Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

Managing Risk and Disputes in Construction Projects (Webinar)
BC Housing: 1.5 CPD Points
Date
Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
Registration Deadline
Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
Event Description

Risk is a key feature of every construction project. The essence of the ability to reduce the frequency and severity of claims is the identification of these construction project risk factors and dealing with them and/or providing for them in the construction and design contracts and in the administration of these contracts.  Having contractual provisions and strategies in place for how to handle risks and/or disputes if they do arise, is a key component of a successful project.  

 

This seminar will provide some practical advice on how to manage risks and strategies for dealing with disputes.

 

Course Outline:

  • An overview of the most frequently encountered construction claims/disputes
  • Tips for avoiding claims before they happen
  • Tips for keeping the situation from escalating too far
  • Ways to minimize exposure if claims are made
  • A discussion of alternative dispute resolution methods

Presenter: An Associate Counsel with SHK Law Corp., Marc MacEwing has practiced extensively as a construction lawyer in all aspects of the practice for over 30 years. He has particular expertise as a builders lien lawyer, as well as in tendering disputes and preparing and analyzing contract documents. Marc advises owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and design professionals.

 
Marc has been listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a “repeatedly recommended” leading practitioner in construction law in BC. He has been Peer Review Rated for General Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell® and included in The Best Lawyers in Canada®.
 
In addition to authoring more than 175 published articles on construction law topics, Marc is a member of the editorial board and a contributor to the Continuing Legal Education Society’s British Columbia Builders Liens Practice Manual. Marc is a frequent lecturer to design professional and construction trade bodies, businesses, and educational institutions.
 
Marc is also a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.
 

Webinar time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please contact Ally Bodnar at ally@icba.ca or call 604-298-7795 during regular business hours.

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Workshop
ICBA Member $25.00
Merit Member $25.00
Non-Member $40.00
Agenda (Pacific Time)
11:00am - 12:30pm
Webinar
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:

 

Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.

 

Registrants who do not attend/log into a webinar, and/or who do not notify ICBA of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.

 

Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.

 

COURSE CANCELLATION BY ICBA:

 

ICBA may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case ICBA’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.

 
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