Author: Michael A. Branca,Aaron P. Silberman,John S. Vento

Publisher: Amer Bar Assn

ISBN: 9781604427516

Category: Law

Page: 863

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Federal Government Construction Contracts provides the construction practitioner with a strong understanding of the detailed regulations developed by the government that rule almost every aspect of construction contracting, from procurement of the construction services to final payment under the contract to the standard contract clauses that provide for a reasonable allocation of risk between the government and the contractor.
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A Practical Guide for the Industry Professional

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.,Thomas E. Abernathy, IV,Hubert J. Bell, Jr.,Steven L Reed,Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470539763

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 736

View: 8432

Federal Construction Law for Construction Professionals Any firm intent on benefitting from the boom in federal government construction contracts must navigate an increasingly complicated and demanding set of laws, regulations, and practices that govern these projects and the contractors performing them. To help guide you through this maze, here is the updated edition of the easy-to-understand guide to the practical reality of these special requirements, and how managers and owners of construction industry firms can use them to effectively avoid pitfalls on current projects and compete successfully for new projects. Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts, Second Edition walks the reader through actual federal contracts, highlights critical clauses, and simplifies governmental and legal jargon to provide ease of use by the nonlawyer. Updates to this Second Edition include: Coverage of the newly enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Specifics of federal government grants to state and local public construction contracts New insights on Design-Build, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), BIM, Green Construction, and Web-based project management techniques used by the federal government A revised look at the increasingly detailed business ethics and compliance program requirements for contractors and subcontractors as mandated by the federal government for its contractors A unique Web site at www.wiley.com/go/federalconstructionlaw provides the user with a Table of Acronyms and Terms commonly found in federal government contracts, an extensive list of Web sites of interest to federal government construction contractors, checklists, sample forms, as well as specifications related to innovations in project delivery By making transparent the many rights, risks, and legal responsibilities involved in a federal government construction project, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts, Second Edition provides construction industry professionals—from general contractors, subcontractors, and designers to surety bond agents—with the insight and understanding they need to avoid problems and run a successful project from start to finish.
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Author: Stan Uhlig

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1523097086

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 7121

Follow the Path to Success in Federal Construction Contracting Opportunities abound in federal government construction contracting, but the devil is in the details. Companies performing work for the federal government must plan and operate based on very specific guidelines and regulations. Knowing how to work within those strict parameters makes the difference between success and failure. Federal Construction Contracting Made Easy is your road map to successfully identifying, planning, and completing government construction projects. This book guides you in finding opportunities, preparing winning proposals, and staying in compliance on construction projects. It is the one resource you will need to work in this competitive arena. The book provides guidance on: • Understanding the Federal Acquisition Regulation and knowing when and how to use it for your benefit and protection • Preparing quality control and safety programs that comply with federal regulations and processes • Determining when a change order is required and how to price and properly process • Identifying a claim and knowing how to process it Federal Construction Contracting Made Easy is an invaluable resource for construction firms, architect/engineer firms, subcontractors, and vendors that want to do business with the federal government. Plus! A handy glossary of terms is included. Bonus: Federal Construction Contracting Made Easy: A Field Guide to the FAR is available as a supplement for project superintendents.
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A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.,John M. Mastin,Ronald G. Robey,Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118858158

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 896

View: 639

Cut through the legalese to truly understand constructionlaw Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense ConstructionLaw is a guide for non-lawyers, presenting a practicalintroduction to the significant legal topics and questionsaffecting the construction industry. Now in its fifth edition, thisuseful guide has been updated to reflect the most currentdevelopments in the field, with new information on Public PrivatePartnerships, international construction projects, and more.Readers will find full guidance toward the new forms being producedby the AIA, AGC, and EJDC, including a full review, comparison tothe old forms, areas of concern, and advice for transitioning tothe new forms. The companion website features samples of thesedocuments for ease of reference, and end of chapter summaries andchecklists help readers make use of the concepts in practice. Theupdated instructor support material includes scenario exercises,sample curriculum, student problems, and notes highlighting the keypoints student responses should contain. Construction is one of the nation's single largest industries,but its fractured nature and vast economic performance leave itheavily dependent upon construction law for proper functioning.This book is a plain-English guide to how state and federal lawaffects the business, with practical advice on avoiding disputesand liability. Understand construction law without wading through legaltheory Get information on an emerging method of funding large-scaleprojects Parse the complexities presented by international and overseasprojects Migrate to the new AIA, AGC, and EJDC forms smoothly andconfidently This book doesn't cover legal theory or serve as a lawyer'sguide to case law and commentary – its strength is the clear,unaffected common-sense approach that caters to the constructionprofessional's perspective. For a better understanding ofconstruction law, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common SenseConstruction Law is an efficient reference.
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Author: Stan Uhlig

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781453734308

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 328

View: 8151

"Principles of Federal Construction Contracting," is a thorough, practical introduction to the federal market for small construction firms seeking to understand how to do business with the federal government. As Stan's book demonstrates, it is not enough to be excellent in your construction services to succeed with the government client, one has to understand the structure of a federal construction contract in order to minimize bid risk and enhance one's ability to satisfy the customer. In this book Stan has presented an excellent systematic analysis of the most common terms and conditions presented in federal construction solicitations, explained in Stan's no-nonsense language from one construction professional to another. If you are thinking about or starting to pursue federal construction business, Stan Uhlig's "Principles Of Federal Construction Contracting" is a must read.” Director, Contracts & Procurement, Nobis-Engineering Inc “Principles of Federal Construction Contracting helped us diversify the business. We have been able to thrive at a time when others are struggling just to stay in business.” Owner Silverdale, WA"Principles of Federal Construction Contracting has become a great resource for us. Whenever we have a question about a project we are bidding, I know where to find the answer." Greg Tozer Operations Manager"It is really hard to find people that truly understand construction and even harder to find people that understand Federal work--Stan is very knowledgeable and I highly recommend Principles of Federal Construction Contracting if you would like to grow your business and be profitable." OwnerWhat This Book Will Do for YouPrinciples of Federal Construction Contracting is designed to be your complete reference for the rules, regulations, procedures, and processes of doing business with the federal government in construction contracting. The manual has been designed around U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operating methods and their rules, processes, and procedures. While other federal government agencies operate under the same laws and regulations, they may have slightly different processes and requirements. This manual will help all levels of construction firms, architectural engineering firms, subcontractors, and vendors who want to do business with the federal government as well as help firms that are already in the field become more effective and thus more profitable. It will empower firms with the knowledge of the federal processes, rules, regulations, and procedures needed to be successful in federal construction contracting. Principles of Federal Construction Contracting is your complete guide to:•Finding federal construction projects to bid on•Understanding federal government solicitations and contracts•Understanding what constitutes a winning proposal•Building a strategy for your firm that meets your goals and enhances your business plan•Understanding federal government rules, regulations, and procedures for producing project design for both design-bid-build and design-build contracts•Preparing quality control and safety programs that comply with federal regulations and processes•Comprehending the meaning of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and knowing when to use them and how to use them for your benefit and protection•Determining when a change order (modification) is required and how to price and properly process it•Identifying the claim and how to process it•Each of the sections is designed to provide you with:•An in-depth guide to how the process works•A complete understanding of how to use the process, regulation, or procedure for your benefit and protection•Checklists, where appropriate, that help you decipher requirements•Recommendations and tips to help you through the process and protect you from potential claim situations•Copies of federal government forms•Knowledge so that the federal government must deal with you as an equal
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Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Federal Expenditures, Research, and Rules of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 1782 ... August 18, 1982

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Federal Expenditures, Research, and Rules

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Construction contracts

Page: 149

View: 9269

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Joint Hearings, Eighty-third Congress, First Session, on S. 848. April 14, 1953

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Construction industry

Page: 191

View: 8993

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Author: Michael T. Callahan

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735581770

Category: Law

Page: 501

View: 9525

Construction and design contracts increasingly contain provisions giving one or both parties the power to terminate the contract. Given that contracts are not always clear on the interrelationship between the termination provisions and the law, this unique resource provides the insight and information you need to interpret contracts and enforce key clauses to your client's advantage. "Termination of Construction and Design Contracts" enables you to handle even the most complicated terminations and suspensions. With this latest addition to Aspen Publishers' respected "Construction Red Book Series," you'll be able to: Negotiate and draft appropriate termination clauses in project contracts Benefit from expert analysis of current case law Master the subtle differences between different types of termination --and know when each applies Identify all the potential remedies for the terminated contractor whether justified or wrongful Understand and enforce the duty to mitigate Identify and apply the different immunities Accurately value the costs involved in termination Determine what constitutes default and the grounds for a default termination Define the contractor's, owner's, and designer's right to suspend work "Termination of Construction and Design Contracts" provides complete and comprehensive analysis of all the issues surrounding contract termination and the suspension of construction and design projects. Covers the legal and practical details of termination from every party's perspective: Public Owners Private Owners Contractors Subcontractors Sureties
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Administrative law

Page: N.A

View: 2682

The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
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Author: William Schwartzkopf,Richard Tasker

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735552630

Category: Law

Page: 963

View: 462

Practical Guide to Construction Contract Surety Claims, Second Edition provides clear guidance on the methods, procedures and case law surrounding the surety process. Whether you represent the surety, principal, or obligee, this one-of-a-kind reference will provide you with the indispensable, practical guidance and reliable tools you need to manage the surety process. Practical Guide to Construction Contract Surety Claims, Second Edition is logically organized around the various types of bonds - payment bond, bid bond, performance bond - as well as the claims that are asserted against those bonds, and the methods of investigation and resolution of those claims. It covers in detail the surety's options for resolving performance bond claims, including: Tender Completion by the obligee Completion by surety Financing the principal This book also addresses matters that affect the claims handling process, such as: Bankruptcy of the principal Claims for extra-contractual damages Claims by the surety against the principal Indemnity for losses sustained by the surety The interrelationship of the surety and the insurance carriers for the construction project Valuable analysis of case law is included within the discussion of each topic, and the relevant facts of key cases are highlighted where applicable. Bonus Interactive CD-ROM Includes All Forms and Documents This unique CD-ROM contains nearly 150 forms, such as sample agreements and correspondence among the parties, providing the guidance you need to act quickly and protect your client's interests in any situation.
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Federal, State, and Local

Author: Charles M. Sink,Krista L. Pages

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590319253

Category: Construction contracts

Page: 338

View: 1776

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Author: Robert Frank Cushman,Esq Cushman,John D. Carter,Paul J. Gorman,Douglas F. Coppi

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 9780735514454

Category: Law

Page: 664

View: 946

The most useful, definitive resource available on every aspect of construction claims, including how to present the claims, how to calculate and prove the amount of damages sustained, and how to prove liability. It even covers the clauses that should be in every construction contract. You'll get comprehensive coverage of all the important issues -- delay claims, differing site conditions claims, claims for lost profit, international claims, and much more. Includes a variety of winning strategies, practice tips, and helpful checklists to minimize damages and maximize collectability.
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Author: Gerald Finkel

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9781563249860

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 177

View: 9064

The American construction industry, reponsible for nearly 4% of the nation's Gross Domestic Product, directly employs over five million people and provides millions of additional support jobs in related fields. This book provides an introductory overview of the economic aspects of the industry, including the historical development of building activity from earliest times to modern day market-based construction, including the work of individual artisans to complex construction unions. The book explores current trends in labor force participation; the measurement of industry performance; the determinants of investment; government involvement; competition; wage determination; training; and worker safety.
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C40, Housing units authorized by building permits and public contracts

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Construction industry

Page: N.A

View: 7397

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