Contract Corner

Contract Corner #12 - Termination Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Member firms have identified numerous concerns with the many forms of non-standard agreements that are prevalent.  This week’s issue is Termination.

Some agreements provide for immediate termination by the client without fair compensation for a…

Read more

Contract Corner #11 - Payment Terms Monday, February 29, 2016

Member firms have identified numerous concerns with the many forms of non-standard agreements that are prevalent.  This week’s issue is Payment Terms.

Some agreements provide wide scope for a client to hold back funds due to a consultant for sp…

Read more

Contract Corner #10 - Disclaimers and Limitations Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Member firms have identified numerous concerns with the many forms of non-standard agreements that are prevalent.  This week’s issue is Disclaimers and Limitations.

Some agreements restrict or prohibit a consultant’s ability to incorporate appr…

Read more

Contract Corner #9 - Intellectual Property and Ownership of Documents Monday, February 1, 2016

Member firms have identified numerous concerns with the many forms of non-standard agreements that are prevalent.  This week’s issue is Intellectual Property and Ownership of Documents.

Many agreements include provisions that overly vest intell…

Read more

Contract Corner #8 - Site Safety Monday, January 18, 2016

Member firms have identified numerous concerns with the many forms of non-standard agreements that are prevalent.  This week’s issue is Site Safety.

[ UPDATE (January 2019): ACEC-BC is currently developing Guidelines for Engineers as Prime C…

Read more