Agenda

9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

9:05

Chair's Welcome and Introduction

 

J. Marc MacEwing

SHK Law Corporation

9:15

Procurement

 

David W. Little                  

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Charlene Hiller

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

 

  • Whole-project approach to the procurement and construction contract
  • How to deal with a required change identified during procurement and be fair when including it in the construction contract: negotiation, subsequent change, cancelling, and starting over

 

9:55

Questions and Discussion

10:05

Refreshment Adjournment

10:20

Common Construction Contract Errors: Clarity + Correctness + Completeness = Certainty

 

J. Marc MacEwing

SHK Law Corporation

 

  • Form of contract
  • Contract essentials and procedures
  • Performace in fact

 

  11:00

Questions and Discussion

  11:10

identifying the Differences between General Contacts and Construction Management Contracts

 

Ryan R. Chalmers

Dentons Canada LLP

 

John S. Haythorne

Dentons Canada LLP

  

  • Project delivery structure - which one is right for you? - Differences between EPC, EPCM, CM, CM-at-risk, and GC
  • Who does what and why?
  • Interface issues and implementations considerations

 

  11:50

Questions and Discussion

  12:00

Networking Lunch

   1:00

Method of Payment

 

David Mckenzie

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

  • Comparing different payment and valuation

 

   1:40

Questions and Discussion

   1:50 Design Build Contracts
  Christopher W. Eagles

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

 

Douglas R. Sanders

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

 

  • When to choose Design-Build
  • Risk-allocation consideration and performance requirements
  • Forms of Design-Build contracts and the design-review process
  • Practical tips for drafting and using Design-Build contacts

 

   2:30 Questions and Discussion
   2:40 Refreshment Adjournment
   2:55 Public Private Partnership (P3) Contracts
 

Carrie Fleming

Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP

 

  • Structural differences in P3 contracts
  • Common issues arising out of P3 contracts
  • Managing multi-lateral relationships in a P3 context

 

   3:35

Questions and Discussion

   3:45

Subcontracts

 

John S. Logan

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

  • Issues arising out of standard-form subcontracts
  • Flow-down provisions, pay-when-paid clauses, and dispute resolution clauses
  • Anticipating delyaed payment and its consequences
  • Deficiencies and warrenties
  • Issues regarding statutory declarations

 

   4:25

Questions and Discussion

   4:35

Chair's Closing Remarks

 

John S. Logan

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

   4:40

Program Concludes