior Counsel, Construction Law 
AGC of America

Brian Perlberg is Senior Counsel for Construction Law & Contracts for AGC of America, where he handles construction law and contract matters. Mr. Perlberg also serves as the Executive Director & Senior Counsel for ConsensusDocs, a coalition of 40 leading construction organizations. Mr. Perlberg is on the ABA Forum on the Construction Law Steering Committee for the Contract Documents, the Executive Committee for the National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC) of the Arbitration Association of America (AAA), and the Board for Construction SuperConference Board, and WPL Publishing Advisory Board. Mr. Perlberg regularly speaks at national conferences such as Associated General Contractors of America, Design-Build Institute of America, ABA Forum on Construction, CMAA, CSI, and is an author in construction law treaties and industry publications including Construction Law Handbook (Aspen), Construction Law Update (Aspen), Construction Litigation Reporter, Risk Management in a World of a Change, the VoiceConstruction Lawyer, and Constructor. He was recently recognized as a top legal voice by ENR. Prior to joining AGC, He served as General Counsel for the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). Mr. Perlberg is a member of bar for the United States Supreme Court, Maryland, and District of Columbia Bars.

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