Smith, Currie and Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts: A Practical Guide for the Industry Professional

Smith, Currie and Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts: A Practical Guide for the Industry Professional

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ISBN-13: 9780471760832
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/25/2008
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.37(h) x 1.33(d)

About the Author

Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr., Lead Editor, is Senior Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP and Editor of Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition.

Thomas E. Abernathy IV, Coeditor, is a Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP and a past chair, American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law.

Hubert J. Bell, Jr., Coeditor, is a Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP and a past chair, American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law.

Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP, founded in 1965 and with offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Tallahassee and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Washington, D.C., has nationally recognized practices in the areas of construction law, government contracts, and environmental law. The firm represents clients in all fifty states, as well as Mexico, Canada, and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Author Biographies.

1 Federal Government Contracts and Commercial Contracts: A Brief Comparison.

2 Authority to Bind the Government, Contract Financing,  and Payment.

3 Contract Formation.

4 Contract Types.

5 Socioeconomic Policies.

6 Government Contract Interpretation.

7 Differing Site Conditions.

8 Contract Changes.

9 Delays, Suspension, and Acceleration.

10 Inspection, Acceptance, Commissioning, and Warranties.

11 Contract Terminations.

12 Bonds.

14 Project Documentation Techniques.

15 Contract Claims and Disputes.

16 Federal Grants for Public Construction Contracts.

Index.

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