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Howard Wise at the Canadian Institute's Managing Risk at the Pre-Tender Stages of Your Construction Project

September-23-2008

Area Construction Law

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
10:15 a.m: Utilizing the Pre-Qualification Process at the Pre-Tender Stage

Speaker: Howard Wise, Goodmans LLP

This session will focus on:

  • When should pre-qualification be used and why?
  • Examining the benefits of pre-qualification: securing the right vendors and taking advantage of a shorter timeframe
  • Avoiding the legal traps of pre-qualification
  • Exploring the drawbacks of pre-qualification: eliminating competition
  • What are owners looking for during the pre-qualification process and what documents should be provided?
  • How should the pre-qualification process be carried out: strategies for a fair and successful pre-qualification period
  • Fairness of process: managing complaints
  • Why is it important to establish criteria for pre-qualification? a) tips for judging all contenders objectively b) strategies for analyzing prior project experience of vendors: what is prior experience?
  • Should references be considered at the pre-qualification stage: what is the benefit?
  • Can municipalities and owners exclude a bidder from the pre-qualification process due to outstanding litigation?


For more information please visit the Canadian Institute Website, or download the below PDF

Canadian Institute's Managing Risk at the Pre-Tender Stages of Your Construction Project
September 23 - 24, 2008
Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto ON


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