| WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW PROMPT PAY CONSTRUCTION LAW IN MASSACHUSETTS
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Please Note: This course has already
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2010
Location: Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont St., Boston, MA
Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Nelson Kinder Mosseau & Saturley, P.C. and Kenney & Sams, P.C. will be hosting a networking reception from 6-7:30 p.m. It will be held in the Function Room on the first floor. All are welcomed.
About the Program This August, Governor Patrick signed a landmark bill that fundamentally changes how parties to a private construction contract will relate to one another. The new law applies to all private construction contracts signed after November 8, 2010 (except for residential projects involving four or less units). The statute dramatically affects the following issues:
The law cannot be waived by agreement, and contains several “tripwires” that can cause contractors to incur significant liabilities if they are unaware of the law’s requirements. If you are involved with the construction industry, it is critical that you learn and understand the new Prompt Pay law. This seminar pro-vides practical business level advice on the law’s requirements, and offers tips and tactics on how contractors can successfully navigate this changed landscape.
- Timing of submission of payment applications and requisitions
- The time allowed to review and approve or disallow change orders
- Timing of payment from owners, to general contractors, and general contractors to subs
- The enforceability of pay if paid clauses A contractor’s remedies following rejection of a requisition or change order, or following nonpayment
Attend and Learn
- About the Changes in the Law
- The Time Allowed to Approve or Reject Change Orders
- Potential Liabilities
- Pay Applications, Change Orders, and Timing of Payment
- Pay-If-Paid Clauses
- Other Considerations (Sureties, Strategy Issues, Etc.)
Faculty Kenneth E. Rubinstein, Esq.
Nelson, Kinder, Mosseau & Saturley, P.C.
Michael McInerney, Associate General Counsel
Babcock Power, Worcester
Michael P. Sams, Esq.
Kenney & Sams, P.C.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Tuition is $129.00, $99.00 for Suffolk Alumni and attorneys admitted to the bar after 2008.
If you would like to register with a check, the following link will lead you to a registration form. Please print out and send it along with your check to the address listed on the bottom of the form. Construction Registration Form
Space is limited. Registrations at the door are welcome, but please register in advance to reserve a seat and your written course materials or call to confirm space availability.
If for some reason you are not able to attend, you may send a substitute or call later than the business day before to receive a refund less a $15.00 cancellation fee.
Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont St., Boston, MA
There will no CLE credits given for this program.
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