Management and administrators face a myriad of legal issues surrounding the purchase and delivery of goods. Buyers and sellers have unique responsibilities.
This course provides a clear analysis of the legal issues related to the purchase and sale of goods. This course will enable managers, contract administrators and others to gain a clear understanding of the obligations and potential liabilities of parties contracting for the sale of goods.
- Ethics and public purchasing
- Update on state and local bid protest decisions
- Contract provisions
- Procurement case law and court decisions
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Discussion Of State Code Of Ethics
And How It Relates To Public
Purchasing Agents/Public Attorneys
And Public Officials
9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
II. An Overview Of Bid And Debarment
9:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Update On State And Local Bid
A. Procurement Methods
D. Rejection Of All Bids
E. Evaluation Issues
H. Award Issues
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
IV. Point/Counterpoint: Paying And
Defending Claims For Extras
A. Contract Provisions
1. AIA Owner-Contract Provisions
2. Contractor-Subcontractor Provisions
B. Protecting The Parties
1. The Paying/Performing Party
C. Time For Claiming Extra
D. Proving Oral Modifications Of Contract
1. Parol Evidence Rule
2. Waiver Of Contract Rights
3. Proving Waiver Of Contract Rights
E. Proving Value Of Extra Work
F. Enforcing Claims For Increased Costs Of Construction
G. Remedies To Recover For Extra Work
1. Construction Liens Construction Bonds
2. Action For Money Damages
2:25 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.
2:35 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Procurement Case Law – Court
Decisions Affecting Procurement
B. Finding Applicable Case Law
C. Florida Court Structure
D. Dickinson Co. vs. City Of Des Moines (347 NW, 2d, 436)
E. Gibbs Construction vs. Board Of Supervisors, Louisiana State University (447 So. 2d, 90)
F. Dedmond vs. Escambia County Government (244 So., 2d, 758)
G. James C. Berry v. Okaloosa County (334 So. 2d, 349)
H. Harry Pepper & Associates v. City Of Cape Coral (352 So. 2d, 1190)
I. Robinson Electric v. Dade County (417 So. 2d, 1032)
J. Rushlight Sprinkler Co. v. City Of Portland (219 P. 2d, 732)
K. Martel Constructing v. Montana State Board Of Examiners (668 P. 2d., 222)
L. Chris Berg v. Alaska DOT (680 P. 2d, 93)
M. Scott v. Buhl School District (853 P. 2d, 1376) Idaho
N. Liberty County v. Baxter's Asphalt (421 So. 2d, 505)
O. Fenske Printing v. Brinkman (349 N.W. 2d, 47, South Dakota)
P. West Harrison School District v. Iowa State Board Of Instruction (347 N.W. 2d, 684)
Q. Stilsing Electric v. Town Of Colonie (96 A.D. 2d, 993, NY)
R. Carl L. Cutler v. State Purchasing Agent (472 A. 2d, 913, Maine)
S. Prairie Valley Schools v. Sawyer (665 S.W. 2d, 606, TX)
T. Kennedy Temporaries v. Comptroller Of The Treasury (468 A. 2d, 1026, MD)
U. Web Sites Of Interest
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Questions And Answers