Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)

An Overview of Tendering Law (Webinar)
BC Housing: 1.5 CPD Points
Date
Friday, May 28th, 2021
Registration Deadline
Friday, May 28th, 2021
Event Description

As a method of procurement, tendering can be fraught with risks. Errors in accepting or evaluating bids can result in legal liability on the part of the tendering authority. Errors in the bid submitted in response to an Invitation to Tender can result in legal liability on the part of the bidder. The law of tenders is complicated and constantly evolving as the courts and the construction industry adapt to new technology and evolving project delivery methods.

 

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to the law of tendering including an overview of:
  1. The difference between tenders and RFPs and other procurement methods
  2. The bidder’s obligations to the tendering authority
  3. The tendering authority’s obligations to the bidder
  • Tendering case law update and discussion of recent decisions
     
  • Practical tips and advice on key aspects of tendering

Presenter: Seema Lal is a principal of SHK Law Corporation with particular expertise in the areas of builders liens and construction law. As a construction lawyer practicing in Vancouver for over 15 years, Seema’s clients include owners, developers, general contractors, subtrades, suppliers and design professionals.

 

Seema regularly lectures and provide seminars to industry groups both in-house and at various CLEs, including the Affinity Institute, the Pacific Business & Law Institute, the Canadian Construction Institute and the Canadian Credit Institute. She also is an adjunct lecturer in the Engineering Law and Contracts in Civil Engineering course for Civil Engineering students at UBC.

 

Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.

 

Webinar time: 9:00am - 10:30am 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 $40.00
Merit Member $40.00
Non-Member $60.00
Agenda (Pacific Time)
9:00am - 10:30am
Webinar
Additional Information

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Computer or laptop
    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS is reccomended 
  2. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  3. A quiet space with minimal distractions - Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  4. Comfortable chair 
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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