Speaking Engagements | May 23, 2023

Borek Presents Class for Construction Exchange on Contract Terms

Speaker: Erin C. Borek

Contract Top 10 Necessary (and Unnecessary) Terms

Erin C. Borek presented a class for Construction Exchange of Buffalo & WNY, Inc.’s on contract terms. Topics included:

  • The most important terms that should be included in every subcontract along with the terms that are commonly included but may not actually be necessary or even beneficial
  • Recent court decisions on the applicability of certain terms, including pay-if-paid, indemnification and flow down clauses, as well as the impact of those terms in real life
  • How subcontract terms may apply in jurisdictions outside of New York and risks associated with the use of a standard contract in a different state