Legal Issues Involving COVID-19 and Construction Contracts
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
1:00 – 3:00 pm CDT
The legal concept of force majeure, including definition developed through common law and case law
Different types of force majeure clauses, the benefits/detriments of each
Relief for force majeure and treatment of the clause by courts in different jurisdictions
Contractual notice provisions and their effect on claims relating to COVID-19
The imposition liquidated damages in the context of COVID-19
Indemnification and insurance
Suspension or termination for convenience
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Partner at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP (Red Bank, NJ)
Mr. Nudelman has represented members of the construction industry across a broad spectrum of matters for over 25 years. He works with owners and developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors and design professionals to prepare and negotiate contract documents for construction in the New Jersey and New York metropolitan area. Mr. Nudelman drafts, modifies and negotiates customized contracts, as well as contracts based on standard industry forms from groups such as the American Institute of Architects, Consensus Docs and Design Build Institute of America. Mr. Nudelman’s construction contracting work helps his clients manage the risk inherent in construction projects so they may adequately protect their interests now to avoid claims and disputes in the future. When claims and disputes are unavoidable, Mr. Nudelman draws upon his wide-ranging experience in construction litigation, representing clients in state and federal courts throughout the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area, as well as in local and international mediations and arbitrations.
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Course Title: Legal Issues Involving COVID-19 and Construction Contracts
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines legal issues involving COVID-19 and construction projects, including Force Majeure clauses, contractual notice provisions, indemnification and insurance, site safety, suspension or termination for convenience, and consequential damages.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain The legal concept of Force Majeure, including the definition developed through common law and case law.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to compare and contrast different types of Force Majeure clauses, and the benefits/detriments of each.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to handle the imposition liquidated damages in the context of COVID-19.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe events that could trigger suspension or termination for convenience.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with construction contracts
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/07/2025
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