Collaborative Construction Contracts for Complex and International Projects
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will brief construction counsel on the use of collaborative construction contracts for complex and international construction projects. The panel will discuss the key requirements for collaborative contracting, advantages and disadvantages, and best practices for reducing disputes and maximizing efficiency so projects can be completed on time and on budget.
- Overview of collaborative contracting in the construction industry
- Key differences between traditional and collaborative contracting models
- Advantages of collaborative contracting
- Disadvantages of collaborative contracting
- Dispute resolution and other issues
- Best practices for building a more collaborative culture
The panel will cover these and other key issues:
- What projects are suitable for collaborative contracting and what are some practical considerations for successful implementation?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of collaborative contracting?
- What are best practices for drafting dispute resolution provisions in the collaborative contract context?
Christopher S. (Kit) Houston
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Mr. Houston has vast experience and expertise in negotiating and drafting construction contracts employing various... | Read More
Mr. Houston has vast experience and expertise in negotiating and drafting construction contracts employing various delivery models, including IPD, DB, DBB, CMAR, CMMP, and PPP. While his practice is focused on construction contract drafting, he has a rich history in general real estate and development issues. As a part of his real estate practice, Mr. Houston advises clients on legal issues encountered with acquisitions, development, land use and zoning, financing, commercial leasing (office/retail/industrial), and title. Specifically, he acts as outside counsel to a major multi-state hospital network, where he negotiates medical office leases, ground leases, and purchase and sale agreements.Close
Peter Kamminga, Esq. Ph.D.
JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator, Referee/Special Master, Neutral Evaluator
Dr. Peter Kamminga is an expert in collaborative contracting and a neutral with more than 20 years of experience as an... | Read More
Dr. Peter Kamminga is an expert in collaborative contracting and a neutral with more than 20 years of experience as an international mediator, arbitrator, DRB-member, and resolver of complex disputes in the U.S., Europe, and globally. He has consulted on many billion+ dollar construction projects and has successfully resolved hundreds of complex disputes involving multiple parties, sophisticated questions of law, and aggregate values of millions or billions of dollars involving a variety of sectors including the energy, construction, and real estate industries as well as financial, tech, and health care. His extensive mediation experience includes both two-party cases and matters involving up to 20 or more parties. Educated both in the U.S. (Columbia and Harvard University) and in Europe Dr. Kamminga is fluent in English and Dutch and has an excellent working knowledge of German and French.Close