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November 4, 2021

A Willis A&E podcast series on risk management topics for architects and engineers

A Willis A&E podcast series focused on risk management for Architects and Engineers. Our host, Dan Buelow, Managing Director of Willis A&E, engages experts across the A&E spectrum on a wide range of critical topics and risk trends impacting design professionals across North America.

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Episode 1:Negotiating Contracts: Critical Basics

Special Guest: Doug Palandech, Esq., Foran and Glennon

In this first episode of our four part series on negotiating contracts, we discuss the critical basics of negotiating professional agreements and tips on using contract formation as an important vehicle to establishing client expectations and mitigating a design firm’s risk against costly claims and client disputes.

Episode 1: Negotiating Contracts: Critical Basics
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Episode 2:Negotiating Contracts: Deal Makers

Special Guest: Doug Palandech, Esq., Foran and Glennon

In this second podcast of our four part series on negotiating contracts, we discuss seven specific “Deal Makers” which are certain contract clauses that are so important to the protection of your firm that you want them included in each agreement you sign. If your client won't agree to these vital provisions, you may want to seriously consider whether to accept or decline the project.

Episode 2: Negotiating Contracts: Deal Makers
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Episode 3:Negotiating Contracts: Dealbreakers

Special Guest: Doug Palandech, Esq., Foran and Glennon

In this third episode of our four part series on negotiating contracts, we discuss seven specific “Deal Breakers” which are Client-drafted clauses that are so burdensome and onerous the design firm must insist it be deleted from any agreement, or substantially modified, to avoid assuming significant and possibly uninsurable risk.

Episode 3: Negotiating Contracts: Dealbreakers
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Episode 4:Negotiating Contracts: The Dreaded Indemnity Clause

Special Guest: Colleen Palmer, Risk Manager, Beazley

In our final podcast on negotiating contracts, we take a deep dive in discussing the dreaded indemnity clause and review what every design firm needs to watch out for – and negotiate - in order to avoid taking on unreasonable and uninsurable risks.

Episode 4: Negotiating Contracts: The Dreaded Indemnity Clause
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